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  1. Arcadia
    Hi All, I just love Podcasting, I think that it is a valuable and good long-term medium that allows us all to learn from each others experiences and without charge. In addition to the series of 8 free podcasts that Bill Strand and I conducted for 'Chameleon Breeder Podcast' regarding Reptile...
  2. Other Pets and Exotics
    If anyone is UK based and has 2 minutes to spare could you find it in your heart to help a student out and complete this 14 question, multiple choice questionnaire on Independent Animal Welfare Assessments for my Animal Behaviour and Welfare degree. I need as many replies as possible to collect...
  3. Snakes
    I have several retail outlets 'liked' on my FB account, because I've bought from them previously and had judged they offered a good service and sound advice to newbies. Tonight a certain Warrington based shop which sells Pets & Exotics posted an advertisement for 'reptile jelly'. The...
  4. Genetics
    does anybody else agree that certain morphs present welfare issues such as albino leopard geckos straining their eyes in daylight (even though they are nocturnal general good husbandry requires them to be exposed to heat and day lights) and basically all albinos of any species being susceptible...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
  6. B.H.S
    Although not organised by the BHS, we thought that this conference was worth advertising... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BHS Education Committee
  7. Newbie Advice
    A scientific approach to the Health, Welfare and Optimum Husbandry practices of Captive Inland Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps) About the author: Hi there, my name is Gary Cooper and the main aim of this in depth care sheet is to help reptile owners to care for their beardies by using...
  8. Lizards
    Hi there, I am a vet student doing my final year research project on the care and welfare of reptiles in the pet trade as it's a greatly overlooked area. I am using bearded dragons as an example species. I need to go round to pet shops and look at the housing and husbandry set ups to assess...
  9. Wildlife
    At 12.30 Hughs fishfight campaign is going to the board room with a large boat sculpture come live-vote-counter in tow. So if you could vote at around this time it would look jolly impressive to see the numbers zoom up. Also tell your friends :) Hugh's Fish Fight - Half of all fish caught in...
  10. Fish Keeping
    But. At 12.30 Hughs fishfight campaign is going to the board room with a large boat sculpture come live-vote-counter in tow. So if you could vote at around this time it would look jolly impressive to see the numbers zoom up. Also tell your friends :) Hugh's Fish Fight - Half of all fish...
  11. Snakes
    :welcome: There are so many negative threads about bad pet shops, so I though we could turn the tables and actually name the good pet shops. One of my favourites is Owner: Glenn Chandler Shop: Jungle Phase Location: 115 Abbs Cross Lane Hornchurch Website: junglephase.com
  12. Hobby Issues & Information
    It's all very well having a rant about our current laws concerning reptiles, animal welfare organisations, pet shop conditions, breeders standards, etc. etc., but what can we realistically do about it that will make a real difference? There seems to be a charitable organisation for just about...
  13. Other Pets and Exotics
    Sorry to trouble you. As you know the situation regarding animal welfare in China is diabolical. I wonder if you could give your support to a petition I have currently on the Downing street site? Its about animal cruelty in China to try to pressure our Govt to do something about it.Its doing...
  14. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Sorry to trouble you. As you know the situation regarding tortoises and turtles in China is diabolical. I wonder if you could give your support to a petition I have currently on the Downing street site? Its about animal cruelty in China to try to pressure our Govt to do something about it.Its...
  15. Lizards
    Sorry to trouble you. As you know the situation regarding animal welfare in China is diabolical. :bash: I wonder if you could give your support to a petition I have currently on the Downing street site? Its about animal cruelty in China to try to pressure our Govt to do something about it.Its...
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