Types of Reptiles

Boarding/Daycare
The veterinary staff at Warm Hearts Pet Hospital is pleased to offer boarding services to all of our patients. We understand the emotions attached to leaving your pet while you are away. We try to relieve the anxiety associated with boarding by providing a large, state of the art facility with a warm and inviting atmosphere while also keeping your pet's health and well being a top priority. Our goal is to take the worry out of your travels.

The benefits of boarding at our facility include:

  • Each pet is supervised and cared for by a member of our highly trained veterinary staff
  • Should an emergency or illness arise, treatment is readily available
  • All pets are fed Purina EN or owners may bring special diets

Catominiums

  • Overnight- $14 per catominium

Canine Boarding:

  • Small Kennel: $12.50 per night
  • Medium Kennel: $15.00 per night
    • $10.00 per each additional pet in the same kennel
  • Run: $20.00 per night
    • $10.00 per each additonal pet in the same kennel
  • Large Run: $25.00 per night
    • $10.00 per each additional pet in the same kennel
  • Extra Large Run: $25.00 per night
    • $10.00 per each additional pet in the same kennel

Reptiles and amphibians together are known as herptiles. These animals are grouped together because they are ectothermic, which means that they cannot regulate their body temperature internally, but must use their environments to control temperature. Common temperature-regulating activities include basking in the sun, burrowing or hibernating. The difference between reptiles and amphibians relates to the way they breath. Reptiles generally have only one lung. Amphibians may have lungs, but they also breath through their skin. Both reptiles and amphibians live on land (terrestrial), in the water (aquatic) or both (semi-aquatic).

There is a wide range of animals that fall into the category of reptiles that come from every land area around the world. The most recognized of these are:

Amphibians

  • Frogs and Toads
  • Caecilians
  • Urodeles
    • Salamanders
    • Newts

Chelonians

  • Turtles
  • Tortoises
  • Terrapins

Crocodilians

  • Alligators
  • Caiman
  • Crocodiles
  • Gavial

Invertebrates

  • Arachnids
    • Scorpions
    • Spiders
    • Tarantulas
  • Insects
    • Centipedes
    • Millipedes
    • Earthworms

Lizards

  • Chameleons
  • Geckos
  • Iguanas
  • Lizards
    • Agamas
    • Anoles
    • Monitors
    • Skinks

Snakes

  • Nonvenomous
    • Black Snakes
    • Boa Constrictors
    • Garter Snakes
    • King Snakes
    • Milk Snakes
    • Pythons
  • Venomous
    • Rattlesnakes

Not all reptiles are allowed to be kept as pets, particularly those that are dangerous to humans, such as most venomous snakes and crocodilians.


Contact Us

Warm Hearts Pet Hospital

Office Hours
Monday:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday:Closed