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A Guide to Safe Reptile Handling

February 18, 2013

Reptiles can make excellent companion pets, but they do require some unique care to ensure that their owners and others who handle them remain safe and free of illness or disease. Some reptiles carry diseases such as salmonella, which can be transmitted to anyone who holds or comes into contact with them. In order to enjoy your scaly companion safely, here are some helpful tips from a Welland animal hospital the Main West Animal Hospital.

Owning a reptile can be a wonderful, rewarding experience. Certain care should be taken, however, to ensure that the people in your home as well as your scaly companion remain safe in your interactions with one another. By following these tips and working closely with a Welland animal hospital the Main West Animal Hospital , you will all be able to enjoy a healthy, happy relationship.

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