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What’s the right size tank For Your Bearded Dragon

Giving our beardies a wonderful place to live should be a primary concern for all bearded dragon owners. That starts with picking out the right size vivarium (terrarium or enclosure). Healthy, captive bearded dragons can grow to be up to 24” (61 cm) long. Being cramped in an enclosure that is too small will make …

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A Step by Step Guide to Potty Training Your Bearded Dragon

Oh. My. God. WHAT IS THAT SMELL?!?!? If you are a beardie owner, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Our loveable little dragons can take some mean-smelling dumps. Not only that, the runny piles they leave are a pain to clean up. If only they could be potty trained! Well, they can! It is …

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How Long You Can Leave Your Bearded Dragon Alone and How to Do It

One of the nice things about having a bearded dragon as a pet is that they are relatively low maintenance. Much more so than common household pets like dogs and cats. Once a day is usually all your beardie will need your attention. But what if you need to leave them alone for longer than …

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Impaction in Bearded Dragons. What It is and What to Do About It.

One of the many things we love about owning a bearded dragon is that they are very hardy animals. Get a few things right and they are happy and healthy and overall great pets. So when Bacardi, our beardie, hadn’t pooped for a few days, we started to get worried. One of the few health …

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A Helpful Guide to Traveling With Your Bearded Dragon

It’s bound to happen. You are going to run into a situation where you need to take your beardie somewhere. Whether it’s the vet, to have them boarded, or on an extended trip, you are going to have to travel with your beardie at some point in time. That leaves you with the question of …

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Why and How Often Your Bearded Dragon Should See a Vet

As a previous dog and cat owner, yearly trips to the vet were a normal thing. We assumed that would be the same for our new bearded dragon and we were surprised at the number of beardie owners who disagreed with this. Opinions on line varied from never to every 4 months and everywhere in …

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A Realistic Look at the Cost of Owning a Bearded Dragon

Pets are a commitment of both your time and your money. You will owe them at least a little bit of your day for the entirety of their lives. You will also have an up front investment and a continuing investment the whole time you have your pet. This is true for all pets including …

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Bearded Dragons Bites – Why They Happen, What To Do, & Are They Dangerous?

When people hear the word “dragon”, it immediately conjures up visions of fire and teeth and epic HBO tv shows. So it’s natural that one of the first questions prospective bearded dragon owners ask is “do they bite?”. While bearded dragons can bite, they rarely do unless provoked. Bearded dragons are generally docile animals and …

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Crickets vs. Dubia Roaches – Finding the Best Feeder Insect For Your Bearded Dragon

One of the most important things about owning any animal is feeding it a healthy and appropriate diet. For cats and dogs, that’s pretty easy. When it comes to bearded dragons, it gets a little more complex. What’s better for your beardie, crickets, or roaches? To see all the foods you can and can’t feed …

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Bathing Your Bearded Dragon – A Complete Guide With Pictures

One of the very first things I learned about bearded dragons is that every one of them is different. Their behavior and needs vary wildly from one to the next. Because of this, it can be hard to find good answers about them on the internet. Lots of people can tell you what works for …

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Are Bearded Dragons Good With Children?

I don’t know of any kids who don’t, at some point, want a pet. The usual requests are dogs and cats. Occasionally there will be the odd request for hamsters, rabbits, or guinea pigs, too. But there’s another less common choice that I think should be considered—the bearded dragon. Bearded dragons make great pets for …

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32 Strange & Interesting Facts About Bearded Dragons

The more I sit in front of our bearded dragon, Bacardi’s, vivarium, the more I wonder about her. How does her vision work? How good is her sense of smell? What would she be doing if she lived in the wild? There are lots of things we’ll never know about our beloved bearded dragons, but …

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18 Critical Things to Know Before Buying a Bearded Dragon

We did a ton of research before bringing a bearded dragon home as a pet. We read forums. We bought ebooks and video courses. We watched hours upon hours of YouTube. After all that, we thought we were prepared to give our new beardie a great home. But as with many things in life, nothing …

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