5/1/17 Update: 4/20/2017: Chapter NR 16 – 2017-04-20 Revisions to the WI Native Amphibian and Reptile Regulations have been published in the Administrative Code and Register. These are large...


Importing Pets from Outside Wisconsin Household Pets A “household pet” is an animal from a traditional companion animal species: dog, domestic cat, ferret, hedgehog, pet bird, rabbit, or dom...


One significant aspect that can often influence and affect our ability to keep pet reptile, amphibian, and even invertebrate species (such as tarantulas, scorpions, and insects), as well as...



Where in Wisconsin can I go to school for Herpetology? One question that is very frequently asked, particularly by graduating high school seniors, or even by those earlier in their high scho...


As with all animals, reptiles and amphibians (which are collectively known as herps, or herptiles) urinate and defecate, just as we need to, as wells our dogs, cats, and other animals. Once...



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