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The Animals at Home Podcast

The show that brings all members of the animal community, from pet hobbyists to wildlife experts, together under one roof to discuss anything and everything animal related. NEW EPISODE EVERY 2 WEEKS!

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Episodes!

BONUS: Can Small Snakes Thrive in Large Cages?

In this episode, I discuss the method I used to introduce my young (and small) Jungle Carpet Python to his new and very large enclosure. I chat about the common myth we hear in the hobby: "small snakes fail to thrive in large enclosures due to stress."

22: Life in Africa | Righteous Reptiles

Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in Africa? This episode we spoke with Bryce Broom of Righteous Reptiles. Bryce is a young, enthusiastic YouTuber with a passion for sharing footage of the native wildlife...

21: Custom Reptile Caging | CDE Cages

Sarah Dunsmore, the co-owner of CDE Cages. CDE Cages is a small, family-owned cage manufacturing company out of Omaha, Nebraska. CDE Cages has been manufacturing animal cages since 1984 and they specialize...

20: Running a Traveling Reptile Show Business | Crosstown Exotics

Crosstown Exotics is a reptile and bug show that travels throughout Chicagoland providing hands-on education entertainment and the owner, Colin Langenderfer joins me on this episode...

19: Reptile Rehab & Curing Shedding Problems | Jordan Jones

Our guest for this episode is Jordan Jones aka @JJsReptileWorld on Instagram. Jordan is a Reptile Educator, Herpetologist & Rehabilitator and she is also the creator of ReptoRub, an all-natural de-shedding agent...

18: Do Crows have Funerals? | Kaeli Swift, Ph.D.

Kaeli Swift, Ph.D joins us today to discuss her research on a genus of bird you are certainly familiar with. The genus is Corvus and birds within this genus include, crows, ravens, rooks, and jackdaws...

17: Steve Irwin's Legacy | Sterrin's Wild World

Sterrin Smalbrugge is a Dutch ecologist and herpetologist, you may recognize her social media handle @sterrinswildworld. After learning of the death of her hero Steve Irwin as a young child...

16: Saving the Iguana you've Never Heard of | Renata Carlseen

This episode we are chatting with Renata Carlseen of Reptile Function. Renata specializes in Cyculra (Rock Iguanas) and Delicatissima (Lesser Antillean Iguana). Iguana delicatissma, in particular is an endangered species with very low numbers in both...

15: Black Dragons, Virgin Births & Hybrids | Cory Aymar

This week our guest is Cory Aymar of Toothless Reptiles! Toothless Reptiles is a Varanus Salvator Water Monitor breeding operation in California specializing in Black Dragons i.e. melanistic water monitors. Cory is an incredibly intelligent and interesting...

14: Starting a Rainforest Conservancy From Scratch | Jana Bell

Jana Bell is the Founder of the Amazon Rainforest Conservancy (ARC). In 2011, Jana traveled to South America and for the first time, visited the Amazon Rainforest. Her life would forever be changed from this moment onward...

13: Working with Venomous Snakes | Kristen Wiley

This week we are talking venom with the Director of the Kentucky Reptile Zoo, Kristen Wiley! The Kentucky Reptile Zoo is home to one of the largest venomous reptile collections in North America...

12: Fastest Growing Reptile YouTube Channel in History? | Snake Discovery

One year ago, you may not have been familiar with the YouTube Channel, Snake Discovery. Today, you surely are. Snake Discovery has now become a hugely popular YouTube Channel, which has come as somewhat of a surprise...

11: The Red-eared Slider Problem | Marc Ouellette

Marc Ouellette is the founder of Little Res Q, a reptile rescue based out of Ontario, Canada. Little Res Q specializes in Red-eared slider turtles. In the episode, Marc and I discuss the basics of Red-eared slider care, why they make...

10: Do Iguanas Make Good Pets? | Robin Small

Robin Small is the human behind the Instagram account and blog: Ontario Iguanas. In the episode, we discuss Robin's iguana collection, the basics of iguana care as well as some of the biggest mistakes new owners...

9: Fish Saved My Life- The king of DIY | Joey Mullen

Joey's life was in a dark place and the fish hobby pulled him out and sent his life in a positive direction to the place it is now. In the podcast, we discuss exactly how something...

8: Enrichment for Reptiles & My Opinion of Brian Barczyk

In the episode I layout the thought process I used when trying to determine if the statement below is true or false. Reptiles require environmental enrichment in order to reach a maximum level of health in captivity...

7: Life as a Herpetologist | Dr. Jen Moore

Dr. Jen Moore also known as @DrReptilia on Twitter, is an Associate Professor in the Biology Department at Grand Valley University in Michigan.  The majority of Dr. Moore's research focuses on the conservation of both reptile...

6: Overcoming a Fear of Insects | Nancy Miorelli

Today's episode is with Nancy Miorelli, also known as "SciBugs" on social media. Nancy is an entomologist living in Ecuador and possesses a truly inspirational passion for insects!In the episode we discuss, insect phobia...

5: Strict Rules for Keeping Reptiles in Australia | Kyle Chalmers

Olympic gold medalist and reptile enthusiast, Kyle Chalmers joined me on the podcast today! Kyle runs the Instagram account @KC_Critters, which showcases daily pictures of his large reptile collection...

4: From the Circus to Reptile YouTuber | JossersJungle

This episode I am joined by Laerke Rosenberg aka Josser of the popular YouTube channel, JossersJungle! Jossers' YouTube channel has grown to +40k subscribers in less...

3: Ethics of Breeding and Keeping Reptiles | TC Houston

Thinking about starting a breeding project? Then this is a must listen! Our guest this week is TC Houston of Reptile Mountain. TC is a former professional AZA zookeeper, and a Blue Tongue ...

2: Don't keep reptiles as pets

In this episode, Dillon breaks down the philosophy that guide’s both his animal care and online endeavors (YouTube, Blog, and Podcast)...

1: Who Am I?

This episode is an introduction of both the Animals at Home Podcast as well as some background information on the host, Dillon Perron...