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This is a great care sheet for bearded dragons that was
contributed by Jeremiah "Podunk" Jaeger, one of our earliest
regulars on the website. This care sheet was updated in 2013 by
sweetiepie9, one of our forum moderators.
As I am an advocate of reading several
care sheets, here are some other great care sheets hosted
elsewhere. Please read more than one to prepare to care for your
bearded dragon as best you can:
Beautiful Dragons Caresheet
Brandon (aka Claudiusx) put together a very helpful article to help
breakdown the key things one needs to buy for proper care of their
bearded dragon. He provides great detail, as well as a "quick list"
to help you find what you need to take care of your beardie!
One of our regular members, Jess, has taken the time to lay out a
fantastic Q&A to cover all the basic questions for providing
proper heat and lighting. This topic is one of the biggest areas
that people have questions about, and it can be one of the most
critical to do correctly for your bearded dragon's health.
Check out her great article.
Tracie Kretzschmar (Dranch613) has written a great little article
to help shed some light on UV lighting, an essential component to
proper care of your bearded dragon. Be sure to check out this
interesting read to learn some good basics about ultraviolet
Denise Bushnell put together a nice article to help explain just
what brumation is. Many people wonder what it's all about when
their beardie seems to slow down, sleeps a lot, an has a loss of
appetite. While these are often indications of a health issue,
they can also be a sign that your beardie is simply going through a
period of brumation. Check out this article to learn more!
This article was put written by Georgina Rayner, of Swell Reptiles (UK),
and generously offered to BeardedDragon.org to offer to you. Great
tips on how to take care of your bearded dragon during brumation.
This is an article by Alex Sleeis (beardie) and Denise Bushnell
that talks about impaction, what it is, what causes it, some
things you can do to help treat it, and references to other good
sources of information. This article has a picture, provided to
us for use, that is definitely worth a thousand words. Something
as serious as impaction just needed to be written up and made
This is a wonderful article to help bearded dragon keepers
understand Coccidia and other intestinal parasites that bearded
dragons may encounter. Special thanks go to Denise Bushnell for
writing and contributing the article.
So, everyone knows that Phoenix Worms are one of the healthiest
and best feeders for your beardie. You can feed them straight
out of the cup, if you like. But, you can also grow and fatten
them yourself! Find out how with this article!
This article was written by Dr. Bruce Bogoslavsky and approved
for reproduction on BeardedDragon.org. It is a wonderful bit of
information about vitamins, vitamin deficiency, vitamin
overdose, and everything vitamins, with a special focus on
Stuart McDougall walks us through the process he went through to
create the false rock interior of his enclosure. Along with the
descriptions, the pictures help to understand how to make your
very own false rock interior for your enclosure. For anyone
interested in giving their enclosure a rocky terrain, this
article is a must read!
This is a great article to help anyone who is considering or
needing to import their reptile pet into the UK. It was put
together by one of our most helpful members, Gemma. I've seen
questions about importing animals across borders. If you need to
import into the UK, this article is a must read for you.
How far would you go to save your bearded dragon’s life if your precious pet was afflicted by cancer? When cancer strikes an exotic pet like a bearded dragon, keepers are frequently left with no good options other than to euthanize their pets because the cost of surgery can be cost prohibitive for many people. What if you were to learn that Petco—yes, the same Petco from which pet owners across America buy their pet supplies, has devoted $15 million to help eligible pets fight the toughest battle of their lives. Click the title to read more!
Now when you recycle or drive your hybrid automobile to work to
curb the far reaching effects of climate change, you can feel good
about helping your pet beardie’s cousins in the wild. Scientists
at the UK-based Royal Society have recently released intriguing
findings that suggest that climate change can not only affect
bearded dragons’ intelligence but that this difference in cognitive
ability persists into adulthood.
One of the most common questions people ask is "What sex is my
beardie?" Is your pet a boy or a girl? This is an article put
together to help you answer that question, as well as dispel
some myths. This article seems to be highly regarded in the
bearded dragon community and is mentioned on such sites as the
of the Biology Dept. at The University of Michigan.
Added on February 20, 2006
This article explains just what the frightening behavior of eye
bulging is believed to be. For those of you who have not seen
eye bulging in your bearded dragons before, read this before you
do! For those who have, read this to help calm your nerves.
This article discusses one of the cutest social behaviors
performed by bearded dragons. It discusses arm waving and
provides examples of the behavior in photographs.
This is a supplemental article to the Arm Waving article above.
Here the behavior of arm waving is demonstrated in a very
entertaing video. This video is great for really seeing and
understanding what arm waving is, and is just flat out fun to
watch. Be ready to laugh!
This article provides a full discussion of the head bobbing
behavior performed by bearded dragons. It discusses the
different types of of head bobbing and what they can mean. Along
with the information of the article are two videos demonstrating
different forms of head bobbing. As with the Arm Waving Video,
be read to be amused and laugh!
This is an article put together by 'beardie', the founder of
BeardedDragon.org. It is more of a simple discussion and
web-tool to convert the dimension of a tank enclosure into
gallons. This will help people understand how many gallons their
tank is based on measurements of length, width and height.