Get your one–stop guide for understanding and raising this popular pet lizard. Reptiles are now kept in one out of every seven pet homes, so it′s no surprise that millions have gone gaga for geckos. This fun, easy–to–follow guide provides the scoop on caring for these colorful, gentle creatures, with savvy tips on everything from diet and exercise to housing and veterinary care. The book covers how to properly handle a gecko, what to do if a gecko drops his tail, how to keep the right cage temperatures, ways to protect geckos from other pets, and where to find the best supplies. Liz Palika (Oceanside, CA) is an award–winning pet writer with more than 45 books to her credit, including Turtles & Tortoises For Dummies .
Liz Palika has been writing professionally since 1985 and has written more than fifty books and more than 1,000 magazine articles and columns.
Working in California, Liz trains over a thousand dogs and their families a year, and has put obedience titles on over 20 dogs of her own, from Doberman Pinschers to Papillons, in addition to her beloved Australian Shepherds.
Liz also founded the Love On A Leash therapy dog program, which reaches out to patients of hospitals and residents of retirement homes.