It’s rattlesnake season. Are you prepared?

Crossing paths with a venomous snake may not be at the top of your to-do list this summer. But if you want to prepare in case you do, the Phoenix [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council approves PHS validity amid neighbor complaints

After venomous concerns, the Phoenix Herpetological Society has received the Scottsdale City Council’s approval to “validate a long-standing land [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council to consider PHS validity amid neighbor complaints

After venomous concerns, the Phoenix Herpetological Society seeks Scottsdale City Council’s approval to “validate a long-standing land use.” On [...] Continue Reading →

Gibson: Animal sanctuaries aren’t just for the critters; they’re for people too

A student struggles with basic science because it’s “boring” and he can’t see how it applies to real life. A homeowner steps into his backyard to [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Herpetological Society to host Twilight Croc Walk

The Phoenix Herpetological Society is holding a Twilight Croc Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 30. As part of the Twilight Croc Walk, visitors [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Herp performs life-saving surgery on beloved caiman

Silver, a fairly new resident Caiman who lives at the Phoenix Herpetological Society in north Scottsdale, under-went life saving surgery on April [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Herpetological Society offers tours for holiday season

The Phoenix Herpetological Society is offering a unique way to celebrate the holiday season. Visitors to PHS’ reptile sanctuary can get up close [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Herpetological Society warns of snake activity during warm fall

With the unseasonably warm weather continuing, people should be aware that snakes are still active in the Valley. The Phoenix Herpetological [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Herpetological Society saves injured adult boa

Ratbite Redford, an adult red tail boa constrictor is now safely recovering at the Phoenix Herpetological Society after being rescued from a [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale sanctuary seeks donations as number of reptiles surrendered increases

As popularity of reptiles as pets increases, so do surrenders when owners aren’t prepared for commitment, according to the Scottsdale-based [...] Continue Reading →