As bearded dragons, Pogona vitticeps, become increasingly popular pets, reptile veterinarians must be prepared to guide owners toward proper husbandry, diet, and reproduction. This paper outlines appropriate housing, substrate, and lighting necessary for these lizards to thrive. It also outlines the necessary food and water requirements. For clients who intend to breed their dragons, guidance on determining the sex of the dragons and establishing the ideal breeding environment is given. Notes on egg incubation are also provided.

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