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Future of keeping pet reptiles and amphibians: animal welfare and public health perspective
  1. C. Warwick1,
  2. M. Jessop2,
  3. P. Arena3,
  4. A. Pliny4,
  5. E. Nicholas5 and
  6. A. Lambiris6
  1. 1Riverside House, River Lawn Road, Tonbridge, TN9 1EP, UK
  2. 2PO Box 575, Swansea SA8 9AW, UK
  3. 3Murdoch University, Mandurah Campus, Education Drive, Mandurah, WA 6210, Australia
  4. 4Specialty Animal Hospital, 9599 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232, USA
  5. 5Notting Hill Veterinary Centre, 106 Talbot Road, London W11 1JR, UK
  6. 622 Ashley Road, West Riding, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
  1. E-mail for correspondence: cliffordwarwick{at}


In a review summary on page 450, Pasmans and others discuss the future of keeping reptiles and amphibians as pets. Here, Clifford Warwick and others discuss the animal welfare and public health implications of exotic pet business.

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