For ARAV Members

Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery

The Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery is the current journal of the ARAV. It is designed to be a source of information for veterinarians involved in public and private practice on reptiles and amphibians. The Journal is interested in all aspects of care for these species including natural history and maintenance in captivity as well as particular medical and surgical problems.

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Access Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery

Instructions for authors submitting to the Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery:

Author Guidelines

Submit an article through:

Submit A Journal Article

For Non-Members

Back print issues of the journal are available for purchase at:

JHMS Back Issues

PDF’s of single articles are available at:

Purchase Single Articles

Subscribers please contact Dr. Dana Varble, Managing Editor, for more information: