The Vet Aide Club at UC Davis learned about handling lizards, chelonians, and snakes during Avian and Exotic Animal Medicine month. Members were split into three groups to apply basic handling principles and learn about common husbandry principles regarding reptiles. Drs. Rhonda Oates O'Brien, Matthew O'Connor and Lynne Lankes were patient with the students and provided critical feedback. The students learned how to avoid a tail whip from a green iguana, weigh a tortoise on a scale, and sex a snake. Each student came out with a better understanding and appreciation for reptile medicine. We would like to thank all of the students, veterinarians, Bay Area Amphibian Society, Gary and Ginger of Tortoise and Turtle Rescue, and Al Wolfe of Sonoma County Humane Society.