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Turtles Too Need The Vet

We see turtles as some of the sturdiest pets but a turtle owner should know that turtles must be taken to the vet because of various reasons. Even if they seem healthy a general checkup must be conducted once or twice a year. It is important to keep in mind that examining a turtle is […]

Setting Up A Suitable Habitat For Pet Turtles

Setting Up A Suitable Habitat For Pet Turtles

Being a pet owner is a big responsibility and quite often people do not realize how much is involved until it gets too difficult. Turtle habitats can be a little tricky but they are rewarding. Keeping turtles can be very rewarding, these ancient species are very mysterious and offer a unique insight into a world […]

Commonly Known Infections In Turtles

Commonly Known Infections In Turtles

The most common type of infections that occur in turtles is mainly caused by bacteria. To prolong the life of your pet turtle, it’s advisable to learn the signs and symptoms of the prevalent infections. Fortunately, they can be prevented, just make sure you seek the advice of the veteran when you suspect the signs […]

Care Tips For Musk Turtle

Care Tips For Musk Turtle

Musk turtles vary in five different species but the ways in which to care for them are very similar if not the same. Musk turtles enjoy swimming so that means they require a slightly large tank to accommodate this hobby. Your aquarium is where your pet turtle will reside for more than twenty years so […]

Humane Society Warns Against Keeping Turtles As Pets

Humane Society Warns Against Keeping Turtles As Pets

The Humane Society of the United States recently reported that the Salmonella bacteria is not only present in food products but can also be caught from turtles and other reptiles, infecting human beings. Another source, the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that 74000, that is to say 6% of Salmonella outbreaks reported […]