Russian tortoises are one of the more popular small species of pet tortoises. They are fairly easy to keep, as long as you know proper husbandry and diet for the tortoise.
Successfully housing a Red Earred Slider in a low maintenance habitat that meets their needs requires not only some planning and some trial and error but also space.
Everything you need to know about Eastern box turtles, Terrapene carolina carolina.
You see those teeny tiny turtles at all of the gift shops at the beach, buy one with a small kritter keeper and a pinch of food, take the turtle home, and follow all of the directions from the sales associate. But, do you know what kind of turtle...
Food choices and feeding your pet aquatic turtle. You don't have to buy commercial, preservative filled food. Recipe for home made turtle food found at the end of the article.
Know the different pet tortoise types and their individual requirements like food and habitation to survive and live long fruitful years. Be a dedicated and committed keeper and your efforts will be well-rewarded through the years.
Tortoises are awesome. Here's 10 reasons why.
Here's what no one tells you about keeping a pet tortoise.
Metabolic Bone Disease (MBD) is a result of not enough calcium and Vitamin D3 for animals, causing the loss of bone density. MBD can also be caused by too much phosphorus and/or too little protein in the diet. Cold temperature can even play a role,...
The common snapping turtle is never a pet - it's an animal with jaws that can seriously injure anyone stupid enough or immoral enough to mess with one. If you are such a moron with such incompetent ideas as to presume that you can handle a snapping turtle by picking one up by the tail - then you...