Recent Blog Posts

  • Turtle Shell Care

    August 1, 2018
    A turtle’s shell is a critical part of its anatomy, and the shell needs proper care to keep your turtle healthy. Understand the shell and how to care for it safely and effectively is essential for every turtle or tortoise owner. What Is a Turtle’s Shell?
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  • 5 Great Beginner Pet Lizards

    July 1, 2018
    Lizards can be fascinating pets for all ages, but they can also be tricky to care for properly. Choosing a lizard that is suitable for beginners is essential for a happy, healthy pet and a positive experience owning your very first lizard. What Makes a Lizard Good for Beginners?
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  • Hermit Crab Care

    March 1, 2018
    Hermit crabs – despite their less than friendly name – can be the perfect first pets for kids or companions for anyone interested in coming out of their shell and enjoying a new pet. But these crabs do need proper care or they may just get crabby with their new owners!
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  • Common Reptile Diseases and Solutions

    November 1, 2017
    Keeping reptiles can be very rewarding and many different types of reptiles – snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, etc. – make great pets.
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  • What You Should Know About Raising Turtles

    March 1, 2017
    A tiny, newly hatched turtle is sweet and charming, but it isn't necessarily the best pet for you or your family. Understanding turtles' needs and what it takes to be a successful turtle owner is essential before adopting one of these popular reptiles.
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  • Basic Bearded Dragon Care

    December 3, 2016
    Basic Bearded Dragon Care             Bearded Dragons are one of the most commonly kept pet reptiles. They have curious minds and often a fondness for their keepers (even if it is only because we bring the food).
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2016
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Best Pet Reptiles for Children

    April 1, 2016
    Kids are fascinated by reptiles, but not all reptiles make good pets for children. Understanding what reptiles need is the first step in choosing a good snake, turtle or lizard for a child's pet, and there are several types of reptiles that can be ideal for young pet owners.
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  • Pet Care on a Budget

    January 1, 2016
    Pets can be expensive, with thousands of dollars in vet care, supplies, food and more. But savvy pet owners can take very easy steps to lessen the cost of pet care without giving up their furred, feathered or scaled companions.
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