Painted Turtles are fun, interactive pets. Photo: pixabay Painted Turtles are among the most colorful families of aquatic turtles in North America, and they can make highly personable pets in the home aquarium. According to Russ Gurley, author of Keeping and Breeding Freshwater Turtles, “As a group, Painted Turtles make wonderful pets as they are
With the right care, you could be keeping Kuhli Loaches as pets for 10 years or more — that’s how long these fish can live. Photo: AJC1 I have kept Kuhli Loaches as pets in the past, and in this article I’ll share some of the knowledge and experience I’ve gained about these fascinating fish.
As you can tell by their name, Gold Dust Day Geckos are diurnal (they’re active during the day). Photo: thtbln Gold Dust Day Geckos, a smaller member of the Day Gecko family, are both beautiful and charming as terrarium pets. These reptiles are found in the islands surrounding Madagascar and live in semi-arid to moist
If your dog loves the outdoors, there are plenty of gifts that will bring them joy while hiking. Photo: raincarnation40 The season of giving is here, and you’ve come to the right place for all your pet gift needs this year. Whether you have an outdoor enthusiast of a dog, a cat who loves to
Eastern Box Turtle care starts with a proper enclosure. Photo: skeeze Wondering about Eastern Box Turtle care? In this expert guide from Petful, we’ll cover all the essentials and more. First, a little background. The Eastern Box Turtle is one of North America’s most iconic turtle species. It’s also one of the most brightly colored
A freshwater planted aquarium is a stunning way to not only showcase your fish but also give them a natural-feeling home. Photo: Icewall42 A freshwater planted aquarium is one of the most beautiful sights in the world of fish keeping, and with a little work, you can have one of your own. Aquascaping, as it’s
Pet insurance can give you peace of mind. Photo: Melinda Nagy Should you get pet insurance? The simple answer is yes — but what kind of coverage and from which company? The correct policy for your needs from a reputable pet insurance provider should: Help you with your veterinary bills Provide better medical care for
A sugar glider needs a large, multi-leveled living space that’s taller than it is wide so they can jump and glide. Photo: GarrettTT A sugar glider might be your perfect pet if you can’t have a cat or dog, but you fancy something more interactive than a stick insect or a pet tarantula. These tiny