5 Best Pets for Small Spaces Guest Post by Michael David There are many health benefits that come with owning a pet. They lower allergy risk in children, help you stay social, lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol, help you get more exercise, and boost your mood. But not everyone has the space for horses, a monkey sanctuary, or even a 150 lb Great... [Read more of this article]Cool Pets! Reptiles… lizards, snakes, turtles and tortoises
Cool Pets! Reptiles… the Fascinating World of Lizards, Snakes, and Turtles The sighting of a reptile captures everyone’s attention! These are the most bizarre and curious of all the land dwelling creatures, and also some of the most adorable of the aquatic creatures. Like other terrestrial animals they evolved from creatures of the... [Read more of this article]Four Gorgeous Sea Turtles Returned to the Sea!
Rescued sea turtles rehabilitated and returned home Sea turtle rescues and releases are such an exciting adventure for people, perhaps because we are mostly land dwellers. Yet it warms my heart, and I’m sure yours too, to learn about any type of pet and animal rescue. The warmth and caring of people, for all the creatures in the animal world,... [Read more of this article]The Sulcata Tortoise
Animal-World’s Featured Pet for this week is: The Sulcata Tortoise! Has it always been your dream to have a gigantic tortoise? I’m guessing not! But just in case it is, the Sulcata Tortoise may be right up your alley! The pet store I worked at sold a couple of these guys, but it was usually only on special order. We didn’t normally... [Read more of this article]Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Emperor Scorpion
Animal-World’s Featured Pet for this week is: The Emperor Scorpion! Are you a spider lover? Are you fascinated by arachnids in general? If you want to keep a unique arthropod for a pet, the Emperor Scorpion might be just what you are looking for! I would say that keeping these types of pets is either a love it or hate it type of situation. People... [Read more of this article]Do Red-Eared Slider Turtles Make Good Pets?
Well, the short answer to that question is: it depends. I think that the idea of a pet turtle isn’t necessarily something that most people cling to (unless they are reptile lovers!). But when they go in someplace and see a cute little baby turtle, purchasing one as a pet can often sound like a great idea. And it is true, baby red-eared sliders... [Read more of this article]