Are turtles good pets for children?

Answer On One Hand: Turtles Cause DiseaseAn article released by the Humane Society of the United States in September 2004 included frightening statistics about children contracting reptile-associated salm... Read More »

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Are turtles good pets?

On One Hand: Turtles Are Easy to Care ForTurtles are easy and simple to maintain and care for. Most turtles eat normal human food, such as cooked fish, turkey or chicken, boiled eggs, leafy vegetab... Read More »

Are turtles good pets for kids?

On One Hand: Not for Very Young ChildrenThe Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns against having reptiles in houses with children under five and pregnant women, because the animals ... Read More »

Are hamsters good pets for children?

On One Hand: Hamsters are Docile PetsHamsters are small and easy to maintain and tame---important attributes for a child's pet. Children tend to neglect their responsibilities with cats and dogs du... Read More »

Do turtles make perfect pets?

i have 3... linda and andrew are red ear sliders... sir turtleton is a painted...turtles need 10 gallons of tank for every inch of shell... thery need a heat lamp, uv lamp, high tech filters, heat... Read More »