Are turtles good pets for kids?

Answer 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 »

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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 children?

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 »

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 »

Can pond turtles be pets in Medford, Oregon?

Native pond turtles are categorized as a critical species on Oregon's sensitive species list. This protected species can't be taken from the wild to be kept as pets or used in personal ponds. Pet t... Read More »