Aquatic Turtle Care Recommendations

Aquatic Turtles Aquatic turtles are beautiful, intelligent, and captivating pets that require dedicated care. With appropriate care and habitats, turtles will delight owners with their behavior and interactions. Housing/Enclosure Aquatic turtles need a large enclosure. As a general rule, the water depth should be at least one and a half to two times the turtle’s carapace (shell) length. For example, a five-inch turtle will need a 40-55 gallon tank. Space should be doubled for turtles…

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12 Dangerous Holiday Pet Hazards and How to Keep Your Pet Safe this Winter

Winter holidays can be a joyous time for humans yet a dangerous time for our four-legged family members. The curious nature of cats, plus a dog’s strong sense of smell, causes both animals to get into holiday decorations, food, and drinks that could lead them to wind up in a MedVet emergency room. Take some extra pet-proofing measures this year to keep your best friend happy and safe all holiday season. Avoid dogggy dilemmas…

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5 Tips to Keep Your Dog and Cat Safe this Holiday Season

Help ensure your pets have a happy holiday by keeping these five tips to keep your pet safe this holiday season in mind. Candles and Trees.  Trees and decorations are beautiful, but can pose a danger to your pets. Cats may attempt to climb and/or use the trunk as a scratching post, causing the tree to fall and potentially resulting in injury. Keep your tree secure by using a stable stand or tying the top…

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