Did you know that turtles and tortoises have been on the earth for more than 200 million years? That means the distant relative of that cute little shelled reptile you're considering adding to your family walked the earth at the very same time as dinosaurs! Along with their interesting history, turtles and tortoises have excellent eyesight and a keen sense of smell. They're fun to care for and fascinating to watch, making them popular pets for families and hobbyists alike.
If you're considering adding a turtle or tortoise to your family or are just bringing one home for the first time, the PetSmart turtle and tortoise guide has the information you need to help you and your pet start off on the right foot with tips on how to house, care and feed your new friend.