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Ways to Exercise Your Box Turtle

A lot of our household pets need to be exercised daily and this includes reptilian pets as well as dogs and cats. If you own a box turtle then you should talk with your vet to find out ways you can help your turtle get plenty of exercises. For instance, If your box turtle lives in an aquarium, provide him with a large place to swim, plenty of sand to lie and dig in, several rocks to climb, and even a few toys to keep him busy. These habitat modifications will help encourage your turtle to get up and get moving. In addition, you can buy your box turtle treats that will actually float or bob in the water. This will also encourage your turtle to move about, play, and exercise. You can also allow your turtle supervised walks outside of the habitat. Call your veterinarians Matthews, NC for more tips.

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