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Dental Disease in Dogs & Cats

Many pet parents may be surprised to learn that dental disease is considered the most common medical condition in dogs and cats Dental disease is known more accurately as periodontal...

Little Pets in the Classroom

Caring for little pets teaches children about animal behavior and how to be a responsible pet owner Teachers deciding whether to add a bunny, hamster or other small animal into the...
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Choosing the Right Bedding

With so many products on the market, keep a few essentials in mind when choosing small animal bedding Waste-absorbing litter or bedding is required for most small animal cages Whichever...

Perfecting Your Small Pet’s Home

Whether you have a rabbit, guinea pig, or gerbil, there are some essential features for your small pet’s home The time has arrived! You’ve chosen your new pet and found his perfect...

Making a Home for Your New Small Animal

Every small animal has a different idea of a happy home Your friend will be spending a lot of time in his home Make sure that it is well suited to his needs Guinea pigs, hamsters and...

Small Animal Bathing Basics

Changes in appearance could signal health problems Small animals (mice, rats, hamsters and gerbils) are clean, odor-free animals that self groom An unusual smell or appearance is most...

Small Animal Grooming 101

Mice, rats, hamsters and gerbils all practice self-cleaning & maintenance Most small animals are clean and odor-free If there is an odor problem in theses animals' habitats, the fault...

Knowing What to Feed Your Pet Rats and Mice

Understanding the nutritional needs of your pet rats and mice is essential Here is a short guide for their daily feeding Mice and rats are known for their propensity to nibble on any piece...

Fiber in Your Rabbit’s Diet

Fiber is an essential component of your rabbit’s diet Fiber may be the most important ingredient in your rabbit’s diet It helps his digestive system run smoothly and keeps him fit and...

Dealing with an Overweight Rabbit or Guinea Pig

Make sure to follow nutrition guidelines to keep your small pet from developing a weight problem Just like a human, it’s possible for your small pet to struggle with his weight If your...

A Small Animal’s Daily Diet

Small animal diets are just as diverse as the individual species are Water is the number-one nutrient requirement for all animals Fresh, clean water should be provided in a water bottle...

Foods Your Small Animal Should Avoid

Each small animal has a diet unique to it's species Vitamin C: guinea pigs need a lot of it, but in its citrus form it is bad for hamsters Dairy products are OK for some small animals, but...