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Little Pets in the Classroom

Teachers deciding whether to add a bunny, hamster or other small animal into the classroom environment should consider the benefits that having a class pet may instill with the students:...
Small child watching his pet gerbil eating from a green bowl of food

Choosing the Right Bedding

Waste-absorbing litter or bedding is required for most small animal cages Whichever product you decide on, always change the litter or bedding often to keep your pet healthy Many good...
Small pet animal standing in cage, on top of layer of pellet bedding

Making a Home for Your New Small Animal

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 gerbils:  bigger is better For your guinea pig, the...
A pet rabbit inside a cage home designed for small animals

How to Keep Pets in Their Cages

"When I was around 10-years-old, my 5th grade teacher gave me our class pet – a hamster named Toby – to babysit for the summer About a week into the summer, Toby vanished from his cage!...
Keep your small animal fed to deter escape from their cage or habitat

Spring Cleaning Your Pet-Friendly Home

If you have a pet-friendly household, you may have to take some additional things into consideration when starting your spring cleaning Toys Slobber, dirt, and hair all accumulate in...
Washing and vacuuming is how you can clean your dog's bed

Perfecting Your Small Pet’s Home

There’s a lot more to a pet’s home than just choosing the right cage Pets need a variety of accessories to keep them healthy and comfortable in their new surroundings- and the right...
Smaller animals make great pets, with the right living space