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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 classroom environment should consider the benefits that having a class pet may instill with the students:   Building Responsibility – While the teacher has […]

Preventing Escapes: How to Keep Your Small Pets in Their Cages

A big house is no place for small pet. It’s important to keep their sense of adventure in check to keep them safe. Small pets have an uncanny ability to follow their curiosity to unknown places beyond the walls of their cages and habitats. Using their wit and wile they often find themselves wandering the […]

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 product you decide on, always change the litter or bedding often to keep your pet healthy. Many good options are available, but be aware of […]

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 cage. You’re ready to have him move in and become part of the family. There’s a lot more to a pet’s home, however, […]

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 gerbils:  bigger is better For your guinea pig, the cage should be at least 28 inches long by […]

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. 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 location is key. […]

Habitat That: How to create the comfiest cage on the block for your small animals

Did you know Hartz carries full lines of products for small animals? We love small animals as much as cats and dogs. Small animals make great starter pets because they involve less attention, but still require the responsibility of feeding and cleaning. One of the most important factors of owning a small animal is creating […]

Spring Cleaning Your Pet-Friendly Home

  As the days get longer and your home is being bathed in sunlight, you may start noticing the dirt, fur and dust that has accumulated during the winter months. 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, […]

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. 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 location is key. […]