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Foods Your Small Animal Should Avoid

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 not for others The alphabetical list below presents...
Raw iceberg lettuce could cause digestive problems for small animals

Your Rabbit’s Behavioral Patterns

Rabbit behavior can be difficult to interpret Rabbits, unlike other pets like cats or dogs, are naturally prey animals, meaning that in the wild, they are constantly being hunted Thus, much...
Pet rabbit hopping on the grass outside, thomping their hindlegs

Understanding your Companions Gnawing Needs

Anyone who owns small pets know that they love to chew For animals that stay in cages, this means they may go through toys and chews quickly They may even cause damage to the cage For...
Pet mouse chewing on corn snack, instead of damaging furniture

Caring for Your Small Animal While You’re Away

Leaving a pet at home alone can be stressful for both animal and owner With most small animals, however, it is more worrisome for the owner than for the pet Typically, these furry creatures...
Before going away, provide your small pet rodent with a caretaker

Small Animal Behavior Basics

Your pet’s behavior will change as she matures from newborn to adult Some of these changes, however, can be mistaken for illness or even worse, they can be mistaken for normal behavior...
An excessively hairy pet guinea pig who could use a grooming

Small Animal’s Teeth

Rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rats and chinchillas all have one thing in common: their teeth are open-rooted, which means they are always growing Since their teeth aren't slowing...
Yawning loudly, a pet guinea pig shows off their pair of white pincers