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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

Small Animal Bathing Basics

Small animals (mice, rats, hamsters and gerbils) are clean, odor-free animals that self groom An unusual smell or appearance is most likely due to poor health or poor habitat maintenance on...
A small animal like a gerbil doesn't require any grooming or bathing

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 may be the most important ingredient in your rabbit’s diet It helps his digestive system run smoothly and keeps him fit and healthy Here is what you need to know about fiber and...
A pet rabbit with a diet full of fiber, ready to eat an orange carrot

Dealing with an Overweight Rabbit or Guinea Pig

Just like a human, it’s possible for your small pet to struggle with his weight If your rabbit or guinea pig has a poor diet and gets too little exercise, he will have trouble keeping off...
If your pet rabbit's gone gigantic, they may need diet and exercise

A Small Animal’s Daily Diet

Water is the number-one nutrient requirement for all animals Fresh, clean water should be provided in a water bottle with a sipper tube and changed daily The following are some food...
Black-white and brown furred pet guinea pig, eating a supply of seeds

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