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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...

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...

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...

Common Small Animal Ailments

In general, small animals are pretty robust creatures With proper nutrition and care they almost never get sick There are, however, a handful of ailments and symptoms that you should become...

Choosing Your Child’s First Pet

A first pet is an exciting and demanding challenge for a young child Most children love animals, and the thought of them having their own pet can be very enticing It’s important to...

Small Animals in the Classroom

Small animals in the classroom help children develop compassion and learn responsibility Never underestimate the power of a pet Pets increase a child’s interest for understanding all...

Small Animal Senses

Viewed by most other animals as prey, small animals have highly developed sensory organs that enable them to sense and survive danger For the most part, small animal senses are much more...

Is it a boy or a girl?

The best way to learn whether your pet is a male or female is to take a visual lesson from an experienced pet shop owner, breeder or veterinarian Following are some of the visual cues these...

International Rabbit Day is September 22

This holiday is typically celebrated each year on the last Saturday or Sunday of September Did you know that, according to Petco, rabbits are the third most popular pet in the US,...