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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

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...
Pet hamster ingesting necessary vitamins and nutrients at the vet's office

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...
Adopting a gerbil as your child's first household pet