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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

Without the proper care, those little teeth can cause big problems Rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rats and chinchillas all have one thing in common: their teeth are open-rooted,...

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?

Often we find the sex of a pet when they present us with a new family! The best way to learn whether your pet is a male or female is to take a visual lesson from an experienced pet shop...

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,...

Safety Tips for Small Animal Play

Small animals can be a lot of fun to interact with if you plan ahead and follow a few safety tips Most of us get a pet for companionship and for the simple joy of playing and spending time...