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Choosing Your Child’s First Pet

Buying or adopting a pet for your child is a big step It’s important to know how to pick out the perfect companion before you head to the pet store A first pet is an exciting and...

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

Most small animals have the same senses that humans do, but they vary in intensity Viewed by most other animals as prey, small animals have highly developed sensory organs that enable them...

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

International Rabbit Day is a day to celebrate the joy that rabbits bring to our lives and to promote happy, healthy environments for pet rabbits This holiday is typically celebrated each...

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...

Holiday Safety for Your Small Animal

The holiday season can pose unique hazards to your small animal The holidays are a festive season for both the family and the family pets However, it is also a season that can expose your...

Which Small Animal is Right for You?

Step aside cats and dogs; small animals can make great pets, too! Small animals have a great deal in common, but also some significant differences Learn more about each of the animals...

Small Animal Checklist

Gather the tools needed for creating a clean, safe and stimulating habitat for your pet Your small animal has some unique care requirements Their instinctive behaviors and peculiar...

The Realities of Rabbit Ownership

Bunnies can make wonderful indoor companions for many animal lovers They are small, cute, fluffy, and can be really fun pets! Thanks to the Easter Bunny, rabbits are also widely considered...

Spotlight on Pet Rats

What are your initial reactions to the thought of owning a pet rat If you have never cared for a pet rat, you probably have many misconceptions about them  Many people think that they are...