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Small Animal Bathing Basics

Changes in appearance could signal health problems Small animals (mice, rats, hamsters and gerbils) are clean, odor-free animals that self groom An unusual smell or appearance is most...

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 is an essential component of 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...

Dealing with an Overweight Rabbit or Guinea Pig

Make sure to follow nutrition guidelines to keep your small pet from developing a weight problem Just like a human, it’s possible for your small pet to struggle with his weight If your...

A Small Animal’s Daily Diet

Small animal diets are just as diverse as the individual species are Water is the number-one nutrient requirement for all animals Fresh, clean water should be provided in a water bottle...

Foods Your Small Animal Should Avoid

Each small animal has a diet unique to it's species 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...

Your Rabbit’s Behavioral Patterns

Rabbits can communicate a great deal through their range of behaviors Rabbit behavior can be difficult to interpret Rabbits, unlike other pets like cats or dogs, are naturally prey...

Understanding your Companions Gnawing Needs

It’s no secret that small animals, such as pet gerbils or rabbits, love to chew and need to chew It’s important to understand this behavior in your pet if you want to manage it Anyone...

How to Deal with Your Small Pet’s Chewing

As their owners know, small pets love to chew, even when they shouldn’t be Rabbits and other small pets love to chew In fact, they need to chew Chewing is a natural instinct and helps...