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What Is The Lifespan of A Flemish Giant Rabbit?

True to its name, the Flemish Giant Rabbit is one gigantic bun. At 2.5 feet, they weigh in 12-20 pounds. This makes them the same size as small to medium-size dogs! Imagine one of these grand fellows hopping around your home. But What Is The Lifespan of A Flemish Giant Rabbit I hear you ask? […]

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Should Pets Be Allowed In School? – Pros And Cons For And Against

A common debate is whether pets should be allowed in school. There are definite advocates for both sides. Some teachers say that pets teach responsibility. They also suggest that pets can help kids manage stress. While this may be true, the wellbeing of the pets concerned is not being taken into account. A classroom is […]

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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Apple Cores? Pros & Cons Of Apple Cores

You can indeed feed your guinea pig apple cores, with one stipulation. The seeds must be removed – every single one. This is because apple seeds, stored in the core, are poisonous. They contain a toxic compound called cyanide. So, yes, guinea pigs can eat apple cores. We still want to be sure to answer the […]

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7 Ways To Keep Your Guinea Pig Cool | Summer Hot Weather Tips

Guinea pigs make lovely pets, but they are rather sensitive. They have special digestive requirements, and specific temperature requirements as well. We consider the problem of how to keep your guinea pig cool in hot weather. Guinea pigs have a strong dislike of both heat and cold. They prefer an environment of 65-75 degrees. Otherwise, they […]

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Best Toys For Gerbils | Top 5 Chewing And Playing Toys Reviewed

What are the best toys for my gerbil? Should I give my gerbil a toy? Do gerbils even need toys? All concerned owners have asked these questions before when considering the welfare of their gerbils. After all, gerbils are known to be very playful critters, so it’s only natural to ask about their preferences and […]

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Do Gerbils Hibernate? How Long | Why | Winter | When Cold

Do you notice changes happening in your pet gerbil every time there’s snow outside? During wintertime, your critter may suddenly appear lazy, slow, and even inactive. Do gerbils hibernate? Not exactly, but they do enter a hibernation-like state when the temperature doesn’t agree with them.An animal that is in hibernation will experience dramatic slowing in […]

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Scared Guinea Pig Behavior: Signs That Your Guinea Pig Is Scared

Guinea Pigs don’t communicate the same way that we humans do, but it’s still important to do your best to understand them, especially if they’re trying to convey negative emotions. One such emotion that you should look out for is fear. Today we explore scared guinea pig behavior and ways to overcome the problem. How […]

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Why Do Rabbits Thump | Fear | Stress | Anger | Boredom

You’ve been noticing your pet rabbit thumping his feet more often than usual these days, and you’re concerned. Should you take him to the vet? What’s happening? Is he alright? We explore the reasons why rabbits thump and come up with some suggestions for you. Why do rabbits thump? There are many different reasons why, […]

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Do Rabbits Need Bedding? Which Is Best And Why

While bedding, for rabbits is not a strict necessity, it has a lot to offer as far as comfort and hygiene. This means that, when it comes to the question, ‘do rabbits need bedding?’ the answer is basically ‘yes’.  Do rabbits need bedding? In the wild, rabbits live in dens, also known as warrens. This […]

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Do indoor Rabbits Need Bedding? What’s Suitable And What’s Not!

In the wild, rabbits live in what are known as warrens, or dens. These are holes that they find or dig in the ground. They line the dens with leaves, fur and other natural materials that are soft, warm and springy. But what about indoor rabbits, do they need bedding? Do indoor rabbits need bedding? The […]

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How To Stop Pet Rabbits From Digging Up The Lawn

Rabbits are adorable no matter what they do, but even they have destructive habits sometimes. Take digging, for example. How long ago did you plant those beautiful tulips, only for your pet rabbit to completely dig everything up? How do you stop your pet rabbits from digging up the lawn? In this article, we’ll tell […]

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How Big Do Gerbils Get? Size | Growth Rate | Lifespan | Time Scales

Interested in getting a new small and furry pet, like a gerbil? Or perhaps you already have one, but are just interested to see how it compares to other rodents in the family? We look into how big gerbils can get here. Let’s see, how big do gerbils get? How big do gerbils get? The […]

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Can Rabbits Drink Tea | Is It Safe Or Harmful?

For many people, drinking tea is a quiet, pleasant way to spend an afternoon. Add some biscuits to the mix, and it’s surely a very relaxing afternoon indeed. Which got us thinking – can rabbits drink tea? Can rabbits drink tea? The answer to this question is not so straightforward. While tea does provide some […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Nectarines? Plus 11 Safe Fruits To Feed Your Hamster

Hamsters are technically omnivores, but their great love is for greens and fresh produce. But can hamsters eat nectarines? Hamsters can eat many different kinds of veggies and fruits with little issue. It is actually recommended that hamsters eat veggies and fruit weekly. The key is serving size.  Can hamsters eat nectarines? Nectarines are one […]

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Best Airtight Pet Food Storage Container Review 2019

Keeping pets isn’t cheap and pet food prices have risen over the past few years. So, ensuring the pet food you buy stays fresh for longer we suggest using an Airtight Pet Food Storage Container. Most pet food, as you will know, has a strong odor and can attract insects and flies. These will quickly […]

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7 Pet Rabbit Breeds That Stay Small | Cute And Small Rabbit Breeds

There are over 300+ rabbit breeds known worldwide. Some of these rabbit breeds stay small and cute for their entire life. These cute pet rabbits are a firm favorite with children and rabbit owners. Many of these small rabbits featured in another blog we wrote called the 11 Cutest Pet Rabbits and it’s no wonder. […]

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Hamster Bedding Alternative Materials: 7 Great Ideas For Cheap Bedding

Here are 7 Great Ideas for cheap bedding for your hamster. We take a look at some great Hamster Bedding Alternative Materials that you can use safely and inexpensively to keep your hamster happy, warm and cozy. Short On Time? Get the best hamster bedding online here, low prices and great reviews. Hamsters live in […]

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Are Rabbits Scared Of The Dark? Scared Bunnies | Scared Rabbits

Bunny rabbits may be adorable, but are they scared of the dark? They’re also some of the most vulnerable animals out there. In the wild, they’re often considered as prey by bigger carnivores like lions and tigers. In a domesticated setting, however, rabbits are seen as easily scared or surprised, even though there are no […]

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Do Rabbits Recognize Their Name? ( Mine has a cute name )

Rabbits are well-known for being cute and cuddly pets at home. Many pet owners are under the impression that unlike dogs and even cats, rabbits are just happy enough to be left alone on their own. However, it’s not true. In fact, you can even call your rabbit by its own name and see how […]

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How To Get Your Guinea Pig To Love You: 7 Easy Steps

We all love our little critters – that’s why we take care of them, after all. But unfortunately, not all guinea pigs are affectionate towards their owners. In this article, we discuss how to get your guinea pig to love you. How to get your guinea pig to love you: You can get your guinea […]

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Gerbil Facts: 12 Gerbil Facts That You Need To Know!

So you have or want to keep a gerbil! Great we love them too, so we’ve put together this article with 12 Gerbil facts you may or may not have known. One or two of these surprised us and certainly surprised some of our readers. Many of them, in fact, apply to other rodents and […]

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Guinea Pig Boredom Busters: Stop Your Guinea Pig From Being Bored

The Guinea Pig is a docile creature with a lot of personality. However, they can get bored very easily. We’ll explore some Guinea Pig Boredom Busters for you to implement to keep your little guy/s from becoming bored. Along with its fuzzy, cute appearance and sociable nature, it’s no wonder that the Guinea Pig has […]

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Can Mice Eat Cheese? Is it a myth or do they really like cheese?

Quick, what’s a mouse’s favourite food? If you said ‘cheese’, then congratulations, you’re part of the 98% of the population that believes that. Thanks to popular culture, many people assume that all mice love cheese. In fact, one of the most iconic and recognisable image of a mouse is a brown cartoon mouse standing, sitting, […]

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Why Guinea Pigs Shake: Is this normal behavior​?

You enter the room and head straight to your guinea pig with a smile on your face, “Hi chubby cheeks! How are you doing?” But instead of responding like it usually does, you notice something else about your beloved furball. It seems to be shivering, something that it has never done before. A shaking guinea […]

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Can Rabbits See In The dark? Vision | Eyesight | Bunnies Sight

When it comes to our five senses, animals certainly are the superior ones. Even rabbits, which may seem so cute and cuddly when they’re inside our homes, turn into smart and skillful animals. This is especially so when outside in the wild where they need all their senses to stay alive and avoid predatorsrs. In […]

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Keeping Pet Rabbits: Diet | Housing | Breeding | Care Guide

Rabbits are very cute and cuddly animals but come with lots of care and responsibility. Rabbits are a big commitment to keep and are very curious animals that are always getting into trouble.   This keeping pet rabbits guide will tell you everything you need to know to care for your bunny and how to keep them […]

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Why is it illegal to own a hamster in Hawaii? Read why here!

Hawaii has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world and the people are very friendly. So, why is it illegal to own a Hamster in Hawaii? Did you know that Hamsters and some other small animals are actually banned from entering the island of Hawaii? It’s true! It seems strange that […]

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Why Do Rabbits Eat Their Young? 3 Ways To Prevent It From Happening

With an average gestation period of around just one month, the average rabbit doe can hypothetically give birth up to 12 times a year; with each litter consisting of anywhere from 1 to 14 baby bunnies. So, why do rabbits eat their young? Despite their cute and innocent facade, however, there’s an interesting, but quite […]

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What Color Are Rabbits Eyes? Are They All The Same?

Quick, what color are rabbits eyes? Many people, when asked, will say something along the lines of, “Like car headlights”, “Monster eyes!” or just simply, “Uh, red?” But little do they know that rabbit eyes are actually some of the most interesting things about these furry creatures. Indeed, what color are rabbits eyes? There are […]

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Can Guinea Pigs And Rabbits Live Together?

If you’ve ever had both of these cute and cuddly creatures at the same time, you’ll know just how tempting it is to make guinea pigs and rabbits live together in the same housing. After all, they’re both furry creatures, they look like a miniature and a giant version of one another, respectively, and they […]