GERBIL EATING A CARROT

Can gerbils eat carrots?

Any gerbils’owners want to ensure that their pets are healthy with fluffy and reflective shine hair. For this to happen, proper nutrition is paramount for healthy gerbils. But can gerbils eat carrots? The short answer is, yes, but occasionally. Gerbils cannot live on carrots alone. Indeed, even if they like it when they are given, […]

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Tail slip in Gerbils | What is it and how to prevent it?

Gerbil owners often contact us when they notice something wrong with their Gerbil tail. One of the best parts about owning a pet especially small cute ones like gerbils is the ability to handle and play with your pet. Tail slip in Gerbils is very common but it needs to be addresses asap. However, with […]

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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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Can Gerbils Eat Dandelions? How to Feed Your Gerbils Dandelions

Mostly, gerbils should eat pellets from the pet store. These are well-balanced nutritionally. This is not to say that your gerbil cannot have a snack. Can Gerbils eat dandelions? Because they are free and in plentiful supply. There are many plants, veggies and fruits that gerbils can indulge in safely, and this includes dandelions! As […]

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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 Gerbils Live Alone? Will They Get Lonely?

Gerbils are undoubtedly a great addition to any family, but can Gerbils live alone or do you need a pair or small group? Gerbils are happy, friendly creatures with endearing personalities, and make the cutest of noises. They also form really strong bonds with their owners and each other, making them the ideal rodent pet […]

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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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Do Gerbils Make Good Pets? Are They Good Pets For Children?

Gerbils are an incredibly popular pet in the USA, and it’s not difficult to see why. They are, after all, abundantly cute in appearance and have fantastic and friendly personalities. They are also reputedly one of the easiest pets to care for that require very little space. This makes them all the more appealing to […]

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Do Gerbils Smell? Easy Steps You Can Take To Stop Them Smelling

When it comes to keeping gerbils as pets many people are put off by the possibility that they will smell bad. After all, gerbils live in cages where they defecate and urinate, so it’s got to stink, right? Well, as usual, there is no simple yes or no answer, although it can be stated that of […]