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Keeping Chickens at Home | 31 Helpful Tips

The thought of having freshly laid eggs for breakfast from chickens kept at home is one that fills my thoughts with country gardens and huge lawned backyards. However, you don’t need a big backyard or garden to keep chickens at home. Keeping chickens at home is fast becoming one of the most popular and trending…

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Do Gerbils Have Tails?

Do Gerbils Have Tails? Yes, depending on the species, these lovely rodents have either a long-furred tail or a long bald tail. The number of gerbil species out there is about 90, but the one you are likely to find in a pet store is the Mongolian gerbil because its long, furry tail makes it…

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Can pet mice eat strawberries?

If you have a pet mouse or pet mice, then you probably want to know what to feed them. You can and should purchase pet food in order to meet their nutritional needs. However, many pet owners also like providing a variable diet to their mice. This often brings up the question about which foods…

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Sore Hock in Rabbits | What is it and how to treat?

All rabbit owners want to provide their pets with the best possible environment to live in. Happy bunny, happy owner right? But sometimes owners, especially if inexperienced can unwittingly harm their rabbits which can lead to some painful ailments like Sore Hock in Rabbits. Sore Hock in rabbits: This is a condition that, in rabbits,…

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7 Best Indoor Guinea Pig Cages

Your home can be the perfect place for your guinea pig to live! A house will provide them shelter from extreme temperatures and the elements, as well as predators, poisonous plants, and the like.  When they live indoors with you, your guinea pig will be around to interact with frequently. This will effectively socialize them,…

What Is The Lifespan of A Flemish Giant Rabbit? 1

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?…

Tail slip in Gerbils | What is it and how to prevent it? 2

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…

syrian hamsters

Hamster Diet: What can Syrian hamsters eat?

Are you curious about the hamster diet and food preferences? If you have a Syrian hamster, you might be asking What can Syrian hamsters eat? Those cute little hamsters will eat anything, however, not all foods are suitable for Syrian hamsters. In this article, we will cover what Syrian hamsters should and shouldn’t eat and how…

guinea pigs

Can guinea pigs stay outside? What Precautions should you take!

So, can guinea pigs stay outside? Guinea pigs, or cavies, are a member of the rodent family. And, have been domesticated for more than 3,000 years. These adorable pets were originally native to South America. But, are now entirely domesticated.  If you’re considering getting one of these as a pet, you might be wondering about…

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Why is my Rabbit losing weight? Why and what can you do!

If you’re concerned about your rabbit losing weight, there can be many different causes. If your rabbit has lost 10 percent or more of their regular bodyweight, this can be a reason to speak to your veterinarian. For the most part, the most common reason your rabbit is losing weight is that their appetite has…

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Can Hamsters See In The Dark?

You have probably noticed that your pet hamster is most active at nighttime. Indeed, hamsters are nocturnal. But, Can Hamsters See In The Dark? Some animals are blind, like the vole, and nocturnal. As a matter of fact, hamsters can see in the dark… just not particularly well. They see best with lighting that is…

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Do Guinea Pigs Smell? How To Reduce | Improve The Smell

It’s not nice when someone looks at your beloved Guinea Pigs and says ‘Phew, your Guinea Pigs smells! Yes, sometimes guinea pigs do smell. This is usually not their fault, however! But why do Guinea Pigs smell sometimes? There are a few things that can cause a guinea pig to smell. The main ones are…