Archive for the ‘Small Mammal’ Category

 

Flystrike in Rabbits

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
Flystrike is a condition caused by flies laying eggs on the rabbit, which then hatch into maggots and eat the rabbit’s flesh. This is very painful for the rabbit and be fatal if not caught and treated early. Any rabbit

Popular Guinea Pig Names

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Choosing a name for a pet can be a difficult task. One way of deciding what to name your pet could be looking at your pet’s behaviour, appearance or personality for inspiration.  Guinea Pigs have become such popular p

DIY Ferret Toys

Thursday, October 24th, 2019
Ferrets are such entertaining creatures that love to play and need toys to stimulate their natural instincts. Ferrets will play with many different things however it is important to choose toys that are durable and will

Three Happy Rabbit Sounds

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Rabbits are usually quiet animals however there are some noises you may hear from your pet. We take a look at three happy sounds your pet rabbit might make and what they could mean. Clucking The sound a chicken makes onl

Guinea Pig Body Language Guide

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Guinea Pigs are all individually unique and have their own traits and characteristics. However there are a range of actions that most guinea pigs do. It is always good to observe your guinea pig and familiarise yourself

7 Interesting Rabbit Facts

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Rabbits are cute, fluffy and lovable creatures that each have their own special traits. They can make wonderful pets however with any new pet it is best to do your research beforehand and consider any factors that come w

What Should I Feed My Ferret?

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
Ferrets are carnivores and in the wild are natural hunters eating every part of the animal they hunt. Your Ferrets diet should consist of meat, meat and more meat. It is not a good idea to feed them fruit or vegetables a

What do Mice Eat?

Thursday, July 11th, 2019
How come in movies and cartoons mice are always eating cheese? The diet of a mouse should be a combination of fruit, vegetables and good quality mouse/rat pellets. They should always have access to clean drinking water a

Four Facts about Guinea Pigs

Monday, June 17th, 2019
Guinea Pigs are cute, small and affectionate creatures and can make wonderful pets however with any pet they do require commitment and attention. We look at four facts about Guinea Pigs you may have not known about. Guin

Mice and Rats as Pets

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
Often these small rodents are overlooked as pets, many people often associating them with negative thoughts therefor giving them a bad reputation. They actually make wonderful pets and have become very popular in recent