The Best Small Pets for Kids

June 21, 2013 by  
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The Best Small Pets for Kids The Best Small Pets for Kids

World of Small Pets“There are so many small pets you can choose from!” Children have an inborn fascination with animals, and keeping a pet is something most children will want to experience (and should!). It is likely that if you have a young child, you have heard them ask, “Can I have a pet?” If you haven’t heard it yet,... [Read more of this article]

Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Dwarf Hotot Rabbit!

April 14, 2013 by  
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Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Dwarf Hotot Rabbit! Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Dwarf Hotot Rabbit!

Animal-World’s Featured Pet for this week is: The Dwarf Hotot Rabbit! Here is an adorable, small, and playful bunny rabbit! A little late for Easter, but these Dwarf Hotot Rabbits actually make fantastic pets! They are not quite as common as some other pet rabbits, but they are oh-so-cute! I am not sure if we ever kept any of these rabbits at... [Read more of this article]

Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The African Pygmy Hedgehog!

February 17, 2013 by  
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Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The African Pygmy Hedgehog! Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The African Pygmy Hedgehog!

Animal-World’s Featured Pet for this week is: The African Pygmy Hedgehog! I decided to talk about a pet that is a little more on the exotic side this week. The African Pygmy Hedgehog! Many people who have owned these little critters will give you glowing recommendations of how great they are to keep as pets! While we did not carry Hedgehogs in... [Read more of this article]

Animal-World’s Featured Animal of the Week: The Groundhog

February 3, 2013 by  
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Animal-World’s Featured Animal of the Week: The Groundhog Animal-World’s Featured Animal of the Week: The Groundhog

Animal-World’s Featured Animal for this week is: The Groundhog! Photo Wiki CommonsCourtesy Reinhard Kraasch Licensed under Creative Commons ShareAlike 3.0 Unported. In commemoration of Groundhog Day I figured that the Groundhog is the perfect animal to talk about this week! Although Groundhogs are not considered a normal pet, they are very... [Read more of this article]

Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit!

January 6, 2013 by  
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Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit! Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit!

Animal-World’s Featured Pet for this week is: The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit! The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus is one of the most popular show rabbits. Many people who love rabbits breed and buy these guys simply for the love of showing them. At our pet store, we almost always had one or two baby Netherland Dwarfs available and... [Read more of this article]

Do Rats Make Good Pets?

December 13, 2012 by  
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Do Rats Make Good Pets? Do Rats Make Good Pets?

When it comes to classroom pets or even pets for small kids, we think of gerbils, hamsters and sometimes guinea pigs. What about rats? Do they make good pets? The last rat you may have seen could have been in a tray in your biology class stuck down with pins. But, rats are more complicated and fascinating than you may first think. You might even consider... [Read more of this article]

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