How to Care for your Pet Rabbit

September 28, 2011 by  
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How to Care for your Pet Rabbit How to Care for your Pet Rabbit

Rabbits are cute and fuzzy but require a lot of care. Whether you plan on keeping them inside with the family or outside in a hutch, know how to make them a happy addition to the group. Choosing your Rabbit Any potential rabbit owner needs to look beyond the fuzzy fur and look closely at the animal before purchasing him. Look for obvious signs of illness... [Read more of this article]

Purchasing a Hedgehog

September 21, 2011 by  
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Purchasing a Hedgehog Purchasing a Hedgehog

Pet Ownership: Purchasing a Hedgehog They look cute on the cartoon and quite harmless. We are speaking of hedgehogs. They are not your traditional pet so make sure that you do some research before you buy one as a pet. Hedgehogs are becoming more popular as pets these days. They are small animals that have pointed noses and whose skin is covered in... [Read more of this article]

How to Build a Hutch for your Pet Rabbit

September 9, 2011 by  
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How to Build a Hutch for your Pet Rabbit How to Build a Hutch for your Pet Rabbit

Rabbits, as fuzzy and cuddly as they are, are not meant to roam freely around your home. Trust me, I’ve seen people who allow this and the results are awful. Chewed cords, chewed walls, and chewed shoes – not to mention the fact that it’s downright dangerous for the little guy. Instead, why not build your rabbit a home it can call its own? Build... [Read more of this article]

Featured Pet of the Week – Mini Lop Rabbits

August 28, 2011 by  
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Featured Pet of the Week – Mini Lop Rabbits Featured Pet of the Week – Mini Lop Rabbits

The Featured Pet for this week is: The Mini Lop Rabbit! I personally really love rabbits as pets – with lops being my favorite! Mini Lops are quite cute with their long floppy ears, and in my experience, if they are handled regularly they tend to be very affectionate and sweet. I had several types of rabbits growing up, including mini lops, and... [Read more of this article]

Class Pet Showcase: Hamster

August 26, 2011 by  
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Class Pet Showcase: Hamster Class Pet Showcase: Hamster

Hamsters are among the most popular rodents kept as pets. Their small size makes them ideal for small spaces, and they are reasonably easy to care for. Each one has a unique personality, and they are lots of fun to watch and interact with. These attributes make them good candidates for classroom pets. The breeding of hamsters is a fairly recent achievement.... [Read more of this article]

Class Pet Showcase: Guinea Pig

August 23, 2011 by  
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Class Pet Showcase: Guinea Pig Class Pet Showcase: Guinea Pig

Guinea Pigs are popular pets because they pack lots of personality into a small package. They love attention, and their sounds and actions are quite entertaining! These qualities have led many teachers to consider a guinea pig as a classroom pet. If you’re thinking about getting a guinea pig for your classroom, it’s important to realize that they... [Read more of this article]

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