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Are you looking for a small pet for your space challenged home? We share our tips for choosing and caring for a pocket sized family member.

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Guinea Pigs Were Kept as Pets in Elizabethan Times?

A study by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences has made some interesting findings based on the discovery of guinea pig bones buried in the cellar of a middle class house in Belgium.
Ferret eating out of a bowl

Ferret Food: A Recipe for Success

Feeding your ferret is not at all like feeding a dog or a cat. There are fewer options available and some specialized dietary requirements. Get it right and you will have a healthy and happy companion with less likelihood of illness and expensive vet bills.
sad ferret

Insulinomas in Ferrets: Causes and Treatment

Insulinomas are common in ferrets and account for a quarter of all tumours diagnosed in this species. The cause is primarily thought to be related to diet.
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Traveling with Ferrets

With the right planning and some basic equipment travelling with your ferret can be a happy and safe ride for everyone.
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How to Ferret Proof Your Home?

Ferret proofing your home is a little like child-proofing, only on a smaller scale. Making your home safe will go a long way to keeping your little bundle of fur happy, healthy and mischief free.
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Pet Food Recipes – Hygiene & Food Safety

Whenever we prepare food for our pets it's incredibly important to make sure to avoid making anyone ill. Basic precautions ensure everyone stays healthy.
Two guinea pigs

Guinea Pig Trivia, Facts, and Care Tips

If your knowledge of guinea pigs is hazy and this unfamiliarity makes you hesitate, then fear not. Here is everything you need know about this fascinating, friendly species.
frog with girl

Frog Care Guide

Are you considering adopting a frog? Our Frog Care Guide will help you make the right choices with tips and advice on how to care for your pet frog.

Pet Mouse Care Guide

Is there a mouse-shaped hole in your life? Maybe you have a child who is desperate for a first pet. Perhaps you crave the companionship...
Orange cat playing with a toy

Choosing Soft Toys That Are Safe For Your Pet

Buying toys for your pets is like buying toys for your toddler. Be sure to follow these pet safety tips to reduce the risk of injury to your furry friend.

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Ferret Dental Care: Keeping The Tooth Fairy At Bay

Many domestic species are prone to developing dental disease. There are a number of things we can do to improve the dental health of our ferret friends.

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