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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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Tropical Fish Care Guide

If you choose the types of fish carefully, Tropical Fish are great pets for almost any household. Check out our Tropical Fish care tips for beginners.

Hermit Crab Care Guide

Are you considering adopting a pet hermit crab? Our Hermit Crab Care Guide will help you make the right choices with tips on how to care for your new pet.
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Is a Ferret the Right Pet For You?

Ferrets are cute, playful and inquisitive pets but they do have highly specialized needs. We explore the key considerations you take into account before bringing a ferret into your family.

9 Worst Foods for Your Ferret

Whilst Ferrets can be fussy eaters as adults, the food habits they learn as kits will stay with them for life. We’ve assembled a...

Ferrets: A Guide to the Basics

Ferrets have become popular pets because of their size, playfulness and intelligence. This guide is meant to help you take care of your new friend.

Preparing for Natural Disaster or Emergency with Pets

When assembling an emergency kit, it’s vital to make sure that you’ve planned ahead and included enough food and supplies to keep your pets...
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Gerbil Care Guide

If you’re looking for a small, caged pet that’s awake when you are and loads of fun to boot, then gerbils are ideal for you!
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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.
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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.
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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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Ferret Care Guide

Ferrets are adorable, high-energy pets that do best in small groups. Discover our tips and advice for caring for ferrets as pets.