The popularity of mice and rats as pets is on the rise, a trend that’s mirrored by the number ending up in shelters. Find out how to care for rats and mice when they arrive at your facility.
by Caroline Golon, guest contributor
If you are looking to or have recently adopted a hamster, check out this information on the background of hamsters, housing, diet and general hamster care.
The best entertainment for your guinea pig is a friend as they are extremely social, herd animals who thrive in the company of other pigs. Find out more about guinea pig companionship.
Many animal care workers are unaware of the special needs of ferrets. Check out this information on housing, diet, behavior and general care for ferrets.
Dental hygiene for ferrets is a necessary, though not well understood part of regular ferret care. Learn how to properly take care of your ferret’s teeth here.
Responsible stewardship of a companion gerbil involves providing proper housing, nutrition, grooming and veterinary care. Find out how to properly care for your gerbil here.
A guinea pig’s health can deteriorate very quickly. By the time problems become apparent, illnesses may be life-threatening. Discover the warning signs of illness in guinea pigs here.
Like rabbits and other small domesticated mammals, hamsters require an environment and treatment distinct from dogs and cats. Learn about diet, behavior and general care for hamsters here.
Like rabbits and other small mammals, guinea pigs require an environment and treatment distinct from dogs and cats. Learn how to provide one.