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Having a Hay Day

Retailers who give their customers different hay options can boost sales, as well as help improve the diets of small herbivores.

Two of a Kind

Various lifestyle needs of rabbits and guinea pigs give retailers the opportunity to increase sales.

Feeding Ferrets

Encouraging ferret owners to buy more than one type of food can have several benefits for ferrets.

On the Road

By educating small-pet owners about the joys of traveling with their pets, retailers can encourage the sale of travel products.

Pocket Pet Products

A variety of products are available to complement the lifestyles of hamsters and gerbils, and enrich their environments.

Ferret Fun

Ferrets are probably the most playful small pets, and retailers can encourage sales by displaying a wide variety of toys.

Wild & Dangerous Regulation

A new regulatory board in West Virginia threatens to outlaw common pets like gerbils, hamsters and salamanders.

Home Expansion

Larger cages for small animals are trending up, but retailers will need to be prepared to answer customers' many questions about suitable habitats and their features.

A Tropical Boost

Nutritional powerhouses, such as coconut oil, can be a boost for small-animal health.

Meal Planning

Retailers can educate small-pet owners on the best way to purchase food to ensure quality and freshness.

The Best Bedding

Because of the wide variety of litter products available, customers might need the help of a knowledgeable retailer to pick the product that is best for them.

Finer Dining

Retailers can boost sales by offering small-pet owners a variety of water bottle and food dish options and educating them on their pets' needs.
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