Small Animals

by Debbie Ducommun on Feb 1, 2015
“More and more owners of rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas and other small herbivores are learning about the health benefits of feeding grass hay as the main diet to their pets. The general consensus in the pet industry used to be that fortified hay pellets contained everything these animals needed in their diet, but this notion has been debunked, and hay is being recognized for the powerhouse food that it is for small animals.Among the key…”

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by Debbie Ducommun on Dec 29, 2014
“Rabbits reign supreme in the small-animal world, ranking number one in popularity among pet owners, while guinea pigs rank third. However, there are many similarities in the care of these two species. Since the lifestyles of these animals are similar, they have many of the same needs for products and…”
by Debbie Ducommun on Dec 1, 2014
“The days of ferret owners having to feed their pets kitten food are long gone, as there are now a wide variety of specific diets for ferrets on the market. However, ferret owners often still need some guidance when it comes to understanding their pets’ nutritional needs and how best…”
by Debbie Ducommun on Nov 1, 2014
“Not all pet owners know that many small animals travel quite well, thus they are missing out on some fun adventures. Retailers are in the best position to inform customers of this fact, and also offer them products that will make the travel experience easier and more comfortable for both…”
by Debbie Ducommun on Oct 1, 2014
“The Syrian hamster, sometimes also called the golden hamster, is the most popular small pet in America. The gerbil is not nearly as popular, but these two pocket pets have a lot in common and need many of the same products. Still, each has its own particular needs and preferences…”