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Chinchillas are a fabulous exotic rodent that you can take into your care as long as you have the space and resources to provide for its diet and home. When you are caring for any animal that is exotic, such as a chinchilla, you always will want to make sure that you do the right amount of research so that you know what to expect and how to handle it. It is natural to observe…

Chinchillas are one of the softest, cutest animals that you can take in as a pet for your home. One of the biggest things that you have to keep in mind, however, is that you will need to step forward and do a fair amount of research on them before you make the final purchase, as they are exotic animals and it can be hard to find the reliable information you need to make your…

Sugar gliders are one of the most unique and exotic animals that one can keep as a pet and still enjoy holding and interacting with. These little creatures, if they are cared for correctly, will appreciate being by your side and even hanging out in your pockets as you walk around the house. With that being said, though, because sugar gliders are notably exotic animals, it is crucial that you do some research to make…

Owning a hamster is something that many, many people can get enjoyment out of. Hamsters are small little animals that can often fit in the palm of your hand, depending on the type of hamster you get. They are different from the usual cat or dog that people own, which makes it important for you to make sure that you do the right amount of research on hamster care before you adopt one. Hamsters, while…

When it comes to owning pets, most people are well aware of the fact that there will be some grievances and troublesome times. After all, animals are their own beings and have minds of their own, meaning that they might begin to do things that you may not want them to do. Thankfully, most resourceful pet owners will find ways around the problems that their pets might cause. A common example of this is how…

If you are looking into getting a ferret, you might have more than a few questions about these adorable companions. For example, you may have heard that ferrets tend to have a musky odor to them, and by extension, you might be worried that this odor will attract rats and mice to your home. If you are worried about something such as this, then you won’t have to worry about a thing. While it is…

Few things have the potential to ruin your pet rat experience than allowing them to chew on wires. For you, a rat chewing on wires can lead to all manner of electrical problems from wired connections being cut to frayed wires exposing electrical currents and starting fires on your property. For the rat, the consequences of chewing on a rat can be dire as well. In the best case, they may get sick from eating…

If you own a rat, you know how surprisingly difficult it can be to keep it in its cage. You might well think that you can let it out for just a few minutes of playtime, and before you know it you have a fugitive rat on the run. Even if you try to keep it safe behind its cage, rats are notoriously skilled escape artists. No matter how careful you are, there’s always a…

Gerbils make really good pets, and people love them so much that they have become pretty common in America. These little furry friends can be a lot of fun to take care of, but you still need to be able to care for them properly so that they can thrive. If you’re worried about your pet gerbil because it hasn’t been eating, then you might not know what you should try to do about it.…

Guinea pigs are a classic pet, a little bundle of adorableness that’s perfect for children and parents looking for a low-risk first pet. Ferrets, by contrast, are a more exotic pet that’s on the long and larger side and requires a lot of specialty care. If you think that those sound as if they are extreme opposites, you would be right. If you think that this might be a case of opposites attracting, you would…

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