Category: Animal care

Safe Wheels

The Wodent Wheel has been recommended by many people and it seems that our pet rodents love the wheel’s entrance holes & feel more secure because of them. They also avoid the threat of damaged limbs & broken bones, which comes with unsuitable wheels. Although the Wodent Wheel can be provided for many species andRead More

Caring for Gerbils Responsibly

Housing Gerbils need to be adopted in pairs or groups, since they become very stressed when housed alone. They will usually sleep in piles and have a fabulous time playing together. Since they are burrowing animals, they require at least 3″ of substrate (litter) to be happy. Beware of litters that contain pine or cedarRead More

Caring for Guinea Pigs Responsibly

Have you ever thought about adopting one of the cuddliest rodents around? Guinea pigs are larger than most rodents, slower, and easier to handle. Also known as cavies, guinea pigs are quite communicative, with a number of different ways of “talking” from an excited “wheeeeet wheeeet” at mealtime, a warble in response to music orRead More

Code of Small Animal Care

The Commitment Good care begins before you ever get an animal. A conscientious prospective owner will learn as much as possible about the animal’s species and their requirements ahead of time. This ensures that proper supplies will be in place when the new pet arrives. Learning in advance also permits the caretaker to make anRead More

Safe – Nesting

  Not the expensive kind, just 1 or 2 ply toilet paper, plain white, no colours, scent or fancy patterns. Andrex toilet paper for instance would create quite a bit of dust.   Safebed is a good quality paper based nesting, although it does give the impression that it’s made of cloth, it is inRead More