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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