Tag: pet

Pet Stores: The good, the bad, and the… yuck

Finding the good ones For obvious reasons we recommend patronizing pet stores that do not sell animals. Some stores we DO recommend: Ani-Mall (Morrisville) All Pets Considered (Greensboro) Phydeaux (Carrboro) We realize that this is not always convenient, and sometimes you have to choose among the ones that do sell animals. When this is theRead More

Adoption Application

3R Raleigh Rodent Rescue Adoption Guidelines Please ensure that you have filled out the adoption application below fully. We cannot respond to you if you do not include your full address and email address. For fastest response, we need complete information for all questions. That includes past pets and where-they-are-now pets’ spay/neuter status, etc. WhenRead More

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

Home Health Check

It is very important to make subtle inspections of your pet rodent on a daily basis, to help notice any pain, distress or injuries in time, so that prompt action can be taken. The following signs are a handful of indicators that your pet is not feeling well: Showing little or no interest in foodRead More

Catching an escaped rodent

Position a bucket or similar such as a storage box on the floor in a room that you think your pet rodent is in, making sure that the bucket is escape proof, you could also add another bucket to other rooms. Next, construct an access ramp that leads up to the rim of the bucketRead 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