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Category: Pocket Pets

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Is Owning a Rabbit Right for You?

Fact checked by Erin Raley, Veterinary Technician Choosing a pet is always a big decision. Not only can a pet be a fun companion, but any animal that you welcome into your home will also eventually become a valued member of the family! Whether you choose a dog, cat, fish, bird, lizard, or rabbit, knowing how to properly care for that animal will help inform your decision on whether or not it is the right type of pet for you and your family. That’s why we have decided to provide this useful guide, which will help you decide if owning
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Types of Guinea Pigs – From Classic American to Fluffy Teddy

Fact checked by Dr. Antoinette Martin, DVM Guinea pigs tend to have calm and friendly demeanors, which partially explains why they are so often chosen as first pets for both children and adults alike. While you may just see all guinea pigs as cute and fluffy balls of fur, there are actually different breeds, and each has its own unique look and personality traits. Just like dogs and cats, breeding associations categorize guinea pig breeds according to their weight, color, body shape, and more. To help you learn about the different breeds, we are going to take a look at
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What do Guinea Pigs Eat? Guinea Pig Nutrition 101

Fact checked by Dr. Antoinette Martin, DVM Guinea pigs have plenty of qualities that make them appealing pets. Because they are small, gentle, personable, and undeniably cute, many people choose guinea pigs as the first pet for themselves or their children. While there is no denying that guinea pigs make excellent companions, even for inexperienced pet owners, they do require special care and attention. One area often overlooked is guinea pig nutrition. Most of the health problems guinea pigs suffer from can be traced back to flaws in their diet. To help you keep your fuzzy little friend feeling happy