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Best Guinea Pig Habitat

MidWest Guinea Habitat PlusGuinea pigs are kind of a guarantee for endless hours of fun. Keeping guinea pigs happy isn’t very difficult. With the right guinea pig habitat you already have a stable basis for creating health and happiness for your little furry friends.

I still remember when my nephew got his first two guinea pigs. He was immediately into creating the best habitat possible for his new friends.

As being a first time guinea pig owner there are some things you need to know about all the important facts around a good guinea pig cage.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in April 2017

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It‘s great to see what a wide variety of pets our readers care for! Thank you for visiting Animals Small and Big!

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in March 2017

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It‘s great to see what a wide variety of pets our readers care for! Thank you for visiting Animals Small and Big!

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Heating Pad for Rabbits

Small Animal Outdoor Heated Pet PadWhen do you need a heating pad for your small pets like rabbits? Of course, when they need warmth, may it be indoors or outdoors.

Well, since the heating pads are made to be weatherproof you really can use them also outdoors. Indoors you might use it when you keep your rabbits for example in the garage or basement where it can get colder.

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Top 3 Mats for Rabbits under $8

rabbit on matAs a new rabbit pet owner you might be surprised but mats for rabbits actually have two purposes. One: your pet rabbit can rest on it. Two: your little rabbit can chew it until it’s gone.

Some rabbits don’t stop chewing it until its’ gone, others just like to gnaw a little a day and then use it for resting and maybe playing. It really depends on your rabbit and his habits how long their new mat will last. In any case it’s just fun to watch them discover the new mat!

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Top 4 Chew Toys for Rabbits around $5

peters woven play ballYou don’t know how funny it can be to see bunnies when they play, run around, chase a toy ball or chew on it until you watched them.  Rabbits are very playful and exploratory, and they need to live their playful side and drive to explore in order to stay mentally and physically healthy and happy.

Chew toys are perfect for rabbits because they provide a big variety of material to chew on and to play around with.  Rabbits are curious animals, eternally curious.  So, they need to find out what the things are they encounter, and they want to find it out by playing with it and by chewing it.  It’s their instinct.  You can observe this behavior also with wild rabbits outside your home.

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Top 3 Water Feeders for small pets under $15

hamsterProviding enough fresh water for your pet belongs to your first-most attention.  Why?  Because your pet needs water as much as you.  For us it is recommended to drink at least half a gallon or 2 liters of water per day.  And I mean water, not coffee, tea or soft drinks.  Actually, according to a research water is the second most popular drink in the U.S.  Isn’t this great.

Water feeders are perfect because you don’t need to worry about water dripping on the floor.  Your pet – cat, small dog, rabbit, guinea pig, ferret – can drink of it whenever they want to.  For your pet it is very easy to learn how to drink from a water feeder.  A water feeder is a must for all pets living in cages where you cannot place any open water bowl.

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What you need to know before adopting guinea pigs

guinea pigGuinea Pigs are very high up there among the most popular pets for kids.  If you consider to get a guinea pig for your child or for yourself, here are some information about their behavior and needs.

It is doubtlessly important to have some knowledge about your new pet’s natural behavior and instincts in order to provide a perfect environment keeping your guinea pig happy and healthy.

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