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Top 3 Warm Winter Houses for Hamsters and other small Pets

MYIDEA Small Pet Cube HouseYou can‘t heat your home just to keep your hamster, guinea pigs or chinchillas comfortably warm. You know that they’re feeling the colder air in winter months creeping along the floors more than you might feel it. So, what can you do?

With a warm winter house you have the simple option to create a warm comfortable and soft nest for your little furry friend. Most of the available warm winter houses for small pets come in such great looks and shapes that it‘s just fun to have them in the cages or in your home.

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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 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 is watching bunnies when they play, run around, chase a toy ball or chew on it.  Rabbits are very playful and exploratory, and they need to live out 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 come in a big variety of material to chew on.  Rabbits are curious animals.  So, they need to find out what the things are they encounter, and they want to find it out by chewing it.  It’s their instinct.

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Top 3 Water Feeders for small pets under $15

COCOPET No Drip Pet Water BottleWater feeders are perfect because you don’t need to worry about water dripping on the floor.  Your pets – 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.  If you consider getting a guinea pig for your child or yourself, here are some information about their behavior and needs.

It is doubtlessly important to have 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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