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  • Find Ferrets for Sale in California

    To put this bluntly, if you are currently living in California and looking to get a ferret you should rethink your decision. It is not legal to keep ferrets in the...
  • Show Ferrets

    There is a fine art involved in the ferret show process. This little animal is not well known for its patience and its tolerance levels are quite small. They are...
  • Buying Ferrets

    Have you ever thought of buying a ferret? They make wonderful pets! There are a few basic things to keep in mind as far as how to buy a ferret. First research your...
  • Care for Ferrets

    Ferrets are active creatures and should only be caged when needed for safety reasons. Ferrets need time to move about freely and should be able to spend at least two...
  • Construct Hamster Cages

    So you'd like to construct your own hamster cage? There several ways to construct one, depending on whether you want your cage to be made "from scratch" or...
  • How to Choose Boy Hamster Names

    If you are a parent, you knows that at some point in your child's life, he will look up at you with adoring eyes and say, I want a pet. Parents usually point out the...
  • How To Feed Your Pet Mouse

    Wild mice have a variety of foods at their disposal and spend their lives gathering it up and consuming large amounts of food. This practice isn't possible for the...
  • How To Teach a Dog to Ride a Skateboard

    Maybe you are one of those people who won’t settle for mediocrity. You’re not content to have your dog merely sit, stay and roll over; you want him to really...
  • How To Care for a Deaf Dog

    If you are one of the kind-hearted owners of a hearing-impaired dog, you need to read the steps below. Caring for a deaf dog requires a lot of patience and attention...
  • How To Teach Your Dog to Roll Over

    Teaching an old dog new tricks is never easy, but teaching an old dog to roll over can be one of the more difficult tricks to master. Your dog has to have the desire...
  • How To Play with a Pet Mouse

    Pet mice are fun to watch. They have a lot of energy and enjoy playing and running. However, due to their size, it is sometimes hard to know how to play with them....
  • How To Feed a Ferret

    Feeding your ferret is an easy thing to do, but should be done with consideration to his natural diet and how he digests foods. Ferrets are carnivores and must have a...
  • How To Have a Pet Rat

    Rats make great pets, but there are a few things that you need to know before you get a rat. It is also a good idea to be fully prepared and ready for his or her (or...
  • How To Have a Pet Funeral

    For some adults having a pet funeral isn't necessary, but it is an important part of the grieving process for many people, especially children.
  • How To Shoulder Train a Pet Rat

    Rats make great pets and are easy to train to do a number of things. Shoulder training your rat allows you to walk around with your rat sitting there on your shoulder.
  • How To Potty Train Pet Rats

    Some say that potty training rats isn't a possibility. However, with a little patience and some knowledge, you can indeed potty train your pet rat. Rats are very smart...
  • How To Breed Chinchillas

    Instructions on how to mate two chinchillas and ensure a safe, successful pregnancy and birth.
  • How To Decide What Pet Is Right For You

    Selecting a new pet is a big decision for anyone. Remember anything you do will now impact the life of another creature. Below are some things to think about before...
  • How To Give a Pet as a Gift

    Advice about purchasing a pet as a gift for the holidays.
  • How To Know If a Ferret Is the Right Pet For You

    This article will help you decide if a ferret is the right pet for you. Are you willing to commit to long-term care and give your ferret every advantage at having a...
  • How To Help Children Cope with the Loss of a Pet

    Children are funny when it comes to grief. It can look something like this: "Yea, my dog died. Can I have a peanut butter and banana sandwich?" Children can...
  • How To Cope with the Loss of a Pet

    There's no easy way to cope with the loss of a pet, nor should you try to bypass the natural grieving process. Always remember, you're not alone. Everyone...
  • How To Choose the Right Breed of Guinea Pig (Cavy)

    When shopping at a pet store of any kind, it's not hard to find a guinea pig. There you will commonly find the breed English Guinea Pig. The catch, however, is that...
  • How To Choose the Right Rabbit Breeds: Rabbit Information

    It is not commonly known that there are actually 45+ breeds of rabbit! Most people looking for a pet rabbit just find a randomly bred one in a pet store in their area....
  • How To Care for Pet Chinchillas

    Chinchillas make great pets. Just stroking them is a pleasure. Their fur is the softest in the world -- thirty times softer than human hair. Many chinchillas are...
  • How To Litter Train a Rabbit: Pet Bunnies

    When many people think of pet rabbits, they tend to think of bunnies living in hutches in the backyard. The truth is, however, that rabbits are much happier living...
  • Care for Hamsters: Get the Facts About Pet Hamsters

    If you are deciding whether or not to purchase a hamster as a family pet, you have a lot to consider. Pet hamsters are not going to be for everyone. While they are...
  • How To Care for Gerbils

    Gerbils come from the rodent family and make excellent pets. No matter if you are young or old, a gerbil will be able to adapt in your family once you have handled a...
  • How To Design and Build a Rabbit Hutch

    Getting a new rabbit can be a great and exciting addition to your family. Rabbits are perfectly happy living indoors or outdoors. They are, however, a little more...
  • Raising and Caring for Rabbits

    Raising your rabbit is a fun experience. Whether you are getting a young one or an older one, you will still experience great joys. Raising a rabbit is a lot like...
  • Caring for Rabbits: Treating Rabbit Illnesses and Diseases

    There are a number of illnesses and diseases that pet rabbits are susceptible to. Although not all of them are life threatening, it is still important that your rabbit...
  • Breeding Guinea Pigs: Guinea Pig Care and Facts

    Breeding guinea pigs can be a very frustrating task, although it is not a complicated one. There are a few easy steps to follow, and then it becomes a waiting...
  • Feeding Rabbits: Pet Rabbit Care, Facts and Information

    Feeding your rabbit is an easy task! The hard part is knowing how much to feed him, what to feed him, and where to get the feed. Learning the right way to feed him is...
  • How To Buy Rabbit Cages

    Buying a rabbit cage is a very easy process. There are, however, many things to consider when doing so. Listed below are the easy steps to follow in order to choose...
  • How To Buy Hamster and Guinea Pig Cages

    Purchasing a cage for your Guinea Pig or Hamster does not have to be a hard task. These two types of furry critters do require very different types of cages however,...
  • How To Breed Rabbits: Facts and Information About Rabbits

    We have all heard the phrase, 'breed like rabbits,' but to a person who is looking to actually do so, the task can be problematic. Whether you are breeding for show,...
  • How To Buy Supplies for Your Hamster, Guinea Pig or Gerbil

    A pet store may advertise hamsters for five dollars each or a guinea pig for twenty dollars, but adult owners should realize that the REAL cost of taking Fluffy home...
  • Common Illnesses of Pet Guinea Pigs

    Guinea pigs are good pets, but they can become ill quickly and need treatment just as quickly. However, since they are prey animals, their instinct is to mask illness...
  • How To Feed Rats and Mice

    Mice and rats are scavengers and not very picky eaters. They are easy to feed a varied diet to. The very best feed I've found is at every horse barn in the world:...
  • How To Care for Rats and Mice

    Rats and mice do best in a "REPTILE" cage - which looks a lot like an aquarium with a sliding mesh top. This kind of cage is easy to fill with shavings, easy...
  • How To Care for and Feed Guinea Pigs

    Guinea pigs make excellent family pets, especially for younger children who may not feel comfortable with more delicate animals such as mice, gerbils or hamsters. A...
  • How To Tell If Your Hamster Is Hibernating

    A cold or chilled hamster goes into a deep sleep (like hibernation) and is apparently dead. A terrified hamster goes rigid and collapses, but can recover within a few...