Small Mammal Care Articles
Rabbits are very social and affectionate animals, that benefit from daily interaction with humans and other rabbits.
In the wild, small herbivores spend much of their day grazing, foraging for food items, and modifying their dens.
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Vitamin C Deficiency in Guinea pigs - they need Vitamin C too!
Most people do not realize that guinea pigs are one of the few species of mammal (along with humans), that cannot make vitamin C and must obtain it from their diet. Other animals that require supplementation of Vitamin C in their diet includes some primate, bats, and capybaras.
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This website is the culmination of lots of hard work for you - the exotic pet owner. Here you will find exotic pet care articles and news, that I hope will help you learn and take care of your exotic pet.
Exotic Pet Care Resources
There is a lot of information out there on the internet on care for exotic pets. This is one of the reasons I created my website in the first place. I wanted to have a place where all this information comes together for people to find.
Bird Health Awareness Week
It's Bird Health Awareness Week. I am putting together handouts covering signs of illness in birds, diet recommendations, foraging and behavior information that will be uploaded in the coming weeks.
Does Polly really need that cracker?
What should you really be feeding your bird? When most people think about bird diets, seed is the first thing that comes to mind.
Busy brains and busy beaks
In the wild, birds spend the majority of their day flying around and searching for food. The act of finding food; husking seeds and nuts and chewing on vegetation is known as foraging.
Dental Disease in Bearded Dragons
Dental disease in bearded dragons appears to be more prevalent in captivity than in the wild. Lizards actually lack tooth sockets and their teeth rest on the bone of their maxilla or mandible.
Reproductive disease in Bearded Dragons
So today I wanted to take some time to talk about reproductive disease in bearded dragons. There are a few conditions which can occur including cloacal prolapse, dystocia (egg binding) and pre-ovulatory follicular stasis. Pre-ovulatory follicular stasis is the one that I want to talk about today because it seems to be the most prevalent in female bearded dragons.
Beware of the Easter Bunny
Sure bunnies are cute, but they are an 8-12 year commitment. There are many of these posts going around highlighting that bunnies do not make good Easter pets.