Small Animal Health
Ferret Hair Loss Could Be Something To Worry About

Ferrets have a sleek silky coat of hair that is moderately thick and should have a lustrous shine. Like most animals they shed their hair during spring or summer. This should result in a bit of a thinner coat in
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Making High-Quality Hay

One of the most misunderstood concepts about "life on the farm", and those associated activities, is just "what does it mean to 'make hay'?" Even many farmers, or people who consider themselves
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The World of Pet Food

Small herbivore owners know that animals receiving the benefit of complete nutrition live longer, healthier lives. Fortified, balanced feeds assure that your pet is getting all the vitamins and minerals required
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Alfalfa vs. Timothy

While both Alfalfa and Timothy provide the necessary fiber for a small herbivore’s digestive system, each hay has different qualities, beneficial to specific animals.
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Grass Hay is Vital for Dental Maintenance

Providing your pet herbivore with unlimited grass hay to eat is important for 5 main reasons: ensuring proper intestinal mobility, maintaining bacterial balance in the cecum, providing environmental enrichment
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Rabbits Diet: Is your rabbit eating right?

The typical diet for a pet rabbit consists of water, hay, pellets, fresh vegetables, and its own caecal pellets. Fruit and other treats are given only in very limited quantities, as they can cause obesity in a rabbit. Rabbits require a constant water supply as they
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Basic Herbivore Nutrition

Before buying for your next bag of rabbit or guinea pig food, it is important to understand their basic digestion. Rabbits are strict herbivores. This means they need a diet of only plant materials.
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Rabbit Dental Problems

Dental problems are one of the most commonly diagnosed problems in rabbits. A better understanding of the causes of dental disease can help owners prevent or treat disease in their rabbits.
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It's a Dirty Job

As many small animal owners know, small companion pets can be trained to use a litter box. Simply line your litter container with one-half inch of litter material and place a handful or two of hay at one end of the box.
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Treat a healthy herbivore

A treat by definition is anything that gives great pleasure. While treats are not critical to your pet’s diet, they can provide sweet and savory flavors to keep meal time interesting without interfering
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Good Hay is the Way to Good Health

Grass hay, a source of long-strand fiber, is absolutely vital to the digestive health of your small herbivore. It prevents obesity, dental disease, boredom and diarrhea.  When selecting hay, there are several important tips
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