Hamster owners and experts have recommended various cages, bedding materials and accessories that are suitable for the health and comfort of your hamster. Here, we will show you an image of the item, the name of the item, the reason why it is suitable for your hamster and where you can get it. When it

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A Degu is a social, curious and playful pet. Degus originate from central Chile and can grow to between 25 cm to 31 cm, which is (9.8 to 12.2 inches) in length. In weight, the degu can grow to between 170 and 400 grams. Caring for degus is quite easy and they do make great pets

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Gerbils are also known as meriones or jirds. The two most common gerbils housed as pets are the Mongolian gerbils and the fat-tailed gerbils. It is important to note that a Gerbil is illegal in some countries and states. Therefore, find out before trying to get one. It is illegal in New Zealand, California and

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The image above shows the domesticated hedgehog named African pygmy hedgehogs/ four-toed hedgehog or white-bellied. To qualify in keeping a pet hedgehog, you must be able to provide the temperature needed for its survival. You will see below what you require so as to achieve this. It might seem difficult, but caring for hedgehogs is

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When people hear the word “rat” they picture that rat that scuttles around at night in trash. Yes, there are such rats, but there are other domesticated rats, which are social and intelligent and believe it, they make wonderful pets. The most common are Dumbo rats and Top eared rats. Top eared rats/ fancy rats

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Ferrets are cute, affectionate, playful, curious and sociable animals.The most common are sable, albino-colored and dark-eyed white ferrets.Ferrets have special terminologies. JILL- A female ferret that is not spayed, SPRITE- A spayed female ferret, HOBS- unneutered male ferrets, GIBS- neutered male ferrets, KITS- Baby ferrets. Some countries and certain states consider keeping ferrets as pets illegal

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Guinea pigs/ Cavies are furry small pets that have no tail.  They can grow to between 1 – 3 pounds heavy, the female being the lighter.  There are several breeds namely Abyssinian guinea pig, Abyssinian Satin guinea pig, American guinea pig, Coronet guinea pig, Peruvian guinea pig, Peruvian Satin, Silkie, Silkie Satin, Teddy guinea pig,

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This cute furry friend has the best fur. It feels like velvet and you will always want to hold him or her. Caring for chinchillas is quite easy as you will see below. There are two species of chinchilla, chinchilla lanigera and chinchilla brevicaudata. Just to note, people usually confuse the lanigera species spelling

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Hamsters are undeniably cute and perfect for both you and your children. They are pretty easy to care for. The most common hamster breed you will come across is the Syrian hamster. They are also referred to as Golden Hamster, Teddy Bear Hamster, Panda Bear Hamster, Fancy Hamster or Black Bear Hamster. It can grow

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