November 15, 2019

With the holidays fast approaching we all start to worry about our weight and the fear of gaining some extra pounds. The stuffing, turkey, and mashed potatoes can make even the healthiest person scared of gaining a few pounds. But with some self-control, exercise, and...

October 15, 2019

October is truly a magical month of the year. The air starts to get colder, the leaves start to change color, and people celebrate Halloween! Halloween throughout the years has always been a fun holiday for both children and adults. The candy, decorating, carving pumpk...

September 15, 2019

No one likes to get old. Your body starts to change, you start to look different, and you don’t feel as young as you used to. Because of this you must make lifestyle changes in order to accommodate your body and mind changing. Just like us our pocket pets age as well a...

August 16, 2019

There have been many people who have noticed a difference in their health and wellbeing since starting to use essential oils. With all the advantages to using them and having so many positive outcomes people have been starting to turn to trying to use them on not only...

July 16, 2019

People across the world just cannot get enough of Guinea pigs. With their fluffy
potato looking body, their little legs, the squeaking, and the popcorning, Guinea
pigs have captured the hearts of people across the world. So, it is only fitting that
these little guys ha...

July 15, 2019

Many pocket pets have teeth that never stop growing! All rodents and rabbits have continuously growing teeth. “Rodent” actually comes from the Latin word “to gnaw,” a nod to the constant chewing that helps keep teeth from becoming overgrown. While rodents and rabbits h...

June 15, 2019

Our pets have been there for us in times that we need them the most. They
popcorn when we walk into a room because they know it’s treat time, they sit on
our shoulder and cheer us on as we study for a big exam, and they snuggle up to
us when we need it the most. But wh...

May 14, 2019

When pocket pet families adopt a new family member they often ask: “What are some health problems I should look out for when caring for my new pet?” A great answer is always, bumblefoot. Bumblefoot is a very painful bacterial infection of the feet that can usually be p...

April 6, 2019

Calcium is an important component in our diet that builds strong bones, teeth, muscles, and nerves. Like us guinea pigs need to get their bodies’ calcium from their diet to maintain these important systems. For most pigs a diet of quality pellets, timothy hay, and fres...

February 16, 2019

Salmonella can be a major concern when thinking about owning a small pet. Salmonella is a bacteria that can infect many different types of animals from birds and reptile to farm animals; and even pocket pets. These animals can then pass the disease on to people if prop...

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