If you are thinking of adding a pocket pet to your family an important first step is to make sure you have space enough for them and all their stuff. Just like these unique animals sizes and shapes differ so do their housing requirements.
Pocket pets may be small but they are full of energy, curiosity, and intelligence. To keep them healthy and happy it is important to provide them with activities to engage both their body and their mind.
Exercise wheels, exercise balls, and plenty of floor time are all...
Each month for the next several months MNPPR is going to be doing a beginners class about each type of pocket pet. In honor of October's guinea pig class here are a 10 quick history facts about where the pet piggies we know and love came from.
For a lot of people the idea of critters, especially rodents, making great pets is new. There is a lot of misinformation and confusion surrounding them that we at Minnesota Pocket Pet Rescue are working hard to change such as these three commonly asked questions:
The smallest of our line up, mice have made great pets for thousands of years due to their intelligence and friendliness. They don't require much cage space but are very active and thrive when given lots of attention.