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5 Benefits of Working With a Rex Rat Breeder

by Marnie Bii July 28th, 2015| Pointers, Unique Pets
If you want the best chance at obtaining a healthy Rex rat pet, you should skip the pet store and work with a local breeder instead. Rex rat breeders often have litters arriving several times a year. The mating pairs and resulting litter are planned out once the breeder
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Setting Up a Tortoise Table to Raise Your Sulcata

by Marnie Bii May 12th, 2015| Pointers, Unique Pets
When you first bring your sulcata tortoise hatchling home, it will easily fit in the palm of your hand. Although you could set up an outdoor enclosure for your tiny tortoise, you may feel inspired to keep him or her nearby until reaching a heartier size and weight at

5 Pet Pointers for Keeping Mandarin Duck Pets

by Marnie Bii April 17th, 2015| Pointers, Unique Pets
Keeping ducks as a pet is unlike caring for cats, dogs or even chickens. Ducks have unique personalities that take a little bit of getting used to. In fact, ducks can be quite the troublemakers without the right balance of interactions with their environment, other duck friends and human
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Socializing Your Hedgehog

by Ronald A. Rowe March 10th, 2015| Pointers, Unique Pets
Hedgehogs are remarkably complex for such tiny creatures.  They display emotional sensitivity beyond anything that you would expect from something so small.  This level of sensitivity presents both advantages and challenges to keeping a hedgehog as a pet.  Here we will discuss some of the challenges and some pointers
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Breeding Netherland Dwarf Rabbits

by Gary Hays February 10th, 2015| Pointers, Unique Pets
Netherland Dwarf Rabbits became an official breed in Holland in 1940. Led by Mr. Jan Meyering, his team of five crossbred beautiful all-white Hermelins with both wild and domestic breeds for 30 years before finally creating this standardized breed of tiny hopping fur balls, in a variety of color