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Rat

Rat

HOUSING Cage: Minimum of a 1x 3 foot enclosure for each pet. Make sure that the top is secure. Cage bottom should be solid – not screen mesh. Substrate: Bedding should consist of a paper pulp product (like Carefresh or ...

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Amazon

Amazon

There are several different subspecies in this category with marked coloration and anatomical differences, but the most common found in captivity are the Double Yellow Head, Yellow Nape, Blue Front and Lilac Front. They can be gregarious and social. They ...

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Frogs

Frogs

Important! Frogs can make lovely pets, but frogs in the wild are facing population declines and extinction largely as a result of human activities. Unfortunately, the pet trade is likely contributing to the amphibian extinction crisis and the spread of ...

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Guinea Pigs

Guinea Pigs

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: South American Rodent LIFESPAN: 4-7 years SEXING: Male guinea pigs have external testicles. HOUSING: Because of their round body shape, pigs are susceptible to foot sores when housed on wire bottom cages. The new plastic bottom cages are ...

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Hamsters

Hamsters

Hamsters are mammals that belong to the rodent family having large incisor teeth that are continually growing necessitating gnawing to prevent the teeth from overgrowing. The word ‘rodent’ is derived from the latin word ‘rodere’ which means ‘to gnaw’. Hamsters ...

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Uromastyx Lizards

What are they  & Natural Environment: A heat loving spiny tailed lizard from the genus Uromastyx that includes many species 0ccurring in various arid environments from North Africa to India.  The various species show many colors and forms but all ...

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Box Turtles

ENVIRONMENT: Are land animals Although the do like some humidity especially in their bedding. LIFESPAN: Up to 100 years SEXING: Males have a longer tail and the cloaca extends beyond the plastron and flatter shell shape. HOUSING: A large aquarium ...

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Ferret

Ferret

Ferrets are very popular across the country and can make excellent pets. They are curious, active, playful and entertaining to observe. They can easily be taught to use a litter box and walk on a harness. They don’t require enormous ...

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