Small pet http://mypetsmart.com/taxonomy/term/676/all en The Benefits of Hay for Rabbits http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/the-benefits-of-hay-for-rabbits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Content provided by Oxbow </div> </div> </div> <p>Grass hay, a source of long-strand fiber, is absolutely vital to the digestive health of your small herbivore. It prevents obesity, dental disease, boredom and diarrhea.</p> <p>Hay should make up 75% of your rabbit's diet. Be sure to feed a variety of different hays for good health and to keep mealtime interesting!</p> <p><strong>Hay selecting tips:</strong></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/the-benefits-of-hay-for-rabbits#comments Nutrition Small pet Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:46:42 +0000 177410 at http://mypetsmart.com Home Sweet Home-Rabbit Housing http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/home-sweet-home-rabbit-housing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Content provided by Oxbow </div> </div> </div> <p>You can keep your rabbit inside the house and easily train him to use a litter box. However, your rabbit will also want a place to call his own. Choose a large crate or habitat with a solid floor that is tall enough to allow your rabbit to stand on his hind legs and stretch out. Keep your rabbit's home clean and wash your hands before and after handling your pet or cleaning his home.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/home-sweet-home-rabbit-housing#comments HealthCare New pet Small pet Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:45:04 +0000 177409 at http://mypetsmart.com Keeping Your Rabbit Healthy http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/keeping-your-rabbit-healthy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Content provided by Oxbow </div> </div> </div> <p>One of the keys to Pet Parenting rabbits is to be prepared&mdash;a little knowledge will help you anticipate the care your rabbit needs to feel constantly comfortable and secure.</p> <p><strong>Vet Trips</strong><br /> Regular veterinarian visits are a crucial part of keeping your pet healthy and happy. At each visit, your pet will be weighed and examined. Be ready to answer basic questions about your pet's diet and behavior.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/keeping-your-rabbit-healthy#comments HealthCare Small pet Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:43:14 +0000 177408 at http://mypetsmart.com Rabbit 101 http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/rabbit-101 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Content provided by Oxbow </div> </div> </div> <p>This general info will help prepare your whole family to make your rabbit's homecoming a pleasant one.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/rabbit-101#comments New pet Small pet Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:41:32 +0000 177406 at http://mypetsmart.com Round Out Your Rabbit's Diet http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/round-out-your-rabbits-diet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Content provided by Oxbow </div> </div> </div> <p>A diet of mostly grass hay provides the fiber necessary to avoid health problems. Add fortified, uniform pellets daily to round out your rabbit's healthy diet.</p> <p><strong>The importance of rabbit pellets</strong><br /> Fortified balanced feeds, in the form of uniform bite-sized morsels, assure that your pet is getting all the vitamins and minerals required in combination with hay, healthy treats and fresh water.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/round-out-your-rabbits-diet#comments Nutrition Small pet Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:39:28 +0000 177405 at http://mypetsmart.com Hamster http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/hamster <p><img src="http://care-guides.petsmart.com/articles/images/smallpet/care/hamster/Hamster.jpg" align="left" /> </p><p>&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/hamster#comments HealthCare Small pet Fri, 16 Jul 2010 23:06:02 +0000 PetSmart 171546 at http://mypetsmart.com Guinea Pig http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/guinea-pig <p><img src="http://care-guides.petsmart.com/articles/images/smallpet/care/guineapig/GuineaPig.jpg" align="right" /></p> <p class="articleContent" id="traits"><strong><span class="careGuideHeader">Traits &amp; behavior</span></strong></p> <p><span class="careGuideSubHeader">Social</span><br /> Guinea pigs are gentle, social and will enjoy the companionship of another guinea pig (if you have two, house only same gender pairs), as well as interaction with their Pet Parents.</p> <p><span class="careGuideSubHeader">Affectionate</span></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/guinea-pig#comments HealthCare Small pet Fri, 16 Jul 2010 23:04:10 +0000 PetSmart 171545 at http://mypetsmart.com Gerbil http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/gerbil <p><img src="http://care-guides.petsmart.com/articles/images/smallpet/care/gerbil/Gerbil.jpg" align="left" /> </p><p>&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/gerbil#comments HealthCare Small pet Fri, 16 Jul 2010 23:00:54 +0000 PetSmart 171544 at http://mypetsmart.com Fancy Rat http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/fancy-rat <p><img src="http://care-guides.petsmart.com/articles/images/smallpet/care/rat/FancyRat.jpg" align="right" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/fancy-rat#comments HealthCare Small pet Fri, 16 Jul 2010 22:58:37 +0000 PetSmart 171543 at http://mypetsmart.com Fancy Mouse http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/fancy-mouse <p><img src="http://care-guides.petsmart.com/articles/images/smallpet/care/mouse/FancyMouse.jpg" align="left" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/fancy-mouse#comments HealthCare Small pet Fri, 16 Jul 2010 22:56:21 +0000 PetSmart 171542 at http://mypetsmart.com Dwarf Hamster http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/dwarf-hamster <p><img src="http://care-guides.petsmart.com/articles/images/smallpet/care/hamster/DwarfHamster.jpg" align="right" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="articleContent" id="traits"><strong><span class="careGuideHeader">Traits &amp; behavior</span></strong></p> <p><span class="careGuideSubHeader">Nocturnal</span><br /> They like to run and play at night and sleep during the day, so be prepared for them to be active and noisy after dark.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/dwarf-hamster#comments HealthCare Small pet Fri, 16 Jul 2010 22:54:02 +0000 PetSmart 171541 at http://mypetsmart.com Chinchilla http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/chinchilla <p><img src="http://care-guides.petsmart.com/articles/images/smallpet/care/chinchilla/Chinchilla.jpg" align="left" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/chinchilla#comments HealthCare Small pet Fri, 16 Jul 2010 22:51:29 +0000 PetSmart 171540 at http://mypetsmart.com