Exotic Pets : Pets & Animal

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Fleece Ferret Hammocks

Fleece Ferret Hammocks

These fun petite creatures have been domesticated for the majority of civilization.They have become more prevalent in modern years just like many of other pets and breeds.With their miniature size and playful nature, ferrets can be terrific little companions to have around.And wouldn't you desi......[Read More]
Guinea Pigs Housing - Affordable and Easy to Clean Enclosures

Guinea Pigs Housing - Affordable and Easy to Clean Enclosures

Many different materials are used for guinea pig housing. The most common materials are wood, plastic and metal. However, the safety issue is just as much where you will put the material as what the material will be. For example, it would not be a good idea to use mesh or nets as a flooring for the ......[Read More]
Tips and Tricks For Successful Ferret Litter Pan Training

Tips and Tricks For Successful Ferret Litter Pan Training

Like all other living beings on this planet, ferrets too have the need to relieve themselves of toxins and waste from the body. If you have a ferret as a house pet then you can train the animal to use a ferret litter pan.......[Read More]
Chinchilla Cage - 6 Tips on What to Look For in a Chinchilla Cage

Chinchilla Cage - 6 Tips on What to Look For in a Chinchilla Cage

Chinchillas make wonderful pets. There are lots of reasons why, but some include the fact that most have a playful and cheeky nature with a desire to play. To keep this nature intact, it is vital that your chinchilla has its most basic of needs met.......[Read More]
Coatimundi - An Exotic Pet - Raccoon Relative And Fierce Fighter When Provoked

Coatimundi - An Exotic Pet - Raccoon Relative And Fierce Fighter When Provoked

The coatimundi ("coati" for short) is a member of the raccoon family and is native to Central and South America. The exact origin of the name "coatimundi" is not clear, though, it is thought that it resembles something from the Tupi language of Brazil.......[Read More]
Is My Ferret Supposed to Stink?

Is My Ferret Supposed to Stink?

Ferrets have a strong, distinct, musky odor. Some people even call them stinky weasels. But really, is my ferret supposed to stink?......[Read More]
Tips on Choosing the Right Chinchilla Cage

Tips on Choosing the Right Chinchilla Cage

Before you purchase a chinchilla to keep as a pet you will need to make sure that you provide them with somewhere to live. There are plenty of chinchilla cages available and there are certain things one should take into consideration before you make this all important purchase.......[Read More]
How to Set Up a Hermit Crab Habitat

How to Set Up a Hermit Crab Habitat

So you have decided to get hermit crabs a home as your favorite pets. You need to set up a proper hermit crab habitat in your home so that your pets are not under stress and can thrive at home. You need to take pains to make the hermit crab habitat. Your hard work will pay rich dividends later.......[Read More]
Nervous Pet Rat? How to Help Her Become More Confident

Nervous Pet Rat? How to Help Her Become More Confident

Is your pet rat nervous around you? There are some simple things you can do to help her overcome her fears. Rats are naturally very outgoing, but if she hasn't been handled as a youngster she could still have a way to go until she becomes the perfect pet.......[Read More]
3 Things to Consider Before Buying a Hamster

3 Things to Consider Before Buying a Hamster

I have read in forums and books that hamsters are very fragile and sensitive animals and here are 3 things to consider before buying a hamster. Are you committed to take care of it? ......[Read More]
How to Give a Chinchilla a Dust Bath

How to Give a Chinchilla a Dust Bath

You already have the dust, you have an enclosed bath bowl, and by definition, you are ready to give a chinchilla a dust bath. However, just as you are about to go ahead and give your chinchilla one, you realize that there's one basic problem: you don't know where to start.......[Read More]
Feed Your Ferret the Right Diet

Feed Your Ferret the Right Diet

Is it alright to feed your ferret any kind of food? Can they eat the left overs from your dinner? Can they have sweets or fruit and vegetables, or do they require a certain kind of food? ......[Read More]
Hermit Crab Care Sheet

Hermit Crab Care Sheet

Hermit Crabs are unique and somewhat exotic pets that are relatively easy to take care of.While there are close to five hundred various species of Hermit Crabs, the ones that are terrestrial, or that can breathe air and live on land are the ones that you will see for sale in pet stores.Most people w......[Read More]
Guinea Pig Bedding - How to Select the Correct Bedding For Your Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig Bedding - How to Select the Correct Bedding For Your Guinea Pig

Guinea pig bedding is important for your pet guinea pig especially for its rest and elimination. Various types of bedding can be used. You can select from hay, paper, and shavings. Below is a short guide to choosing the correct bedding to make you guinea pig feel right at home.......[Read More]
Eight Tips About Ferrets

Eight Tips About Ferrets

The question is often asked - can ferrets really be pets? The short answer is - yes - just the same as owning a cat or a dog. Of course you'll need to give a pet ferret the same kind of attention that you would to any pet.......[Read More]
Pet Rat Care - NEVER Use Cedar Or Pine Bedding

Pet Rat Care - NEVER Use Cedar Or Pine Bedding

Many new rat owners make the mistake of using cedar or pine shavings as litter for the cage. However, this can really harm your pet rat.......[Read More]
How to Easily Set Up a Ferret Cage

How to Easily Set Up a Ferret Cage

When you take in a pet ferret for the first time, you have to be prepared for the demands as an owner of a very unique animal. One of the most important things that you need to get for you new pet is a cage that will keep it safe and comfortable at all times. Setting up a ferret cage on a budget is ......[Read More]
What Can a Hermit Crab Eat?

What Can a Hermit Crab Eat?

One of the most important question for each hermit crab owner is "What can a hermit crab eat?" As a general rule, these exotic pets are fairly easy to feed. They can survive on almost any commercial hermit crab food that you can buy from your favorite pet shop. Some fish flakes may also be......[Read More]
Mink - The Unexpected Endangered Species

Mink - The Unexpected Endangered Species

When I think of mink, I certainly didn't think they were endangered...In fact, they are one of the most endangered mammals in the world. The terrible thing is that the 1st thing that comes to my mind is a mink coat. How sad.Read on about the plight of the mink.......[Read More]
Types of Exotic Pets

Types of Exotic Pets

This article explores various types of exotic pets, some of which you may have never heard of. Although there are laws around owning certain exotic pets, there are still several that you can legally own and enjoy.......[Read More]