Lafeber’s Small Mammal Pets

Welcome to the world of rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, and small mammal pets! Rabbits, guinea pigs, and rats are some of the more popular small mammal pets, but you already know that if you have one of these precious souls. Lafeber Company wants you and your furry companions to enjoy the best life possible together, so we’ve brought together information to help you do just that. For all pets, the challenge is to take care of both the physical needs like food and shelter, and also mental needs, which means preventing boredom and encouraging engagement. We offer tips about food, treats, playtime, health, behavior, and much more. Sit down and browse awhile to check it out. And keep in mind that enrichment like the nutritious foraging prompted by Lafeber’s® Hey!Berries™ and Rascally Rat Nutri-Berries® makes rabbits, guinea pigs, and rats smile! OK, maybe they don’t actually smile, but they probably would if they could.

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How An Owner And A Veterinarian Saved A Premature Guinea Pig

A prematurely born guinea pig is saved when his determined owner provides almost round-the-clock care, good nutrition, and veterinary visits. Health issues remain, but his personality shines.

Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, And Others Show Holiday Spirit

Share the joy by checking out these photos and videos of rabbits, guinea pigs, and other small mammals pets getting in the holiday spirit.

16 Common Pet Rat Behaviors

Gnawing, climbing, boggling, and bruxing are all common rat behaviors. Read about these 16 rat behaviors so you know what to expect when you welcome pet rats into your life.

Finding A Veterinarian For Your Small Mammal Pet

A veterinarian who regularly treats only dogs and cats might not be as familiar with the ailments of rabbits, guinea pigs, and other small mammals. So how do you find a vet?

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