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How Long Do Gerbils Live?

Growing up I, along with many other kids at the time, had a gerbil. I forgot his name, but I do remember him escaping and getting lost in the house while I was cleaning his cage. I didn’t see him for 6 months and later found him living behind the drier in the laundry room.  […]

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How Long Do Chinchillas Live?

Chances are, like most people, you don’t know much about Chinchillas. They are still rare to own as pets in the United States but these spunky little rodents are starting to grow in popularity. If you are considering getting one then make sure you understand what you are getting into and what to expect as […]

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How To Bathe a Guinea Pig

I got my first Guinea Pig when I was 12. It didn’t take me too long to learn that hygiene was important. As a kid, it taught me responsibility. I learned a lot from cleaning “Nippy”s cage each week. I spent a lot of time caring for him and learned that keeping him clean was […]

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What Do Guinea Pigs Eat?

I got my first Guinea Pig when I was 12. When I first brought it home I was unsure what to feed him other than pellets. It didn’t take too long for me to learn his food preferences. Guinea Pigs love to eat and I learned that giving them access to a variety of foods […]

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What Is The Life Expectancy Of a Guinea Pig?

When looking to get a small animal for a pet, one might wonder what the life expectancy is. More specifically speaking, guinea pigs. You want to make sure to plan on how long you are going to be able to cuddle and play with them or want to make sure you budget out for their […]

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