Guinea pigs are members of the family of rodents and the teeth are peculiar to grow throughout life, and so they required regular grooming. In fact because everything was in order the animal with the teeth or not, depends on the state of his health entirely.
People often visits the issue, and how much is actually teeth in Guinea pigs? They are less than humans, only 20. In Guinea pigs there are two pairs of well-developed incisors, but the canines they have absolutely no.
The growth of the teeth happens all the time during the life of this animal, this distinguishing feature is present in all rodents, without exception.
Guinea pig drinks very little. Is this normal and what should you do?
Many fans of this lovely animal concerned about this issue. But in principle nothing should be done and why. In nature Guinea pigs do not consume a lot of water, since they eat mostly wet feed in the form of succulent herbs.
And at home the volume of water replenished by fruits and vegetables. And yet in the cage should always be water, clean and fresh. It is advisable to change water daily. The creature itself understands, how much water to drink and when. One pig is enough drinkers of about 250 ml. Continue reading
At preschool age most children are dreaming of your own pet. They “bought” furry friend to Santa Claus, asking the relatives as a birthday present, trying to take home every dog on the street a kitten or puppy. At some point, the parents decide to encourage your baby’s desire, but then are wondering what pet to choose the child of preschool age, so that he could cope with Babysitting and taking care of the pet.
Make an informed choice
Parents and children should understand that a pet is not a toy but a living creature that requires not less attention than all other members of the family. You need to create a comfortable environment, not only to build their own area, but also to provide the necessary care. Naturally, the responsibility will have to distribute among family members, because their own to “educate” pet preschooler is unlikely. Continue reading
Despite the fact that the hamster is quite undemanding pet, you need to always remember that we have the answer for anyone keep at home. Even the most unpretentious of creating need regular care.
Before you buy a hamster . answer the questions:
Where put the cage for your pet?
What do You know about caring for hamsters ?
Who will take care of the hamster during the absence (vacation, holidays)?
Hamsters live from one and a half to three years. It is convenient to contain budding animal lovers. These rodents will not take up much space, they are cheap, feed for hamsters too cheap.
Buy hamster better then, when he had turned half to two months.
The cage should be placed in a location that is not vented and does not overheat. Note that at night, the hamsters will be to lead an active lifestyle, so it is undesirable to put their house near the bed. No need to disturb a sleeping hamster day: upset animal may bite. Continue reading