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10 Tips on Keeping Rats

They like cuddling with their owners and are incredibly capable of learning: Rats are fascinating animals and keeping them is more than possible even for working people and older children. These cute rodents are relatively low-maintenance pets, although the work required shouldn't be underestimated by first-time owners in particular.
2 min

Grain-Free Food for Small Pets

It is a widespread misconception that small pets eat grain. Grain in the form of concentrated feed is only suitable as an occasional snack! The natural diet of pets such as Guinea Pigs is made up of grass and herbs. Small that are kept in cages should be given lots of grain-free fresh food.
2 min

Green Food for Rodents

The most natural food for rodents like rabbits, guinea pigs and co is fresh and juicy. Many types of fruits and vegetables are much-loved by most rodents and, in addition, they contain healthy vitamins and minerals!
2 min

Small Pet Agility

Agility is not just for dogs! Cat owners are also starting to discover the fun their pets can have with obstacle courses that demand skill and a strong level of trust from all those taking part. And now even small pets are getting in on the act – rabbits, guinea pigs, degus, chipmunks, chinchillas, rats and other small pets love the variety and extra excitement that agility can bring to their lives.
4 min

Diarrhoea in Rabbits

Rabbit faeces can be easily recognised by their typical round shape. If your rabbit's faeces suddenly become more fluid or turn from dark brown to red in colour, it has diarrhoea. Since diarrhoea in rabbits can lead to serious consequences, you should know when you have to go to the vet.
8 min

Vienna Blue

The name says it all: the Vienna Blue rabbit breed originally comes from Austria. With their shiny blue-grey fur, rabbits of this breed aren't just very attractive to look at, but also have a loving character. In addition, these pleasant long-eared pets are robust and low-maintenance.
9 min

Lionhead Rabbit

Dwarf rabbits are most suited to being kept as pets. A particularly popular dwarf breed is the lionhead rabbit, which we will introduce you to here.
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The Digestive System of Hamsters

This guide applies to golden Syrian hamsters and dwarf hamsters. Despite being different species, these pet rodents are similar in their internal makeup and their nutritional needs. All hamsters need animal protein as well as plant rich food as they are omnivores. In contrast to chinchillas, guinea pigs and rabbits, hamsters can tolerate grains well. Grains are concentrates of plant nutrients, mostly in the form of seeds and seedlings, and these are ideal for hamsters.
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Vienna Blue

The name says it all: the Vienna Blue rabbit breed originally comes from Austria. With their shiny blue-grey fur, rabbits of this breed aren't just very attractive to look at, but also have a loving character. In addition, these pleasant long-eared pets are robust and low-maintenance.