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Helpful Tips for Welcoming a New Pet Home

If you’re a brand-new pet parent (or considering becoming one), you’ve likely asked yourself many questions about the exciting new adventure you’re beginning to embark on with your new furry family member.  In this article, we will provide some helpful tips on how to safely welcome a pet home.  Tone Down the Noise Levels While […]

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How to Tell if Your Pet Rabbit is Stressed and How to Help

Author: Dianne Cook, LVT Updated: May 30, 2024   Did you know that your pet rabbit can become stressed, just like you? As a prey species, it’s no surprise that your pet may be a bit jumpy when encountering new stimuli, but ongoing stress can lead to serious illness like GI stasis or even death.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scatter Feeding

If you regularly follow our blog, you know that we talk a lot about the importance of supporting foraging in healthy ways for your pets and why food options that market themselves as ready-made, “foraging in a bag” solutions miss the mark and can even lead to negative health outcomes for your little loved ones.

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What Should I Feed My Pet Rat?

Author: Dr. Cayla Iske Rats are unique, nocturnal, social critters that make excellent pets. In the wild, rats are both prey and predator, naturally consuming an omnivorous diet including a huge diversity of foods such as vegetation, seeds, grains, and occasionally invertebrates and animal proteins. It is important to offer your rat a similar level

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