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About the Ferret Flu

About the Ferret Flu

Did you know that ferrets are susceptible to influenza? If you have the flu, you should avoid close contact with your pet. This virus can be transmitted from one ferret to another, and from humans to ferrets. Symptoms will appear 48 hours after infection. Ferrets...
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Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs

Diet The African pygmy hedgehog (or white-bellied hedgehog) is an omnivorous animal. A captive animal’s diet must be composed mainly of dry hedgehog or cat food (pellets) that is high in protein and low in calories (food for indoor cats or for weight control). Insects...
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Nutrition for Aquatic Turtles

Nutrition for Aquatic Turtles

It is difficult to provide a well-balanced diet for pet aquatic and semi-aquatic turtles. Although there are species-specific dietary needs that need to be respected, there are general guidelines that can be applied to all omnivorous species. Most pet aquatic and semi-aquatic turtles are omnivorous,...
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Nutrition for Chinchillas and Degus

Nutrition for Chinchillas and Degus

Most health problems encountered in chinchillas and degus occur as a result of an inappropriate diet. In fact, it is possible to prevent many chronic problems by following some basic ground rules on nutrition. Chinchillas and degus need a high-fibre diet. Fibre is essential for...
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Nutrition for Guinea Pigs

Nutrition for Guinea Pigs

Most health problems encountered in guinea pigs occur as a result of an inappropriate diet. In fact, it is possible to prevent many chronic problems by simply following some basic ground rules on guinea pig nutrition. Guinea pigs need a high- fibre diet. Fibre is...
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Nutrition for Sugar Gliders

Nutrition for Sugar Gliders

Sugar gliders are nocturnal arboreal marsupials. They are omnivorous ; in  the wild, they eat sap and gum from eucalyptus and acacia trees, nectar and pollen, and a large variety of insects and arachnids. It would be difficult to reproduce this diet in captivity, and...
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Rabbit Kittens

Rabbit Kittens

In domestic or wild rabbits, lactation is of very short duration. The doe feeds her kittens once a day, for 3 to 5 minutes. The babies are not nurtured much by their mother and are often left alone in the nest during the day. Rabbits...
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Rabbit Nutrition

Rabbit Nutrition

Most health problems encountered in rabbits occur as a result of an inappropriate diet. In fact, it is possible to prevent many chronic problems by simply following some basic ground rules on rabbit nutrition. Rabbits need a high-fibre diet. Fibre is essential for maintaining a...
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