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  • All About Abyssinian Guinea Pigs
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    All About Abyssinian Guinea Pigs

    21 months ago

    All you Abysinians, stand up! The Abyssinian guinea pig is one of the most popular and recognizeable breeds of guinea pig in the world. They can be any color in the guinea pig rainbow and breed readily with other breeds of guinea pigs. The only...

  • What to Feed Your Pet Skunk
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    What to Feed Your Pet Skunk

    13 months ago

    Skunks aren't afraid to help themselves. If I was a skunk, I'd write about all of the foods I'd want to eat, but not much about the foods I'd need to eat. Pet skunks have the same problem of overeating like we do.

  • What to Feed Your Pet Scorpion
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    What to Feed Your Pet Scorpion

    3 months ago

    Sampling the cricket du jour. Unfortunately, when your pet scorpion wants dinner, you just can't pop down to the corner shop and pick up a bag of Scorpion Chow. You can, however, go to a reputable pet shop and buy a bag of live feeder crickets. ...

  • What Is The Best Housing For A Pet Skunk?
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    What Is The Best Housing For A Pet Skunk?

    10 years ago

    Skunks are used to roaming their territories freely. The best housing for a pet skunk is your house. They are like dogs and cats in that they hate being caged up. If you've ever seen a skunk at the zoo, what is the skunk always doing? Pacing...

  • How to Pet a Ferret
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    How to Pet a Ferret

    17 months ago

    Ferrets love gentle contact, but on their terms. Ferrets are independent, energetic little creatures with a formidable set of teeth. Whenever I tried to pet a ferret, usually all I got was the teeth. This put me off ferrets, until I got to know...

  • How Fat Should a Guinea Pig Be?
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    How Fat Should a Guinea Pig Be?

    7 months ago

    When an animal normally is round, it's hard to tell when they are overweight. When I had my first guinea pig, I was surprised to learn that they can get too fat. Since they are built like a Tribble from Star Trek, how can you tell if they are...

  • What Toys Can I Give My Guinea Pig?
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    What Toys Can I Give My Guinea Pig?

    2 years ago

    Piggies think burrowing and nibbling are fun. A guinea pig's idea of fun differs a lot from other pet's ideas of fun. Although you may come across balls and wheels in pet shops or online stores that say they are toys for guinea pigs, they are...

  • Is That a Fishy Smell From the Dog?
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    Is That a Fishy Smell From the Dog?

    5 months ago

    Is your dog emitting a fishy smell? This article is an an overview on your dog's "fishies" -- what they are and what you should do.

  • Living With A Paraplegic Guinea Pig
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    Living With A Paraplegic Guinea Pig

    10 years ago

    Sadly, guinea pigs can't use crutches. FootFoot was never the most active of guinea pigs, especially after her fourth year, but she still could scoot when needed to - especially if there was Romaine lettuce on the other side of the room. But one...

  • Differences Between Hypnosis And Brainwashing
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    Differences Between Hypnosis And Brainwashing

    10 years ago

    Hypnotherapists are not at all like Svengali (portrayed here by John Barrymore) People often shy away from any mention that they see a hypnotherapist because they think hypnosis is brainwashing. Far from it. Hypnosis and brainwashing are two...

  • Do Scorpions Make Good Pets?
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    Do Scorpions Make Good Pets?

    10 years ago

    Scorpions make good pets -- provided you have realistic expectations You don't often find the words "pet" and "scorpion" together in the same sentence, do you? But there are loads of very loyal scorpion-keepers around the world who do call...

  • What Are Guinea Pigs Allergic To?
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    What Are Guinea Pigs Allergic To?

    2 years ago

    Guinea pigs can't eat everything. In fact, certain things will make them quite sick. Learn more about recommended diet before you accidentally kill your pet.

  • Gods And Goddesses of Tea
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    Gods And Goddesses of Tea

    10 years ago

    Lu Yu, the Sage of Tea "Thank God for tea. What would the world do without tea? How did it exist?" Sir Walter Scott Tea is such a wonderful brew that many cultures and peoples have associated it with Deity. The Tea Sage, Lu Yu, was probably...

  • Why Guinea Pigs Eat Poo
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    Why Guinea Pigs Eat Poo

    19 months ago

    Goes in as carrots, comes out as beans It's not actually poo that the guinea pigs are eating. However, it looks like poo and comes out of the same place. And it's actually vital to your guinea pig's health and well being. Truth is definitely...

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    "Chirping" In Guinea Pigs

    10 years ago

    Some guinea pig females will sing like a bird...literally! One day, I was in the living room watching television when I heard weird, piercing chirps from the guinea pig's room (my bedroom). I raced into hear ear-splitting cries that sounded...

  • Are There Any Fish That Don't Die So Easily?
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    Are There Any Fish That Don't Die So Easily?

    21 months ago

    Wet pets, especially fish, are not the most robust pets in the world. However, some are more robust than others and there are ways to up your fishy friends chances of survival.

  • Should I Set My Pet Free?
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    Should I Set My Pet Free?

    10 years ago

    Abandoned dog still waits The statistics are grim. Millions of pets that are turned into animal shelters across the country are put to sleep because there are no homes available. With more and more animals being abandoned every day, most animal...

  • How Much Does a Hamster Need to Eat?
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    How Much Does a Hamster Need to Eat?

    5 months ago

    One of the natural wonders of the world is watching a hamster stuff his or her cheeks. They can carry the equivalent of their own bodyweight in their cheeks. Their food bowls are always empty. Depending on what species you have, they only weigh a...

  • Why (Or Why Not) Drink St. John's Wort Tea
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    Why (Or Why Not) Drink St. John's Wort Tea

    10 years ago

    Heeeeeerrrrrreeeeee's Johnny! St. John's Wort is one of the most popular medicinal herbs used around the world, especially as a natural anti-depressant. It certainly has one of the most peculiar names. "Wort" is from the Old English "wyrt",...

  • How to Sex Baby Hamsters
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    How to Sex Baby Hamsters

    19 months ago

    Unlike adult hamsters, where the sexual characteristics are amazingly obvious, the babies look virtually identical.

  • How Big Does A Plecostomus Get?
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    How Big Does A Plecostomus Get?

    10 years ago

    Oh, Pleco! One of the most popular and distinctive family of freshwater fish kept as pets are in the plecostomus family. Usually, they are referred to as "plecos" partly because it's a great nickname and also because of an old superstition. It...

  • Pets That Can Be Housetrained
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    Pets That Can Be Housetrained

    3 months ago

    Everything poos -- but can any pet be house trained? For millions of years, when an animal had to poo or pee, they just did and walked away. When you try to house train a pet, keep in mind that you are going against thousands or millions of years...

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