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5 Myths about rabbits BUSTED

Rabbits have not been domestic pets for nearly as long as dogs, cats, even horses.  Buns are pretty new on the scene, really.  So, we just don’t know as much about them.  And they haven’t had as long to acclimate to us either.There are a few super common misconceptions about rabbits that we’d like to […]

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Top 10 Toys for Guinea Pigs

Toys are not just fun.  Sure, it IS fun to play.  The exercise is important, too. Guinea pigs need to stretch, romp, and popcorn.  Let’s not forget those teeth!  Chewing and tugging on toys help wear down those constantly growing chompers.All toys are not created equal!  Guinea pigs are very sensitive to even the smallest chemical […]

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FEEDING unlimited hay vs. EATING unlimited hay

When you were a little kid, chances are you tried to hide your peas under the potatoes.  Or maybe fed them to the dog under the table.  Just because someone gave us healthy and nutritious food didn’t mean we ate it.  Our rabbits and guinea pigs may be doing the same thing: we need to […]

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Red Door Animal Shelter gets free hay from Small Pet Select

As part of our Rabbit Name contest last month, participants also voted on their favorite shelter.  The big winner was Red Door Animal Shelter in Chicago, so we sent them 200 lbs of our timothy hay.  We love to help out where we can, especially if we can help out rescues and shelters who do […]

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The Best Rabbit Reference Books to keep on hand

No mater how long we’ve lived with and loved rabbits, none of us has the answer all the time.  There are a few reference books you can keep on hand that will help quite a bit, especially in an emergency.  We recommend keeping these right there with the grooming supplies and hay, within easy reach.A […]

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