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Housing your chinchilla

Choosing a cage for your chinchillas can seem complicated as there are so many different designs available. Since chinchillas can live for many years it makes sense to get the largest cage you can in the first instance so that your pet has plenty of space.You need around six cubic feet of space per chinchilla [...]

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Training your mouse

Mice are extremely intelligent and are some of the easiest small pets to train. Mice can be trained to do everything from playing football to walking a tightrope. How do I start training my mouse? Firstly, make sure your mouse knows you and is happy in your company. It is no use attempting to train [...]

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Does my pet need a friend?

Once you have decided on the type of pet you want to get, you need to think about whether the animal you have chosen will be happy living a solitary life or if it would prefer some company. Many small animals such as gerbils and guinea pigs actually get depressed if they are kept alone [...]

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Caring for your ferret

Ferrets should ideally be kept in groups of two or more as they are social animals and enjoy company. Ferrets need a lot of space and exercise and will need to come out of their cages each day for playtime. You can also take ferrets for walks using a harness and lead!Vet checks need to [...]

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A Guide to Your Gerbil’s Living Space

The first thing you will need for your new pet is a cage.It is always best to buy the largest cage your budget can stretch to, as it will give your gerbil more room to explore and play. We have a fabulous range of cages in all styles available right here on the Little [...]

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Christmas & New Year Delivery Times

Our last dates for guaranteed delivery before Christmas are:Order by 2PM:Cages & Large Items (next working day)Monday 21st DecemberSmall items (Royal Mail 2-3 days)Friday 18th DecemberWe will continue to dispatch until 1PM on Christmas eve, and operate a limited service throughout the Christmas & New year period, subject to courier availability.Please note we cannot guarantee [...]

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Gerbils and grooming

Gerbils are self groomers, so generally there is very little you need to do to help maintain their coats.Brushing your gerbil: Many gerbils do enjoy being brushed with a soft bristle brush and it can be an enjoyable way to bond with your pet. Clipping your gerbil's nails: You can clip your gerbil's nails with [...]

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Why rats make great pets!

Pet rats are easy to care for and are highly intelligent. They are some of the few small animals who are able to master complex tricks.Domestic or 'fancy' rats are also extremely clean and actually groom themselves more than cats do. They can also be trained to use a litter tray which can make your [...]

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Cyber Monday! - Last chance to save 20%

Cyber Monday marks the last day of our fantastic weekend of offers.We still have 20% off our entire range of products until the end of today. Just use the voucher code BF20 at the checkout to take advantage.Plus, Delivery is still free on all orders over £29.00.Offer ends 30/11/15, Discount available on ALL of our [...]

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Black Friday Weekend at Little Pet Warehouse!

What Is Black Friday?Black Friday is becoming a global event taking savings to a new level. Originating in the USA as the busiest shopping day of the year, many companies offer crazy discounts and offers on the Friday and sometimes for the whole weekend. Black Friday Deals have been known to create chaos throughout the world [...]

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