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Handling your Rat

Rats are extremely popular pets. Tame rats love attention and most love being held, cuddled and played with. Many behavioural problems in pet rats are caused by incorrect handling which can frighten or even hurt your pet. There are a few key points to remember: NEVER pick your rat up by its tail. This can cause [...]

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Cleaning Your Hamster's Cage

It is important to make sure your hamster's cage is cleaned regularly to make sure your hamster stays happy and healthy. How often you need to do this depends on the size of the cage, but generally once a week is sufficient. The most important thing is to make sure your hamster is somewhere safe [...]

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What do the noises my guinea pig is making mean?

As herd animals, guinea pigs use various noises to communicate with each other. Understanding what these noises mean can give you an idea about what your guinea pig may be feeling. Some sounds are used in more than one situation, so watch your guinea pig’s body language at the same time to work out which [...]

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Handling your Degu

Degus have increased massively in popularity as pets over the last few years. They are extremely intelligent and easy to train but are also very fast and need careful handling to keep them safe.The key to safely handling your degu is to build trust with them. A happy degu who is relaxed in your company [...]

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Training your Rat

Rats are extremely intelligent and are some of the easiest small animals to train as they are naturally inquisitive and love interacting with their owners. Rats can be trained to do everything from using a litter tray to sorting shape blocks – it all depends on how much time you have to invest in training!How do I [...]

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Your Rabbit and the Holidays

As the long summer holidays approach many owners will be asking themselves what they should do with their rabbits while they go on holiday. Essentially you have two options – you can either take your rabbit with you or leave it in the care of someone else (either a friend, pet sitter or a professional [...]

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Welcome to our new website

We've brought ourselves into the future. We would love to hear your thoughts about the new Little Pet Warehouse website. Please get in touch via Facebook, Twitter or Email us.We have some great introductory offers on the 80 double pink and the 80 triple blue/black! Check them out on our homepage!

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