Exotics


Basic care for rabbits Rabbits should be housed indoors.Enclosures should be 3-4 times larger than the pet.

  • Wire flooring should be partially covered.
  • Don't use wood chips for bedding.
  • Unlimited Alfalfa hay for bunnies 6 mo and younger.
  • Unlimited Timothy hay or Orchard grass for adults.
  • Fresh greens should be offered daily.
  • Limit items high in sugar or calcium.
  • Avoid clay based cat litters.
  • Have both male & female rabbits "fixed".

Basic care for guinea pigs

  • Guinea pigs should be housed indoors.
  • Enclosures should be at least 2 sq feet of floor 
  • space per guinea pig & at least 15" high.
  • Enclosure should have a ramp for exercise and a 
  • shelter to hide in.
  • Avoid cedar or other bedding w/ aromatic oils.
  • Avoid clay based cat litters.
  • Unlimited Alfalfa hay for piggies less than 6mo.
  • Timothy hay or Orchard grass for adult piggies.
  • Use pellets that have vitamin C.
  • Fresh greens should be offered daily.
  • Limit items high in sugar or calcium.
  • Keep unaltered females and males separate.

Basic care for small rodents

  • Small rodents should be housed indoors.
  • Aspen or paper products are good for bedding.
  • Avoid cedar and pine as they can cause respiratory 
  • illness that can lead to death.
  • Keep unaltered females and males separate.

Basic care for ferrets

  • Ferrets should be housed indoors.
  • Enclosures should be multilevel and at least
  • 3 ft x 3 ft x 2ft.
  • Feed ferret food or a high quality dry kitten food.
  • Avoid softwood bedding.
  • Avoid clay based cat litters.
  • Ferrets should be vaccinated for rabies and distemper every year. 

Basic care for chinchillas

  • Chinchillas should be housed indoors.
  • Enclosures should be at lest 3 ft x 2 ft x 2 ft.
  • Multiple levels should be provided for jumping and 
  • climbing.
  • Chinchillas need to bathe in dust 1-2 times weekly.
  • Unlimited timothy hay should be offered.
  • Adults should be given 1 -2 Tbsp of pellets daily.
  • Aspen or paper products work well for bedding.
  • Avoid cedar or pine as bedding.


Helpful Websites:

www.mohrs.org

www.oxbowhay.com

www.kwcages.com

www.theferretstore.com

www.guineapigs-online.com

www.allabouthamsters.com

www.rmca.org

www.hedgehogclub.com

www.healthypet.com

www.chinchillaclub.com

www.myhouserabbit.com

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