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August 02, 2022

A Beginner’s Guide to Scatter Feeding

A Beginner’s Guide to Scatter Feeding
Foraging is an instinctual, healthy behavior for rabbits, guinea pigs, and other small animals in the wild. Simply put, foraging is how your bunny or piggie’s wild cousin procures their daily sustenance in the wild. In the process of searching high and low for the calories necessary for survival, small animals exercise their minds and bodies in important and beneficial ways.... Read More

July 25, 2022

How to Care for Your Hamster or Gerbil

How to Care for Your Hamster or Gerbil
Hamsters and gerbils are adorable, fun companions. This article covers everything you need to know to provide a safe, happy life for your hamster or gerbil.... Read More

July 21, 2022

5 Ways to Build a Better Bond with Your Pet

5 Ways to Build a Better Bond with Your Pet
Building a better bond with your pet doesn’t have to be an advanced process! In fact, it may be simpler than you think. Here are 5 easy ways to strengthen the bond you have with your small exotic companion mammal. ... Read More

July 15, 2022

How to Support Your Senior Rabbit

How to Support Your Senior Rabbit
How can you best take care of your aging bunny? Oxbow's here to help answer your senior rabbit related questions!... Read More

July 13, 2022

Frequently Asked Senior Pet Questions

Frequently Asked Senior Pet Questions
One of the most common questions I get as a veterinarian is at what age do I consider my rabbit and my guinea pig "senior?" It's a great question. We're all aware of the different stages and the journey of our pets' lives. And we want to be conscientious about the things that we should be considering during those life stages. So, we first need to remember that all pets are individuals. ... Read More

July 12, 2022

Frequently Asked Chinchilla Questions

Frequently Asked Chinchilla Questions
Check out the answers to our FAQs regarding chinchilla, everything from diet, nutrition, foraging, and more!... Read More

June 21, 2022

6 Fun Ways to Make Your Small Pet Work for Their Food

6 Fun Ways to Make Your Small Pet Work for Their Food
While every pet parent delights in providing their furry family members with a comfortable life free from hunger, it is important to still encourage your little one to use their instincts and physicality as much as possible – even during dinner time. ... Read More

June 20, 2022

Introducing Senior Rabbit and Guinea Pig Foods

Introducing Senior Rabbit and Guinea Pig Foods
With more and more rabbits and guinea pigs reaching their golden years, there’s a growing need for daily nutrition designed to support the unique challenges that come with age. That’s why we’re excited to introduce Essentials Senior Rabbit and Essentials Senior Guinea Pig!... Read More

June 10, 2022

How To Prevent and Treat Parasites in Small Mammals

How To Prevent and Treat Parasites in Small Mammals
How do small pets get parasites and, if they have them, how do you treat them? Oxbow's here to help.... Read More

June 09, 2022

Introducing Essentials Ferret Food!

Introducing Essentials Ferret Food!
For more than three decades, we've been steadfastly committed to supporting the unique nutrition and wellness needs of a menagerie of small animal species who take residence in your homes and hearts.... Read More

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