Health & Nutrition

April 08, 2021

3 Key Questions About Guinea Pigs and Hay

3 Key Questions About Guinea Pigs and Hay
How can your guinea pig gain weight with hay? How can you get your guinea pig to eat enough hay? Why does your guinea pig waste SO much hay? Oxbow is here to answer these your most nutrition questions and more!... Read More

March 23, 2021

All About Chinchillas

All About Chinchillas
March 23rd is National Chinchilla Day! As any chinchilla parent will quickly point out, it’s no surprise these enamoring little herbivores have their own holiday. Intelligent, social, and oh-so-soft, chinchillas are fun, endearing companions. To ensure they live the happiest, healthiest life possible, however, it’s essential to address the species’ unique quirks and specialized needs. Keep reading to learn all about these amazing animals.... Read More

March 08, 2021

Natural Science Supplements: Frequently Asked Questions

Natural Science Supplements: Frequently Asked Questions
Oxbow’s Natural Science supplements were designed with the natural diet of small mammals in mind to address some of their most common health ailments. With the help of leading exotic animal veterinarians and nutritionists, these supplements were developed with herbal ingredients targeted towards mitigating these issues. Learn more about how to determine if Natural Science may be a right fit for your little one and how to feed it!... Read More

March 02, 2021

Fun Ways to Encourage Your Pet to Play with Their Food

Fun Ways to Encourage Your Pet to Play with Their Food
As children, most of us were told not to play with our food. And, while there are certainly merits in modeling proper dinnertime etiquette for our children, play at mealtime can be a highly enriching activity with multiple key benefits for our rabbits, guinea pigs, and other small pets. Let’s take a look at a few quick and easy tips for encouraging your pets to play with their food and the associated benefits of each. ... Read More

January 14, 2021

Five Fascinating Rabbit Questions Answered

Five Fascinating Rabbit Questions Answered
Our beloved rabbits can sometimes feel like quite a mystery. Their behavioral patterns, nutritional needs, and care concerns can baffle even the most experienced of pet parents. Join small animal expert and veterinarian, Dr. Micah Kohles, as he tackles some of the most fascinating bunny-based questions received during Ask a Vet Live. In this article, we’re going to cover: How to handle selective eating when it comes to hay varieties, how to trim your bunny’s nails when they hate to be held, how to bond a male and female pair, how to travel in the car with your rabbit, and how safe candles, wax melts, and other artificial scents are for rabbits.... Read More

December 28, 2020

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV2) - New Updates and Information for Pet Parents - 12/28/20

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV2) - New Updates and Information for Pet Parents - 12/28/20
We wanted to provide an update regarding the ongoing RHDV2 issues that continue to be a serious concern for both wild and domestic rabbit populations in the United States. ... Read More

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