Besides the eternally popular family pets, such as rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils and hamsters, this book also looks at rats and mice, jirds, a lesser-known cousin of the gerbil, and chinchillas, exploring a selection of favourite breeds within each species. Information about the temperament and physical characteristics of each animal will help you choosethe right pet. Then there is advice on indoor and outdoor housing, handling and exercising your pet, nutrition, grooming, showing, and pet health. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs on every page, this manual will provide all theinformation you need to care for your pet with complete confidence. It is an invaluable reference book for pet owners everywhere.
Alderton, David, 1956-
How to look after your small pets
an owner's guide to caring for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and jirds, chinchillas, rats, mice, and other rodents
London :, Southwater,, c2008
96 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Branch Call Number:
636.9 A362h 2008