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Choosing a Hamster, Gerbil, Guinea Pig, Rabbit, Ferret, Mouse, or Rat

How to Choose and Care for a Small Mammal

Series: The American Humane Association Pet Care Series

By Laura S. Jeffrey

Which small mammal is best for your family? Hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, mice, and rats make great pets. They do not need much room and they are fun to play with. CHOOSING A HAMSTER, GERBIL, GUINEA PIG, RABBIT, FERRET, MOUSE, OR RAT will help you pick the right pet for you. Read about what to feed your small mammal, what size cage to get, which animals can be trained, and much more. Learn how to take good care of your new pet so you can enjoy many fun-filled years together.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-4082-3$27.27$20.45

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"This book is very informational…a good book to have in the library."

Book Buzz, December 2013

"The main text is in small chunks, easily digestible by young readers."

Southern Maine Library District, May 30, 2013

"Well-organized information follows through on these books’ titles . . . The tone is encouraging, though appropriate cautions are included."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2013

"This title provides a helpful overview of small mammals that people keep as pets."

Southwest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries, posted April 8, 2013

"Enough information is given about each animal for one to decide if a particular pet would be a good fit with one’s family . . . Text is easy to read . . ."

South Sound Book Review Council, March 24, 2013

". . . students gain a better understanding of what it takes to own one of these small house pets. The author presents information in a well-written manner . . ."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2013

". . . a good book for students who might be thinking about getting a pet. By discussing both the positive and negative behaviors of these small mammals, it will help readers make an informed choice."

Tucson Unified School District, March 2013

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