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  1. Other Exotics
    Dear Friends and Lovers of Creatures big and small, I have been researching Domestic Skunks for long enough to know that I am obsessed with them and would love to own more then one Skunk! Deborah Cipriani from Skunk Haven really inspires me. Skunks are Deborah's labour of love and I think she...
  2. Introductions
    Hello all. I am new to the forum. I am a Certified Veterinary Technician in Hartford, CT. I take a particular interest in exotic mammal pets, especially rabbits, rodents, and ferrets. I welcome questions and wanted to let everybody know that the clinic I currently am working for will start...
  3. Other Exotics
    MTV's documentary series "True Life" is now casting exotic pet owners! Do you own a pet that's a bit more unusual than your typical cat or dog? Does your animal prefer the call of the wild over the call to "fetch?" Maybe you thought having an exotic pet would be great but then realized it's...
  4. General Rodent Chat
    I just noticed a pea sized lump on my pet female rat. I need to know what this is and more information please.
  5. Degu Discussion
    Almost three months ago my Skippy started having troubles breathing. He was sort of wheezing and it just seemed like he really had to try harder to breathe. Otherwise he seemed very healthy, running around, etc. I wrote about it in this post. I took him to the vet and he gave us the antibiotic...
  6. Introductions
    Hello, my name is Amanda. I 1st registered on here almost 2 years ago, but didn't post all that often. This site has now changed owners a few times and now I'm no longer on the database as a user......so re-registered. I'm mostly into exotic pets so that's where you'll see me post. Just wanted...
  7. Degu Discussion
    Hi all, it's been a while since I've posted. It's been busy. At any rate, there's only one store nearby where I can get my goos the right food (without molasses), and I can get it in bulk at a good price. So I headed over there and picked up a few things. As I was checking out, the girl asked...
  8. The Water Cooler
    So how'd you all get your pets? We got Kiwi, when my dad wanted to see what some puppies that were listed in the paper looked like. We went and saw them and came home with Kiwi Then we got Kibbles , when I spent 2 months begging for another dog (Kiwi was my moms) so we were going to a place...
  9. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    :spit::sneakyhug RATS rats are soft and fuzzy they love to be adored wehen you scratch behind their ears you will not be ignored oh sure, there's more exotic pets, l;ike chinchillas and degus, but i am positively sure a rat is right for you!
  10. General Animal Discussion
    So... out of boredom and curiosity what your pet list. I mean what pets do you want or really like and wish you could have etc... I have a hugish list ... ha ha ha what am I talking about, I have a binder of pets i would like. These are pets I know I can get in Canada (Canadian Breeder...
  11. The Water Cooler
    My husband and I are thinking of starting up an exotic pet store in spring-summer and I was just wondering if anyone has advice or any knowledge in owning one? Most pepole have to drive about 1 1/2 hours away to get exotic pets. Right now there is only one pet store out here and I went there a...
  12. Introductions
    My name is Jennifer. I am mother to one beautiful 9 year old daughter, and wife to one special man. I am also a USDA licensed sugar glider and hedgehog breeder in north east Ohio. We have several animals in our zoo, including hedgehogs, several beautiful sugar gliders, 2 chihuahuas, 1 mixed...
  13. Other Exotics
    Hello, I would like get two Duprasi females. I have been searching close to a year and have had no luck at pet stores or finding local breeders. If you are a breeder or know anyone who is can you please email me. I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada) so the closer the better (preferably in...
  14. Snakes
    Florida's Rangers Battle Invasion of the Giant Pythons The Everglades stretch for hundreds of swampy miles across south Florida, home to hordes of snakes, alligators and assorted creepy-crawlies. But now an invasion by deadly giant pythons is threatening the eco-system of the famous park...
  15. Lizards
    Would an anole be a good "beginner" lizard for someone looking into keeping reptiles for the first time? Any opinions? I kind of like the sleek little guys. Thanks. <-Steve->
  16. Degu Discussion
    This is my first time owning Degus, and I've only had them for a week, so I may be over-reacting, but I'm worried about my male "Mark Antony". Degus are supposed to be active and energetic, but all he seems to do is sit. Whenever I look in their cage, he's sitting at his food. He seems to be...
  17. Other Exotics
    I was wondering if anyone had spiny mice and if so what are they like as pets? I have fancy mice would they be the same tameness wise?
  18. Degu Discussion
    I cant believe it one of my goos had 5 babies and they are to die for cute... so tiny and they can walk already crazy lol lol pictures soon I heard dad chirping and i ran in saw the babies and took dad out..... chris said he had been chirping for 30 minutes maybe.. I hope I got him out in time...
  19. Rabbit Discussion
    I took my two rabbits today for a check-up. The total cost was $245.96 for both rabbits! The exam was $66.50 for the first rabbit, and $40.50 for the second rabbit (multi-rabbit discount). Biohazard Waste Mgmt was $4.48 each rabbit, and Complete Blood Count was $64.95 for each rabbit. I was...
  20. Other Exotics
    I was browsing animal picutres online and came across pictures of oppossums in houses and cages...can these be pets? I never knew that! :confused: They are cute,but I thought they were moody animals,so I wouldn't even imagine them as pets!Anyone have info???? No,I don't want one...just curious!
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