Guinea Pigs and hamsters, rats, mice, gerbils and their relatives, and small birds make ideal first time pets for children and of course for adults who don't have the time or space for traditional pets like dogs, cats and rabbits.
Their requirements are much less demanding and keeping small pets is fun for children but also teaches them responsibility of caring. However caring for any pet is a great responsibility not to be taken lightly. Most of the problems encountered with small pets are due to incorrect care and feeding so click on the relevant links to find more about these rewarding pets and how to care for them.
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