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Sugar Gliders

  These guys are normally nocturnal, but when they hear someone rattling their treats, they’re up and awake!

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More Baby Chinchillas!

Our breeder has a new Chinchilla baby in the store. It’s needing a forever home! Come in today to check him out!

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Baby Guinea Pigs!

We have some new additions as of 9-23-13. These little guys are born ready to eat and fend for themselves. It’s like a miniature version of their parents! The Guinea Pig originated in the Andes Mountains, not from Guinea like most people expect. They are even used as a food source in certain South American areas. The Guinea Pig is relatively easy to care for and their docile nature make these guys a great pet. There are even competitive breeders that compete for coat consistency, length and color. Imagine a dog show, but for Guinea Pigs! Come in today to see our new members of the Animal Ark family!

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Chinchilla!

We have a new addition to our Animal Ark family today. This is a Chinchilla. They’re native to the Andes Mountains in South America. They’re great jumpers and can reach heights of 6′! These guys are very active and require a lot exercise. Large wheels, large hamster balls, stimulus toys…etc are all good for these guys. Because they’re part of the rodent family, they need something to gnaw on since their teeth constantly grow. Wood toys are great for this. One super unique thing about Chinchillas is they don’t need a bath like most of the other mammalian pets. Their fur is so thick that water can cause mold and … Continue reading

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Prairie Dogs!

Prairie Dogs are located all over the US (mainly in the central and western most states). They require a long term commitment from their owner, but when raised properly make fantastic pets. They grow to be affectionate towards their owner as part of the pack.

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