Keeping small animals such as rabbits and Guinea pigs at the correct temperature is very important, cold weather can be deadly at this time of the year. We naturally go outdoors less in winter, but you must ensure you check your pets regularly.
Keeping small animals in pairs is also a recommendation as they can snuggle up together to keep warm. However here are a few tips we recommend:
- Add a cardboard box to your hutch with a hole and fill it with dry hay.
- Add a hot water bottle to the hutch and wrap in a soft blanket...
Hi, I’m Newton. It’s my mission to make the world a better place for pets everywhere. That’s why I decided to share my words of wisdom through this blog to help pet owners look after their furry friends.
With winter comes dark nights, wet conditions and low temperatures. This can make life rather miserable for outdoor pets like Scratch and me. In the wild, we would snuggle down in burrows through the winter, but out in our hutch, damp and draughts can be deadly.
Owners can help their rabbits, guinea pigs and other small pets to keep warm...