Urinary System Anatomy
The primary function of the urinary system is to filter waste products from the blood and excrete them in the form of urine. The system consists of kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
Cleaning Small Pet Cages
Regular cleaning and disinfecting of your small pet's cage and toys is one of the keys to keeping your pet healthy. Learn how often you should clean your cage, what disinfectant to use, and how to clean cage accessories.
Snuffles (Pasteurellosis) in Rabbits
A respiratory disease in rabbits called snuffles is caused by Pasteurella multocida, and is a very common and contagious illness that can become chronic or fatal if left untreated.
Dental Anatomy and Care
The anatomy of teeth in rabbits and rodents is explained. Since their teeth continue to grow througout their lifetime, a proper diet is necessary to keep the teeth worn down.
Cecotropes and Coprophagy (Eating Feces)
Ceocotropes are soft, pellet-like fecal material resulting from the fermentation of food in the cecum, which is passed through the colon and then reingested. Rabbits and rodents benefit from eating this material because of its high nutritional value.
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