Small Mammals

If you like furry creatures but aren't a dog or a cat person, you're not alone. Luckily, there are plenty of small pets that are as cuddly as they are entertaining; some are known for silly antics, while others are content to sit quietly in your lap. Most domesticated small mammals will bond with their owners quickly if they're well cared for, which means you'll need to know the specific habits and requirements of your chosen pet. Explore the most popular small mammals to find the species or breed that suits your lifestyle best -- you're bound to find the perfect match for your home and your personality!

Pet Rodents

Pet Rodents

Rodents get a bad rap, but they are actually some of the smartest and friendliest small pets! Learn about the variety of rodent pets here.

Rabbits

Rabbits

Rabbits make great pets for a many reasons, but they require lots of care and attention. Learn how to keep your bunny happy and healthy here.

Chinchillas

Chinchillas

Chinchillas were once prized mainly for their fur, but now they're cherished as cuddly pets. These South American natives are some of the cutest rodents around, but they also have unique needs. Learn how to care for your chinchillas to keep them healthy.

Chinchillas
Sugar Gliders

Sugar Gliders

If you think rodents are too common and rabbits are too calm, a sugar glider may be the small mammal for you. These small, furry marsupials are known for their energy and agility, so you must be able to keep up with them. Learn about sugar gliders here!

Sugar Gliders

From soft and sleepy to smart and sleek, small mammals come in all shapes and sizes. Learn about some of the popular species, including how to keep small mammals happy and healthy.