• assortment of clean rabbit water bottles
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    How To Clean Rabbit Water Bottles | Try This Trick!

    Cleaning Rabbit Water Bottles | Try This Trick! is a post that contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase I make a small commission at no cost to use. That money helps keep the lights on here at Charlie and The Pips, we thank you for your support!  Learning how to clean rabbit water bottles properly can be life or death for your pets. Small animals are susceptible to dehydration which can quickly cause death, clean water is a must for healthy rabbits, Guinea Pigs, and other small pets. I’m going to show you the best (and easiest) way to clean rabbit water bottles. This is a trick…

  • litterbox area for Guinea PigsI
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    How To Litter Train A Guinea Pig

    How To Litter Train A Guinea Pig is a post that contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase I make a small commission at no cost to use. That money helps keep the lights on here at Charlie and The Pips, we thank you for your support!  If you have a Guinea Pig chances are you are looking for ways to cut down on the mess. I’m going to show you how to litter train a Guinea Pig so that you can do less cleaning and have more fun with your piggies. First things first: you should know going in that it’s almost impossible to get a Guinea…

  • Today I found a stray dog and I quickly realized that I wasn't sure what to do right away! Here's what to do when you find a stray dog! 
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    What To Do When You Find A Stray Dog!

    Today I found a stray dog and I quickly realized that I wasn’t sure what to do right away! Here’s what to do when you find a stray dog! I’m hoping that you can learn from my experience and be prepared should you ever be in the same situation where you find a stray dog. Oh no! I found a lost dog! Dogs and even cats get lost on occasion. They slip their leash (what happened to the dog that I found) or they get out the door of the house or the car before their humans are ready for them to go. In tact males and females are more…

  • Feeding pets can get expensive, it's one of the top costs of pet ownership. My tips for frugal pet food are mostly for guinea pigs and rabbits in this case.
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    Frugal Pet Food | Money Saving Tips

    Feeding guinea pigs fresh produce is a must for their health and happiness. Rabbits need fresh veggies and fruits as well. Feeding pets can get expensive, it’s one of the top costs associated with pet ownership. Here’s how we feed our extra large group of guinea pigs and rabbits without spending a small fortune! My tips for frugal pet food apply mostly to guinea pigs and rabbits in this case 🙂 Frugal Pet Food | Money Saving Tips Let’s get something out of the way right up front: we don’t sacrifice quality of life or quality of care in order to save money. So please don’t feel the need to…

  • So you've brought home a new guinea pig? Now what?! Right?! Here are our best quick tips for guinea pig care to make life easier and happier for everyone!
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    Quick Tips For Guinea Pig Care

    So you’ve brought home a new guinea pig? Now what?! Right?! If you’ve never had a guinea pig before there’s a little bit of a learning curve. Here are our best quick tips for guinea pig care. These pointers for guinea pigs will help you get set up, on track, and settled in with your new furry friend. Quick Tips For Guinea Pig Care Setting Up a Guinea Pig Cage The first thing you’ll need is somewhere safe, secure, and happy for your guinea pig to live! We are big fans of Midwest guinea pig habitats. Others are not. The choice will ultimately be yours…do what’s best for you and…

  • Midwest Guinea pig cages are a popular way to house cavys indoors. When it comes to Guinea pig habitats Midwest makes some great options that go well with fleece bedding!  #guineapigs #midwestcages
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    Tips For Setting Up Midwest Guinea Pig Cages

    Tips For Setting Up Midwest Guinea Pig Cages is a post that contains affiliate links.  Midwest Guinea pig cages are a popular way to house cavys indoors. When it comes to Guinea pig habitats Midwest makes some great options that go well with fleece bedding! They can be a little bit of a pain to set up so I’m sharing my tips for setting up Midwest Guinea pig cages to help. Why use Midwest Guinea pig cages? So before I tell you how to make the process simple I want to share with you a little bit of the “why” for us when it comes to using Midwest cages. Midwest…

  • If you have dogs, you have dog toys. There's nothing worse than smelly dog toys! I'll show you how to clean dog toys in a safe, healthy, easy way! 
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    How To Clean Dog Toys

    If you have dogs, you have dog toys. There’s nothing worse than smelly dog toys! I’ll show you how to clean dog toys in a safe, healthy, easy way! How to Clean Dog Toys We have two big dogs. They like toys and bones and balls and ropes of every shape and size. We also have a pool. They throw all kinds of toys in our pool during the summer months and while that might not seem like a big deal, then they drag them, soaking wet, out to the yard where they play with them and throw them in the dirt, etc. etc. Long story short, our dog toys sometimes look pretty rough.…