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How to pick the right bedding for your small pet

Small pet bedding is a necessity for any small pet enclosure. There are a few options from the more natural looking pine bedding in hay, to the awesome colours of carefresh bedding to brighten up any small pet enclosure.

Changing your small pets bedding regularly is critical to managing any odour from your small pets, and every pet and enclosure can be different depending on how warm it is, where it’s positioned and how many pets you have.

Through a little trial and error you will be able to maximise the length of time between changes of bedding.

 

Types of Small Pet Bedding

Pine Shaving Bedding

Pine shaving bedding is very absorbent, and help to neutralise the odour of your pets waste. The pine bedding is ideal for rabbits and guinea pigs in an open enclosure.

Aspen Pine Shaving Bedding

Aspen pine shaving bedding is the best wood shavings for you rats and mice at it does not include phenols or dust that can affect your rats and mice respiratory system.

Carefresh Paper Bedding

All though a more expensive option carefresh paper based bedding is very absorbent, is really soft, controls odour really well and is very comfy for your pet to sleep in.

Hay Bedding

Hay bedding both a bedding and a food, hay can provide fibre to aid in digestion, with hay having long strands is best as it helps with roughage to aid in keeping the digestion track of your pet working well.

The Pet.co.nz Team

Written by The Pet.co.nz Team

A team of specialists with backgrounds in animal nursing, animal care and all things pet related.