Small Mammal Products - Inventory Essentials 2014
Oxbow Animal Health
Oxbow Animal Health’s Harvest Stacks are designed to be a cleaner, space-saving new way to feed hay. They utilize special compression technology to transform all-natural Western timothy hay into compact, convenient-to-feed portions that produce 80 percent less airborne dust and take up 75 percent less space than loose hay, the company reports. The stacks can be fed as a primary hay source or supplemented with loose hay to encourage enrichment. The 100 percent hand-selected and -sorted hay contains no binders and has a unique shape and texture to encourage enrichment through increased pet/product interaction, the company adds. Harvest Stacks are available in three varieties: Western Timothy, Western Timothy with Carrots and Western Timothy with Chamomile.
Greenfeather Bird Supply
Greenfeather Bird Supply’s Pigs Too, part of a hanging series of toys for guinea pigs, chinchillas and rabbits, features a 4-in. willow ball filled with Oxbow timothy hay, hardwood shapes, several pudgies, thick cardboard disks and nubbies for chewing and shredding, the company states. Dimensions are 14 in. high x 4 in. wide.
Premium Nutritional Products offers ZuPreem Nature’s Promise Timothy Naturals small animal food. Tested and monitored for pesticides, the pellets are made from long-strand, high-fiber Western timothy hay for a fresh aroma and taste small animals love; it also contains essential vitamins and minerals that help keep rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas happy and healthy, according to the company.
Vitakraft Sunseed offers Fresh World Bedding. The paper-based litter is made with baking soda and zeolite for superior odor control, the company reports. It lasts longer in the cage, keeps pets dry and comfortable and their habitat odor free longer, is made from 100 percent recycled newspapers and magazines, and is effective and eco-friendly, according to the company.
MiracleCorp’s Stewart Pro-Treat Freeze Dried Ferret Treats are conveniently freeze-dried and diced into small reward-size pieces, the company states. The treats contain only 100 percent pure chicken liver and are free of gluten, additives and preservatives, the manufacturer adds.
YML Group’s H1010 Small Animal Cage for hamsters measures 10 in. x 10 in. x 12 in. and comes in blue or pink. The cage has two clear doors and an open play top with a hamster wheel that, when removed, acts as a hamster exercise ball, the company states.
Harrisons’ Pet Products
Harrisons’ Pet Products offers Booster, a nonsynthetic and sustainable supplement for sick, weak or immune-compromised animals suffering from upper respiratory infections, bacterial sepsis and other microbial diseases, and skin disorders, the company states. The virgin, whole-food source of carotenoids is a source of six forms of vitamin E; contains two forms of tocopherols and all four of the tocotrienols (superpotent vitamin E); contains the necessary dietary fat for enhanced conversion and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K; and is a natural, rich source of coenzyme Q10, vitamin K, squalene, phytosterols, flavonoids, phenolic acids, glycolipids and phytonutrients, the manufacturer adds.
F.M. Brown’s Sons
F.M. Brown’s Sons offers its Tropical Carnival Natural line of treats for small animals. The treats are grown, sun-ripened and harvested with all the flavor and goodness of nature, the company states. They are free of artificial colors, flavors and preservatives, and can be offered daily to pet rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, gerbils, mice and rats, according to the manufacturer.
Absorption Corp.’s CareFresh Timothy Hay provides additional digestive and dental health for rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas when combined with CareFresh Complete Menu, according to the manufacturer. It also can be used as an occasional dietary supplement for smaller species, the company states.
Classic Pet Products
Classic Pet Products’ 11 Classic Crystal De-luxe and Colortone small animal drinking bottles feature a twin ball system that prevents leakage and antirust, gnaw-resistant stainless-steel spouts, the company states. Made from recyclable plastic, the bottles are shatter resistant in cold weather, the manufacturer adds.
Lixit’s Peek-A-Boo House is designed for pocket pets. The custom castle front simply screws and unscrews from the large-mouth jar, making it easy to remove soiled bedding, the company states. The jar cleans up easily with soapy water, and the small compact size fits nicely into smaller habitats, according to the manufacturer.
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