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PIease Read Before Adopting Rodents & Small Mammal in New Mexico
    Rodents & Small Mammals can make good pets in New Mexico if they match your IifestyIe. Rodents are small mammals with four sharp teeth they use to eat, gnaw wood, and defend themselves. Several types of rodents are popular pets, such as chinchillas, hamsters, gerbils, and guinea pigs. Even rats are kept as pets! Rodents are often purchased as gifts for children. Sadly, however, many owners of rodent pets do not know how to care for them properly, and young children are often unprepared for the responsibility of having a pet. Families may not approach the purchase of a rodent with the same level of commitment they would have to a pet dog or cat. Mistakes can be made regarding the genders of a pair of rodents, resulting in a litter of unexpected babies. Some owners of rodents simply turn their pets loose when they get tired of them, which usually leads to the death of the animals, since they are not adapted to life in the wild. Free to good home ads can result in a rodent being used for snake food. There are some rodent rescue operations out there that can receive discarded pets, but these places tend to become overloaded due to so many people getting rid of their rodents. Please approach all decisions to get a pet with a long-term commitment, and pursue adoption rather than buying a rodent from a pet store.

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    Rodents have front teeth that never stop growing and have to be worn down constantly by gnawing. Rodents are one of only a few types of placental mammals native to Australia. Weasels are not rodents. Rabbits are not rodents.

Related pages:

Rodents & Small Mammal Rescue

New Mexico Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Bernalillo County - Albuquerque 87192
Animal Protection of New Mexico 505-265-2322

Rio Arriba County - Alcade, NM 87511
Northern New Mexico Animal Protection 505-753-8662

If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
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