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March 30, 2006


Filed under: Seasonal,Small Animals — admin @ 12:29 pm

Spring brings us calls about “Easter Bunnies” and our answer is that we only sell year round rabbits! A bunny is a wonderful addition to a family, but it is not a seasonal item, rather a new family member for probably the next eight years.  We will be glad to show you the bunnies we have that usually include Holland Lops, the tiniest of the bunnies who have ears that hang down. We have great introductory books on rabbits and much personal experience that we will be glad to share with you.     .


Yes we have bunnies but they are not just “Easter Bunnies”, they are wonderful year round pets.

Filed under: Seasonal,Small Animals — admin @ 12:27 pm




This little bunny is a ” lop ” because its ears hang down instead of standing straight up like a dwarf or any of the other breeds that you may see. Since he is a ” Holland lop ” he will not get much bigger. We expect them to live about 8 years.

March 18, 2006

Seeds, Seeds, Seeds

Filed under: Bird Care — admin @ 5:42 pm

     At Animal Exchange we always encourage you to feed everything you eat (except avacado) to your birds.  We carry the premium pelleted diets from Dr. Harrison, Dr. Lafeber and Zupreem but we also offer excellent seed mixes for each type of bird. 

    Basics Plus Parakeet.   

 Basics Plus Parakeet              

    Basics Plus Cockatiel.    

 Basics Plus Cockatiel

      Basics Plus Parrot.

 Basics Plus Parrot

As you can see from the pictures, there is no dye in any of the seeds we feed our birds – just fresh, clean natural seeds, fruits and vegetables.  Come see how good our birds look.  One of our customers has a 21 year old parakeet and another has a 31 year old cockatiel.  Email us at about any especially long lived birds you have, be sure to include your birds species, first and last name. 

Pile of gerbils

Filed under: Small Animals — admin @ 12:08 pm

We always suggest that you keep more than one gerbil as a pet because they are really social animals.  These pictures certainly proves the point!

    Gerbil Pile      Gerbil Pile

March 5, 2006


Filed under: Small Animals — admin @ 6:32 pm

Did you know that rats are excellent, intelligent pets? In fact, our customers that decide on a rat as a pet, tell us all sorts of stories about how affectionate they are and these owners frequently show up at the store with their pet in a jacket pocket or on their shoulder. We have a fascinating selection of pet rats at the store right now. Our hairless mother rat is just about done raising her 13 pups and cant wait to have a private tank of her own. We also have a tank of baby rats that a customer brought in that includes curly, dumbo and all sorts of different patterns.  Be sure to see this  great collection before they are all gone.