What to think about when getting a rodent

Small pets, including rodents like hamsters, mice, rats, degus, gerbils and chinchillas are becoming firm favourites among many families.

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Small pets, including rodents like hamsters, mice, rats, degus, gerbils and chinchillas are becoming firm favourites among many families.

They might be small, but there are many things to consider before deciding whether a rodent is the right pet for you. From accommodation to companionship, diet, and healthcare needs, find out more below before you get started. 

Before you decide on bringing a small pet into your home, please give our handy introduction guides a read first: