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The SmallAnimalChannel Weekly Newswire - April 17, 2009

Stay up-to-date with the latest small animal news from all around the world.

Posted: April 17, 2009, 10:15 p.m. EDT

Guinea Pigs Make Good Pets
The popularity of guinea pigs as pets is growing and people enjoy their antics, reports Tampa Bay Online. Read Now>>

Man Captures Rare Albino Hedgehog
A New Zealand man captured a rare albino hedgehog he spotted in his back yard, reports Stuff.co.nz. Read Now>>

Small Animal Pets Illegally Kept In College Dorms
Despite a no pets rule, students at Washington College manage to keep some pets, including fish, sugar gliders and rats, reports The Elm Student Newspaper. Read Now>>

Rabbits As Pets
A rabbit rescuer discusses rescue efforts and what to expect from rabbits as pets, reports Wicked Local Burlington. Read Now>>

University Explores Methods To Control Feral Rabbit Population
The University of Victoria uses only non-lethal methods for controlling the growing colony of feral rabbits that likely originated from abandoned pet rabbits at the university, and the SPCA speaks out against ever using an explosive method, reports Times Colonist. Read Now>>

Rabbit Collection Spans 60 Years
Woman began amassing rabbit collectibles in 1950 and displays it once a year, reports Mankato Free Press. Read Now>>

Wild Hedgehog Traveled In Jeans
A family on holiday found a wild hedgehog nestled in a pair of jeans they brought from home, reports ThisIsSouthDevon.com (UK). Read Now>>

Teen Rescues Rabbits
A 17-year-old has made it her hobby to rescue pet rabbits, reports The News And Tribune. Read Now>>

Rats Make Good Pets
Rats are the new trend in pets, reports MyFoxAtlanta. Read Now>>

Spring Brings Natural Treats For Small Animal Pets
Pesticide- and chemical-free dandelions and radishes are some of the spring vegetation that make good treats for some pets, reports Examiner.com. Read Now>>

Guinea Pigs Meet Easter Bunny
This website features a whimsical story about two guinea pigs meeting the Easter Bunny. Read Now>>

An Airline For Pets Only
Pet Airways of Florida flies only pets and will begin operations in July 2009, reports BBC News. Read Now>>

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its so cool that a man found a rare hdgehog and is making an effort to keep it safe.
bobbi, Sunbury, PA
Posted: 4/22/2009 1:23:36 PM
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