A guide to health problems pet mice can suffer from along with treatment options and outlook. Like with any other pet, mice are no exception to health risks, and many illnesses are treatable.
Pet mouse odor can easily be reduced using a few cheap and simple methods. Certain products available at pet stores can eliminate smells from the cage, and by cleaning carefully on a regular schedule you can stop your mouse from marking territory with his scent.
Mice are social animals, but if you put them together, they will fight. Mouse psychology is complex, and their various instincts spark conflict between them from time to time. With the proper understanding, you can tell whether your mice should live together or if they might hurt each other.
Most mouse owners find their pets hesitant to socialize. If you use this short list of techniques, you should be able to make your mouse feel safe, social, and affectionate.
If you've been caught off guard by a pet mouse pregnancy, taking care of the babies doesn't have to be difficult. Having recently experienced this, I chronicled my actions. I offer a step-by-step list of suggestions for properly guiding your new pets into the world.