The lovely warm weather brings out the nature lover in many of us, including our pets! If you’re taking your pet along for some outdoor adventures, such as an overnight camp trip, you’ll want to read our expert tips from the folks at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.
The ASPCA heartily recommends gerbils as pets for older children who have mastered proper handling techniques. These gentle critters are hearty and seldom bite. And unlike hamsters, Mongolian gerbils are active during the day, which fits in well with a child’s schedule.