There are lots of things that you can do to help keep your gerbils in great condition. This section of our guide details things such as health checks and pregnancy. Although gerbils are generally healthy little animals, as an owner there are lots of different things that you need to be on the lookout for, such as injuries, parasites, and changes in behaviour.
Gerbil owners need to keep an eye on their pets' health
If you think something is wrong with your gerbil, then we have a ‘Gerbil Illnesses’ section in which you can check some of the symptoms. Lots of gerbil ailments can be treated, but many will need professional care. It’s for this reason that it’s wise to have picked out a vet before your gerbils starts to show any health problems. The last thing you want to be doing is frantically ringing round to check if surgeries have any small mammal veterinarians when your gerbil is unwell and needing attention. It’s good to be prepared!