Articles & Resources

Want to know how you can keep and care for your pet rabbit, guinea pigs or pet rat?

As the Australian Oxbow distributor, our mission is to help owners just like you, understand their pet’s nutritional needs.  We provide education and articles discussing ways to keep small pets happy and healthy so that you can experience years of happy companionship with these gorgeous little creatures

Click on the following category links for general information on caring for and feeding your new pet.

Remember: If you have any concerns about your pet, we recommend you speak with your local vet.


Oxbow articles on rabbit careHow to Care for Your Pet Rabbit

Oxbow articles on guinea pig careHow To Care For Your Pet Guinea Pigs


Oxbow articles on rat careHow To Care For Your Pet Rat



Hay & Fortified Food for Herbivores

Healthy, balanced food options should be available to your pet every day. Click on the links below and learn why hay and fortified foods are important components of your cherished pets daily specific nutritional needs.


Oxbow Animal Health Videos

Pets bring joy to people and in return they deserve to be well cared for, mentally stimulated, and properly fed. In everything we do, we strive to support the health and happiness of animals and their caretakers. Check out Oxbow’s educational videos and learn more on caring for your pets.


Critical Care® for Herbivores Information

Grass hay based, assisted feeding formula for convalescent small herbivores containing all the essential nutrients of a complete diet, as well as high-fibre Timothy hay to support proper gut physiology and digestion



Oxbow’s Critical Care® for Herbivores is now being very successfully used in a growing number of Australia’s native species – including macropods, possums, wombats and koalas.

In the library section below, you will find some of the information that has been collected to date from exotic vets and wildlife carers world-wide who use and recommend Oxbow’s Critical Care®.

We welcome any additional feedback and hope this page can continue to grow as a resource.

Please contact us if you are a registered wildlife rehabilitation group and would like to have access to the product.