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As the Exotic Animal Shelter for Lawrence, Kansas since 1988 we understand that small mammals are not for everyone but we all can enjoy seeing these beautiful creatures up close! Are you interested in caring for a small mammal? Please visit the Pet World Experience in Lawrence to speak with a trained expert. We will help you make an informed decision and discuss which critters are right for you and show you what's available that day. In our dual licensed facility, we have a variety of animals from rescue situations to rehomes to specialty bred just for us. Most of our animals, regardless of origin, are exhibited in the general population accessible to the public. Sometimes you can even visit pets who are currently boarding with us while their owners are away. Availability changes by the hour but here are some of the critters you might see at Pet World on any given day!
Please note that this list of is for reference only. Please call or visit for our most current selection as availability changes constantly.
Hamsters are always a favorite pet! These little animals are playful, personable, and super cute. We have a wide variety of friendly and playful hamsters available from different sources - rescued, rehoming, and responsibly bred.
Djungarian and Roborovski Dwarf Hamsters
Panda and Black Bear Hamsters
Fancy and Teddy Bear Hamsters
These smart, little animals are playful, curious, and super cute!
Black & Brown Colored Gerbils
Blonde Colored Gerbils
Like guinea pigs as much as we do? These adorable little pigs will steal your heart with their playful and talkative personalities. We offer a large variety of colors and fur types from different sources - rescued, rehoming, and responsibly bred. Come in to visit and play with a g pig today!
Abyssinian Guinea Pigs
American Short Hair Guinea Pigs
Teddy Bear Guinea Pigs
The staff at Pet World adores rabbits! We enjoy visits from our customers' rabbits, and we are pleased to offer a large variety of friendly and cuddly rabbits from different sources - rescued, rehoming, and responsibly bred. Read below for more info!
Mini Lops and Holland Lops
Lionhead & Designer Fuzzy Rabbits
Looking for a specific breed? We can typically find the following: holland lop, mini lop, netherland dwarf, satin, lionhead, designer fuzzy, dutch, mini rex, polish, and hotot rabbits. Availability varies so please stop in or call and talk to Ande if you're interested in a specific breed we don't currently have available.
We love ferrets! We enjoy visits from our customers' ferrets, and are pleased to offer a variety of friendly and playful ferrets for sale and adoption.
Chinchillas! These little nocturnal animals are playful, personable, and super cute. Read below for a list of some of the chinchillas available!
Specialty Colored Chinchillas
It's true, since 2013, people have come from hundreds of miles to take home a Pet World hegdehog! Since we have the best, most responsible breeders we are pleased to offer the happiest and healthiest hedgehogs around! These prickly, curious, mysterious little pets can make great additions to your family. With a little patience they will, quite literally, open up to you and show you how much personality they have!
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