About jirds

JirdsJirds are a similar size to a rat and related to the gerbil. So you can gain more information on how to care for them by referring to our rat and gerbil sections.

Jirds are not as sociable as gerbils, and females can be aggressive to other jirds, both male and female. They need the same kind of accommodation as described for gerbils.

Need more help and advice?

Call the Small Animal Team at Raystede on 01825 880467 or email smallanimals1@raystede.org

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