This site an original creation, without illegal
The only photographs take from other sites: the
gerbils, the hamster, the regular cage and the habitrail and the toxic
Design, realization, graphics, text... and all the
remaining: Joelle Clermont
Graphic and artistic adviser: Dave
Contributes to the English translation:
References: Bits of text from the book "La
Gerbille" by the veterinarian Manon Tremblay were used with permission.
Thank you very much!
January 2005: First version of the
April 2005: First site makeover (french)
September 2005: Purchase of the domain
October 2005: Fusion of the site "Passion-Gerbille" of
Caroline with this present site. (french)
January 2006: Caroline leaves to explore a new passion.
March 2006: Purchase of the domain
2006: First english pages translated
Geographic: I live the area of
Quebec City, more precisely in Beauport close to the Montmorency Fall.
My name is Joelle. I have been breeding gerbils since
March 2004. My first encounter with this small rodent was when I went to
College, in a course called "Culture and maintenance of living
creatures". From that day on, the number of gerbils at my home has never
stopped increasing. Going from 2 to almost up to 80 at times! Breeding
gerbils really became a passion for me! I raise them for the pleasure of
it, but at the same time, I try to produce very tame and beautiful
gerbils in accord with the standards of the American Gerbil Society. I
am also member of this association.
When I began breeding, I decided to breed colors like
Siamese and Dark Eyed Honey. But when I searched in my area, I realized
that nobody knew about these colors. Therefore, on June 12th, 2005, I
went to the United States to adopt gerbils of the colors I liked most
and carry out my dream.
I graduated from colledge with a degree in
Techniques of Inventory and Research in Biology (TIRB). It is a college
degree which teaches concepts of biology, microbiology, chemistry,
field work on fauna and the flora and ecology. I now work as a Lab
Technician, in a local high school.
Here's a graph that represents the number of gerbils I had at
home according to the time.
Official Site disclaimer:
This site is not built nor approved by a veterinarian.
The statements made on this site are mine and can differ from what other
sources say. These come from my own observations as from other's
observations that were e-mailed to me over time. I am not a gerbil
"Doctor", I'm just a gerbil addict. I am not responsible for any wounds
or deaths of gerbils that may occur if you follow indications
given on this site or by myself.