Guinea Pigs


The Best Guinea Pig Diet

While there are many products marketed to small pets, guinea pigs require a diet consisting mostly of hay. Know what to feed (and what not to feed) your beloved small pet to ensure a long and healthy life!


Guinea Pig Name Ideas

Bringing home a new guinea pig? One of the most difficult yet important parts of the process is coming up with a name for your new pet. Here are some guinea pig name ideas for girls, boys, and guineas or all coat colors.


How Much Do Guinea Pigs Cost?

Before you get a guinea pig as a pet, you probably ought to know how much they cost. We examine the start-up costs of obtaining a guinea pig, as well as the recurring monthly upkeep costs.


How to Breed Guinea Pigs

Find out how long the guinea pig heat cycle is and discover their gestation length. Learn how to successfully breed guinea pigs. Check out some photos of just-born baby guinea pigs!

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How to Build a C&C Guinea Pig Cage

Most guinea pig owners don't realize that there is another option for a guinea pig cage that is not only cheaper but is also more comfortable overall for the guinea pig. A step-by-step tutorial with photos shows how to build a "C&C" cage for a cavy.

" Aren't I Cute!"

How to Choose and Care for Your Guinea-Pig (Cavy)

Guinea-Pigs (Cavies), make perfect pets for both children and adults. They are sociable little creatures that enjoy being handled and seldom bite. Their enthusiasm for feeding and cuddling is usually very vocal, with a range of squeaks, whistles, purs and grunting. Owners quickly learn to recognise what the different sounds represent and find it highly amusing to hear their pet talking to them.