If you fancy adopting a guinea pig, here are some first-hand tips from a guinea pig owner on how you can keep him or her happy. We cross-checked with Dr. Verity Swift to ensure that these tips will also work for you and your guinea pig.
Know what to feed (and what not to feed) your beloved small pet to ensure a long and healthy life!
Tired of always running to the store to buy wood shavings for your guinea pigs? Don't like the messy cleanup? Try making these washable fleece liners. They are comfortable and cost-effective!
Get information about caring for your Peruvian guinea pig, such as tips about hair care, hair loss, hygiene, diet and comfort. Peruvian guinea pigs need extra attention to make sure they stay free from disease and discomfort.
This article covers the most common health issues that guinea pigs tend to develop, what you can do to treat them, and how to prevent them from occurring in the first place.
Learn about Abyssinian guinea pigs, including the Abyssinian personality, care tips, colour guide, types, the history of the breed and what makes them the ideal pet for both children and adults.
Looking for cute guinea pig and cavy names? Here are some handpicked suggestions for naming guinea pigs after celebrities, famous book characters and more!
Have you decided to bring a guinea pig into your home? As pets go, they are quite easy to care for, but there are still a few essential items you’ll need in order to ensure their health and happiness.
Training a guinea pig to use a litter box or pan might be a lot easier than you think. It's also much cleaner for the rest of the cage, which will save you a good bit of time when it's time to wash and clean the entire cage.
Having guinea pigs is fun, but the cages you find in stores are quite small and get even tighter as they grow. Building your own cubes-and-corrugated plastic (C&C) cage is ideal and inexpensive.
With so many brands out there, it can be tough to know which diet is the healthiest for your cavies. Here I've ranked some of the better-known guinea pig foods from best to worst in terms of nutritional content.
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.
Cleaning a guinea pig cage has never been easier! This step-by-step tutorial has photos explaining the process of using fleece for bedding.
The Abyssinian guinea pig has a unique coat of fur, and it's one of the most popular and recognizable breeds of guinea pig in the world. They can be any color in the guinea pig rainbow and breed readily with other breeds of guinea pigs.
This is a comprehensive guide to what guinea pigs can (and cannot) safely eat, along with specific tips about hay, pellets, and Vitamin C supplements.