Our pet guinea pigs roam free in a large outdoor enclosure. Explore lots of tips and photos about natural living for your pets, including pregnant guinea pigs, baby guinea pigs, and outdoor housing.
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.
What causes pet guinea pigs to die early and unexpectedly? Know the potential causes and warning signs for when your guinea pig's life may be in danger.
Find out how to care for, feed and house a guinea pig. Which type of guinea pig to choose, pregnancy and breeding, where to buy cages and information on common diseases and treatments.
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.
Thinking of getting a new pet? An experienced pet owner weighs the differences between multiple small pet options and gives an overall summary of what it is like to own a guinea pig.
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.
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.
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.
Guinea pigs, although wonderful pets, tend to be expensive. Fortunately, I've learned some money saving tips from years of owning guinea pigs.
Do guinea pigs make good pets? The argument can be made that they are not simply good pets . . . they are great ones! Read on to discover the many reasons why guinea pigs make such good pets.
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!