In the age of constant recalls, nothing is more frustrating than worrying about what your pet should be eating. Seven years ago, as a pet store employee, I adopted a cute little guinea pig without a clue of what dry food I should feed him. Fresh...
A comprehensive guide to what guinea pigs can, and cannot, safely eat along with specific tips about hay, pellets, and Vitamin C supplements.
You can do so as long as you follow a few basic common sense rules. Guinea-pigs are wonderful pets, and if they are to be kept outside, the advice in this article will keep them safe and well cared for.
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.
All you Abysinians, stand up! The Abyssinian guinea pig is one of the most popular and recognizeable 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. The only...
Find out how long the guinea pig heat cycle is and their gestation length. Learn how to successfully breed guinea pigs. See a just born baby guinea pig.
Guinea-Pigs (Cavies), make perfect pets for both children and adults alike. They are sociable little creatures that enjoy being handled and seldom ever bite. Their enthusiasm for knowing it is feeding time or time for them to have a cuddle is usually very vocal, with a range of squeaks, whistles, purrs and grunting. Owners soon 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.
This hub will go over the most common health issues guinea pigs tend to have, and what you can do to treat or prevent these issues from happening to your guinea pig.
Peruvian guinea pig care information on hair care, hair loss, hygiene, diet and comfort. Peruvian guinea pigs need extra attention to make sure they stay free from disease and discomfort.
The fun thing about having pets is spending time interacting with them. It's not fun for them or you if all they do is sit in a hutch or cage all day, waiting for their next meal. Of course, you should always have two or more guinea pigs, as they...
Goes in as carrots, comes out as beans It's not actually poo that the guinea pigs are eating. However, it looks like poo and comes out of the same place. And it's actually vital to your guinea pig's health and well being. Truth is definitely...
Our pet guinea pigs roam free in a large outdoor enclosure. Natural living. Lots of tips and photos including pregnant guinea pigs, baby guinea pigs, outdoor housing.
Find out how to care for, feed and house a guinea pig. Which type of guinea pig to choose, pregnancy and breeding guinea pigs, where to buy cages and information on common diseases and treatments.
Guinea pigs can get overheated very easily. Here is a step-by-step guide to immediately treat your overheated guinea pig.
Piggies think burrowing and nibbling are fun. A guinea pig's idea of fun differs a lot from other pet's ideas of fun. Although you may come across balls and wheels in pet shops or online stores that say they are toys for guinea pigs, they are...
Thinking about adding a guinea pig to your family? Discover 10 things that you need to get in order to keep your cavy happy and healthy.
Guinea Pigs: The Eco-Friendly Vegetable Removal System Miriam Kaefert, CC-BY-SA-2.0-de, via Wikimedia Commons 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...
Cleaning a guinea pig's cage is a lot easier than most people think. Here I will show you how I clean the piggy's cage in less than 10 mins.
This basic guide will cover the foods that cavies should eat and the foods you must avoid feeding them. Their diet is pretty simple, but there are certain things you need to be aware of in order to keep your guinea pigs healthy.
Why isn't your guinea pig drinking water? This article explains how much water guinea pigs need and when to worry about your guinea pig's water intake.
Information 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.
Most guinea pig owners don't realize that there is another option for a guinea pig cage that is not only cheaper, but 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.
Tired of always running to the store to buy wood shavings? Don't like the messy clean up? Try making these washable fleece liners. They are comfortable and cost-effective!
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.
Before you get a guinea pig as a pet, you probably ought to know how much guinea pigs cost. We examine the start-up costs of obtaining a guinea pig, as well as the recurring monthly upkeep costs.
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.