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  • 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...

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Guinea Pig Dry Foods

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Guinea Pig Dry Foods

    by albatross330041

  • A comprehensive guide to what guinea pigs can, and cannot, safely eat along with specific tips about hay, pellets, and Vitamin C supplements.

    What Can Guinea Pigs Eat?

    What Can Guinea Pigs Eat?

    by southpaw23800

  • 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.

    Can I Keep My Guinea Pig (Cavy) Outdoors?

    Can I Keep My Guinea Pig (Cavy) Outdoors?

    by Cindy Lawson20

  • 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...

    All About Abyssinian Guinea Pigs

    All About Abyssinian Guinea Pigs

    by RenaSherwood2

  • 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.

    How to Breed Guinea Pigs

    How to Breed Guinea Pigs

    by Nettlemere16

  • 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.

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

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

    by Cindy Lawson249

  • Guinea pigs, although wonderful pets, tend to be expensive. Fortunately, I've learned some money saving tips from years of owning guinea pigs.

    Money Saving Tips for Guinea Pig Owners

    Money Saving Tips for Guinea Pig Owners

    by Julia Flack1

  • 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.

    Caring For A Long Haired, Peruvian Guinea Pig

    Caring For A Long Haired, Peruvian Guinea Pig

    by Suzanne Day19

  • 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...

    Three Games To Play With Your Guinea Pigs

    Three Games To Play With Your Guinea Pigs

    by Bunniez16

  • 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...

    Why Guinea Pigs Eat Poo

    Why Guinea Pigs Eat Poo

    by RenaSherwood0

  • 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.

    Pet Guinea Pigs Living Outdoors

    Pet Guinea Pigs Living Outdoors

    by LongTimeMother33

  • 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...

    What Toys Can I Give My Guinea Pig?

    What Toys Can I Give My Guinea Pig?

    by RenaSherwood0

  • 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...

    Everything You Need to Care for a Guinea Pig - A New Owner's Guide

    Everything You Need to Care for a Guinea Pig - A New Owner's Guide

    by Weaver of Words54

  • 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.

    Foods That Guinea Pigs Should and Should Not Eat

    Foods That Guinea Pigs Should and Should Not Eat

    by finatics14

  • 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.

    Why Isn't My Guinea Pig Drinking?

    Why Isn't My Guinea Pig Drinking?

    by Bunniez14

  • 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.

    How to Build a C&C Guinea Pig Cage

    How to Build a C&C Guinea Pig Cage

    by Jessie Miller76

  • 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.

    5 Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Make Great Pets

    5 Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Make Great Pets

    by Jessie Miller41

  • 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.

    How Much Do Guinea Pigs Cost?

    How Much Do Guinea Pigs Cost?

    by Michele2

  • 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.

    Do Guinea Pigs Make Good Pets?

    Do Guinea Pigs Make Good Pets?

    by Leonard Tillerman7

  • Guinea pigs can't eat everything. In fact, certain things will make them quite sick. Learn more about recommended diet before you accidentally kill your pet.

    What Are Guinea Pigs Allergic To?

    What Are Guinea Pigs Allergic To?

    by RenaSherwood0

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