guinea pig names
Choosing the best guinea pig names for your cavies is an important decision! The right name can show off just how cuddly and cute your piggy is, or how cool and unique they are. After all, every guinea pig owner knows that no two guineas are the...
fruits for guinea pigs
Many cavy owners find themselves asking what fruit can guinea pigs eat, and can guinea pigs eat fruit at all? Guinea pigs are herbivores that get all of their nutrition from plants. The majority of a guinea pig’s diet should be fresh hay or grass. But, fresh...
The ideal guinea pig cage size will depend on the number of cavies you own. One guinea pig needs at least 7.5 square feet of space. But, the more space you can give them the better. And, it’s best to keep at least two...
ridgeback guinea pig
The Ridgeback Guinea Pig gets their name from the pronounced ridge of fur that runs all the way down their spine. Other than this ridge, these cavies will have short, smooth coats. Like other cavies, the Ridgeback guinea pig breed will...
how to hold a guinea pig for the first time
It’s ok to not instinctively know how to hold a guinea pig for the first time. Always pick up a guinea pig by approaching them sideways on, and scooping them up with both hands. Keep one hand under their butt while...
himalayan guinea pig
The Himalayan guinea pig is an average sized white guinea pig with black or chocolate points. They have a short, easy to care for coat, and are known for their friendly personalities. Let’s take a look at how to care for a Himalayan piggy, how they might be different from...
can guinea pigs eat broccoli
Can guinea pigs eat broccoli? Broccoli is generally safe and healthy for guinea pigs. It provides them with vitamin C, which is an essential part of their diet since they cannot produce their own. Raw, washed broccoli is the best form to give your...
can guinea pigs eat kale
Can guinea pigs eat kale? In moderation, kale for guinea pigs can be a healthy snack. It offers vital nutrients like fiber, vitamin A, vitamin K, and vitamin C. It’s also very low in fat and sugar. A handful of kale...
guinea pig breeds
The American Cavy Breeders Association (ACBA) recognizes 13 different guinea pig breeds. Among the 13 different breeds of guinea pigs, there are also several basic recognized coat colors as well as innumerable color combinations and patterns. Continue reading our complete guinea...
Guinea pigs make and understand a complex range of sounds. Typical guinea pig noises range from happy chirps and purrs to angry chattering and even hissing. And each of these sounds has a specific meaning to other piggies.

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