can guinea pigs eat pumpkin
Can guinea pigs eat pumpkin? Small amounts of pumpkin are a safe occasional treat for guinea pigs. Pumpkin contains vitamin C, which is important for guinea pigs. But it also contains sugars which can make them unwell. Is...
mini yak guinea pig
The Mini Yak guinea pig, or Mini Sheba Yak guinea pig is not recognized by most official breed clubs. But, the popularity of this little cavy is quickly on the rise. The most notable feature of the Mini Yak is its wonderful but crazy...
best guinea pig breed
The best guinea pig breed for one person may not be the same as for their neighbor. The best breed of guinea pig for anyone depends upon the amount of time the have for things like grooming, the habitat they plan to keep them...
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
Today we are going to look at what kind of fruits guinea pigs can eat. We will help you to select a range of healthy choices for your guinea pig, to supplement their diet and increase that important Vitamin C. Many cavy owners find...
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...

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