guinea pig popcorning
In this article we find out what guinea pig popcorning is, what it looks like (with cute videos, naturally!) and what these funny little friends are trying to communicate when they do it! Guinea pigs are adorable, sociable, and wonderful little pets. They also have a lot of distinctive movements and...
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...
guinea pig food
If you need guidance on guinea pig food, you’ve come to the right place! You probably know that nutrition is vital when it comes to maintaining your own health. Well, the nutritional needs of your pet are also incredibly important, even...
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...
can guinea pigs eat blueberries
Can guinea pigs eat blueberries? The simple answer is yes. Blueberries can be a great addition to a healthy guinea pig diet. However, just like humans, guinea pigs need a well-rounded diet to truly thrive. Imagine surviving off of blueberries alone! Guinea pigs should only be given blueberries—or any kind of...
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...
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...
rex guinea pig
This is a complete, fully-researched guide to the Rex guinea pig breed. If you want to know what sets Rexes apart from other guinea pigs breeds, if they make friendly pets, and whether they’re easy to care for, then we’re here to help. Rex...
where do guinea pigs come from
Where do guinea pigs come from, and how did they become members of our families? That’s the question we’re going to investigate today! Guinea pigs are very popular pets for kids and adults alike. Current estimates suggest as many as 1.3 million guinea pigs may be residing in as many as...
why do guinea pigs eat their poop
This article answers a common cavy question: why do guinea pigs eat their poop? If you’ve clocked your pet carrying out this questionable behavior, don’t worry, it’s normal and actually a good thing. We’ll explain why. Why do guinea pigs eat their...

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