how much are guinea pigs
So how much are guinea pigs, anyway? Do they cost a lot? Does it cost a lot to take care of them? What can you expect to pay for their daily care? If you are looking to add a small pet to your home and are interested in the Guinea...
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...
Have you ever seen wild guinea pigs?
We get so used to taking care of our guinea pigs in their hutches that it can be weird to think that wild guinea pigs exist! We do a lot for our domestic guinea pigs, providing them with shelter, food, water, and even company, as we often pair up our...
can guinea pigs eat mushrooms
Can Guinea Pigs eat mushrooms? Is it safe? Are mushrooms good for them? I love mushrooms. Whether they’re fresh, baked, fried or stuffed, mushrooms are a delicious, healthy food. Which begs the question, “If I love mushrooms so much, will my little furry friend love them too?” In this article you will find out...
guinea pig biting a hand that is bandaged
Guinea pigs are able to bite if they want to, but most choose not to. If they do bite it can hurt a lot, but most guinea pig nibbles are harmless. These friendly little pets will normally only bite if they are afraid, or mistake...
baby guinea pig
Breeding guinea pigs is usually straightforward, but the results aren't quick. The sow (female) and boar (male) need to be together for at least 17 days, and the gestation period is then around nine weeks. There is also quite a small window for safely breeding your female guinea pig. Before 6 months...
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...
sick guinea pig
How do you know if you have a sick guinea pig? If you share your home with a guinea pig or two, keeping them happy and healthy is a priority. But do you know how to tell if your guinea pig is sick? Guinea pigs are notoriously good at hiding their...
baytril for guinea pigs
Welcome to our article on Baytril for guinea pigs! If you’ve made it here, then chances are that your guinea pig has been diagnosed with a bacterial infection of some sort, and your veterinarian has prescribed a course of Baytril, or enrofloxacin. And if you’re like many pet owners, then your...
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...

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