teddy guinea pig
The Teddy guinea pig is unbelievably cute and fluffy, making it a popular pet, especially for children. With their rough, dense coats and upturned noses, these cavies look just like cuddly stuffed animals, hence their name! They grow to be about 12 inches long and weigh anywhere from 1.5 to...
can guinea pigs see in the dark
Can guinea pigs see in the dark? How well can they really see at all? Find out all about guinea pig vision in our guide! Guinea pigs are fun, friendly, and relatively low-maintenance pets. This makes them a popular choice among many. They also have very unique eyes that stay open almost all the...
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 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.
scared guinea pig
Why is my guinea pig scared of me and how do I help her to relax? Guinea pigs in the wild are prey animals, and spend a fair amount of their time avoiding being eaten. So it’s hardly surprising that they are a little skittish, even in our safe domestic...
where to buy guinea pigs
In this article, we’re going to discuss where to buy guinea pigs. But first, let’s discuss a few important things that you should know before you ask “where can I buy a guinea pig?” Guinea pigs make great pets! Guinea pigs can make great pets for the right household. Their mannerisms are quirky...
Best guinea pig playpens and runs
Welcome to our complete guide to the best guinea pig playpens and runs! Here to help you choose the right playpen for your guinea pig. Guinea pigs are so much fun and make great pets. To keep them happy and healthy, we recommend acquiring a guinea pig playpen or guinea pig run. Giving...
American Guinea Pig
The American guinea pig is one of the three most popular guinea pig breeds of all time. It can range in size from 1 to 3 pounds and sport up to 19 different color combinations! These cuties are social and enjoy the company of other guinea pigs. They’re also...
wooden guinea pig house
Welcome to our complete guide to the best guinea pig houses, caves and other hiding places! Approximately two percent of Americans are guinea pig parents. This works out to just under 6.5 million people in the United States alone who share your love of cute, precious guinea pigs! Not surprisingly, a full...
vet examining a guinea pig
Guinea pig eye infections are sadly fairly common. If your guinea pig’s eye is weepy, red, inflamed or crusty then visit your vet. They will look in their eyes, put dye into them to make sure they haven’t ulcerated, and if necessary prescribe eye drops and oral antibiotics. Although it...

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