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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Bread-

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Bread?

We all love bread and sometimes we think our pets eat bread too. In fact, we confuse many of our foods to be pet foods as well. Sometimes we give these foods to our pets without knowing the dangers or merits to some of them. Some of them can be safe to eat by our pets, but other foods create discomfort or even serious health issues. If you keep a guinea pig, you have to...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Broccoli

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Broccoli?

Most owners feed their pets with the same foods they eat. And this raises the question if we can or can’t feed certain pets with our ‘human’ foods. For guinea pigs, most of the fresh produce we eat is also good for them. Of course, there are several food items we eat and that guinea pigs cannot, but most of the fresh produce is a real healthy treat for them. The cavies love to eat...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Avocado

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Avocado?

Anytime you want to feed your little pets, you must take a lot of things into consideration. Before you feed your guinea pig anything new, you need to research that food to see if it can do harm to your pet. You don’t want to give them foods that are detrimental to their health and can also equally cause their death. The truth is, just like humans, many pets like guinea pigs are allergic to...

Can guinea pigs eat bananas

Can guinea pigs eat bananas?

Let’s just start with this, people really love bananas. Personally, I adore eating them but I like them when they are not fully ripe. So, can guinea pigs eat bananas? The answer is yes they can, but not in high quantities and also not very often. The reason for this is the high sugar rate in bananas. Food that contains a high percentage of sugar is bad for the guinea pig. It can damage the...

CAN GUINEA PIGS EAT ASPARAGUS

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Asparagus?

Asparagus is one of the vegetables that are healthy but at the same time quite expensive for some people. Should you feed your guinea pig with it? Let’s find out! Can guinea pigs eat asparagus? Yes, you can comfortably feed your Guinea pig asparagus. Asparagus is a vegetable that should be featured in guinea pigs diet regularly. It comes loaded with lots of benefits to the digestive system. Asparagus is quite expensive compared to other...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Apples

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Apples?

Some owners give their pets everything that they eat. When it comes to guinea pigs, they can eat almost any vegetable and fruit. We always wonder if I am eating this can my pet eat this as well. I would advise you to always inform yourself before giving your guinea pig something exotic or new to eat. Now let’s talk about apples and guinea pigs. Can guinea pigs eat apples? The answer to this definitely...

Do Guinea Pigs Need Salt or Salt Spools

Do Guinea Pigs Need Salt or Salt Spools?

We have talked about the nutritional needs of guinea pigs. One other important thing to discuss is salt because many owners think this is important for guinea pigs. But, do guinea pigs really need salt? Not really. Guinea pigs get everything they need from vegetables, fruit, and Vitamin C supplements. Salt is something that your guinea pig will either love or hate, depending on the pig itself. Some people buy salt spools for their guinea...

Can Guinea Pigs Drink Milk and Is It Dangerous for Them

Can Guinea Pigs Drink Milk and Is It Dangerous for Them?

Every guinea pig owner knows that the quality of their pet’s life depends tremendously on its diet. Including not only what your cavy eats, but also drinks. Of course, giving fresh water to the furry ball is a no-brainer. But what about other liquids? Can guinea pigs drink milk, for example? The short answer is that the little fellows surely can drink milk while they are still babies. After all, they are mammals that get...

Do Guinea Pigs Need Pellets

Do Guinea Pigs Need Pellets?

Nowadays, almost every domesticated guinea pig is fed pellets, partly because of accessibility, but mostly thanks to advertising. People now believe that pellets are a granted part of a guinea pig’s meal. But how much of that is true? Pellets were created for industrial farming because they’re an easy and cheap alternative to natural foods. In nature, wild guinea pigs (who have the same digestive system as domesticated piggies) would ideally eat grasses, herbs, twigs,...

Do Guinea Pigs Need Hay

Do Guinea Pigs Need Hay?

Guinea pigs don’t require many things in order to be happy and healthy. This is why they are perfect pets for people of ages. When we talk about guinea pigs, hay is always mentioned. But, do guinea pigs really need hay? Absolutely. Hay is an essential thing in guinea pig’s life, as it represents the best food that your guinea pig needs to consume every day. Many guinea pig owners make a mistake of not...