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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Garlic

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Garlic?

So, it is time to feed our guinea pigs! If you have a guinea pig, you know how fun the feeding time is – the lovely furball cuties will munch whatever you give them, but should we give them just about anything? Our adorable cavies are vegetarians and herbivores, which means they like fresh produce like fruits and veggies, but also they like some roots, herbs, even flowers. And what do you think about the...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Flowers

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Flowers?

The diet of the guinea pigs is not difficult to master – these adorable fluffy animals are herbivores and vegetarians. In fact, they eat not just herbs and roots, or veggies and fruits, but sometimes flowers too! However, there are some flowers which are bad for guinea pigs and some which are ok for consumption, but proper research is needed for any type of flower. Before we feed anything to the cavy, we must check...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat French Fries

Can Guinea Pigs Eat French Fries?

There is probably not one single person that doesn’t like french fries, right? Sometimes even our pets want to be treated as equals and try the foods we love. And of course, the french fries are a real delight. Crunchy, salty, a bit greasy and oily – the perfect comfort food for any moment and any mood. But, are they good for guinea pigs? As a treat at least? Can guinea pigs eat french fries?...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Figs

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Figs?

It is feeding time for cavies! This time we will talk about a very delicious and sweet-tasting fruit. Everyone loves this fruit – it’s the fig. Similar to the medjool dates, this fruit is very, very sweet and versatile in desserts or by itself. It is a wonderful addition to milkshakes, nutritious meals, as decoration, or plain by itself – but can cavies consume figs? Is the fig tasty for the cavy as it is...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Fennel

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Fennel? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Fennel is a herb that has both fans and haters all over the world. It is a flowering plant that comes from the carrot family. Fennel has a really strong aroma that some people just don’t like but what about our cute little guinea pigs? Can guinea pigs eat fennel? Absolutely yes, guinea pigs can eat fennel. This herb is an excellent choice for guinea pig’s food menu. Fennel also has a wide range of...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Lamb’s Lettuce

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Lamb’s Lettuce?

Guinea pig owners, pay attention – today we will talk about lamb’s lettuce. Our cavies are vegetarians and herbivores, so by common logic, we think they can eat all types of salads, fruits, veggies, roots, and flowers too. Basically, your cavy needs only fresh produce and pellets for good health. However, not every salad or fruit is suitable for the stomach of the guinea pig. This is because every food item is digested differently and...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Dried Bananas

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Dried Bananas?

Bananas are healthy fruits which enjoy a fair share of popularity all over the world. Most people eat them in puddings and even feed them to animals or pets. There are different ways of preparing the fruit and eating it. Now back to the primary question, can guinea pigs eat dried bananas? First of all, guinea pigs enjoy eating fresh fruits and vegetables. The truth of the matter is that guinea pigs can eat dried...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Dandelion Leaves

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Dandelion Leaves?

Dandelion is a weed that grows in many parts of the world. Many people see it as a stubborn and unwanted plant that seems to grow everywhere on the farm. But did you know that it can be beneficial to you and your pet? So, can guinea pigs eat dandelion leaves? Dandelion leaves are green veggies, and cavies love eating vegetables. Therefore, yes, guinea pigs can eat dandelion leaves. If you are looking to grow...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Ginger

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Ginger?

What’s the most adorable vegetarian and herbivore pet you can think of? It’s the guinea pig, of course! Perfect size for holding, fluffy and furry, and incredibly sociable. But, the trick with cavies is that they eat only vegetarian foods or foods that grow in nature. Also, this doesn’t mean all foods from nature. The cavies eat most veggies, fruits, roots, herbs, and flowers too, but not all of them. One healthy food, for example,...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Eggs

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Eggs?

Everybody that has a guinea pig is always tempted to feed the cavy some super-tasty delicious foods. Yes, this means even foods ‘for humans’. The cavy owners know how cute it is to give the little furball something we eat. Now we will talk about a very common ‘human’ food – the eggs. Most people love eggs – sunnyside up, scrambled, poached, boiled, we can go on forever. But, is this food item healthy or...