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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Honey

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Honey?

Nature offers many different super-tasty foods. Fruits and veggies are not the only tasty thing from nature, there is also sweet and tasty honey. Honey is the heavenly nectar which works as a possible substitute for anything sweet. Yes, when we crave something sweet we can always reach for some honey, regardless of what we feel like eating. The honey is such a versatile product, and it’s also a great substitute for white sugar, chocolates,...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Honeydew Melon

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Honeydew Melon?

There is nothing better than refreshments in between meals, like let’s say, fresh fruit or veggie. For example, there is nothing better than a piece of honeydew melon during the summer days! Sweet, hydrating, refreshing, juicy – the best natural dessert ever. It’s not just tasty, but it’s healthy too and we humans have many benefits from eating these melons. But, does the guinea pig like this fruit? Or is it beneficial for the guinea...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Ice Cream

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Ice Cream?

It’s time for ice cream! Can we all agree that everyone loves ice cream? Yes! There’s not one single person that would refuse ice cream, anytime, anywhere, whether it’s winter or summer. And even pets like such mouthwatering treats, but sadly they are not so healthy for them. Most animals do not digest the sugars or they get health issues afterward. Yet, we still give our adorable pets a taste of sweet treats once in...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Green Onions (Scallions)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Green Onions (Scallions)?

It is veggie o’clock! This means we need to feed our lovely pet guinea pig with some fresh vegetables. Today’s menu is the green onion, also known as a scallion. This veggie is relatively versatile and can be consumed raw or cooked, in many ways. Cavies are all about vegetarian foods and herb-root foods, and green onion belongs in these food categories. But, even among fresh produce foods, there are food items that must be...

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...