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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Beetroot

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Beetroot?

Guinea pigs are adorable and budget-friendly pets. Every owner of a guinea pig can say these animals are vegetarians and that they can consume most foods as humans, except pastries, sugars or meats. Almost every fruit and veggie is a favorite of the cavy, but there are some fruits and veggies that are not good or tasty for the cavy. Some of them are even toxic and unhealthy. The beetroot, for example, is a very...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Blueberries

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

Guinea pigs are one of the most adorable plant-eating pets you can have. These rodents absolutely love almost all types of veggies and fruits. Especially small fruits and berry-like tasty treats. And guinea pigs have lots of benefits from eating fruits too, for example, they get all the vitamins and minerals for optimal health through fruits. Without vitamins from the fruits, the guinea pigs can suffer from various illnesses from the body and mouth to...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Brussels Sprouts

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Brussels Sprouts?

Guinea pigs are quite cute animals to have as pets inside the house. More people are getting them for use as indoor pets. As a current or new owner of the pet, it is essential to know what to feed it. In this case, we will look at Brussels sprouts. So, can guinea pigs eat Brussels sprouts? Straight on, the answer to that question is yes. As you may already be aware, guinea pigs generally...

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? Yes, guinea pigs can eat bananas but not in high quantities and also not very often. The reason for this is the amount of sugar that bananas have. Food that contains a high percentage of sugar is bad for the guinea pig. It can damage...

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...

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...