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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Broccoli

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

Most owners feed their pets with the same foods they eat. And this raises the question if we can feed our pets with ‘human’ foods. For guinea pigs, most of the fresh produce we eat is also good for them. Of course, there are several food items that we can eat and that guinea pigs can’t, but most of the fresh produce is a real healthy treat for them. Now let’s take a look at...

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? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

People really love bananas. Personally, I adore eating them but I like them the most when they are not fully ripe. In this article, we are going to talk about bananas as potential food for the guinea pigs. So, can guinea pigs eat bananas? Yes, guinea pigs can eat bananas but not in large serving sizes and also not very often. The reason for this is the amount of sugar in bananas. Food that contains...

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...

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...

WHAT IS GUINEA PIGS FAVORITE FOOD

What Is Guinea Pigs Favorite Food?

The guinea pigs are among the most budget-friendly pets you can have. They are rodents, and because of this many people mistakenly believe that these pets can munch on almost anything. However, the guinea pigs have their own suitable meal plan for optimal health. What is guinea pigs’ favorite food? The guinea pigs’ favorite foods are fresh produce items like fruits and veggies. They thrive off these foods for the needed nutrients. Guinea pigs’ other...

Can Guinea Pigs Know When To Stop Eating 

Can Guinea Pigs Know When To Stop Eating? 

I always encourage people to make big research about a pet they want to get or about pets they already have. Whether you are here because of research or because of your curiosity, you’ve come to the right place.  Can guinea pigs know when to stop eating? The answer to this question is yes they can. This is an unexpected answer, I agree. Most of the animals eat as much as you feed them without having a sense of being full. Guinea...