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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Acorn Squash

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Acorn Squash?

All year round there are delicious fruits and veggies for each season. One of them is the acorn squash (summer squash and winter squash). Technically, the squash is a fruit, but most of us prepare it and consume it as a vegetable. Often, what we like to eat, we also give to the guinea pigs. We do this mostly with fruits and veggies we consume. The acorn squash seems pretty harmless for our furry rodents...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Arugula

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Arugula?

When it comes to vegetables, some of us like them, some don’t. With some pets, it’s a bit different. For example, guinea pigs love veggies, and they eat most of them. For them, different vegetables mean different treats. Of course, some vegetables are not healthy for guinea pigs, even though they like them. Sometimes we think any veggie is healthy for our fluffy friend, but some of those veggies are toxic and unhealthy for the...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Aubergine

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Aubergine?

Feeding your guinea pig requires extra caution. You must know what and what not to feed them. What is extremely dangerous or possibly deadly and also what is highly nutritious and particularly beneficial to their health and growth. You cannot just feed them anything off your table. They have their own peculiar diet. Having a pet like a guinea pig presupposes that the owner is scrupulously careful. Guinea pigs are small and delicate animals that...

How Much Is Guinea Pig Food

How Much Is Guinea Pig Food? 

Having a pet of your own is quite a big responsibility regardless of anything you may hear. Keeping a pet is fun, but just like humans, they need lots of things. They need water, they need to be groomed, loved and of course, they need food.  A lot of things a pet needs does not have to be replaced very often. You buy a cage and you clean it regularly. If you buy fleece bedding...

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...

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...