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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?

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...

What can guinea pigs eat and not eat list

What Can Guinea Pigs Eat and Not Eat List – Owner’s Guide

When I first adopted my guinea pigs, I was utterly overwhelmed by the amount of information available on their care. After reading all the books and blogs, I still didn’t feel confident in my caretaking abilities. I discovered that guinea pigs could not manufacture vitamin C in their bodies, and they need constant sources of it to stay healthy. Most veterinarians recommend wholesome fruits, vegetables, and roughage to help your guinea pig maintain their health,...

How Much Do Guinea Pigs Eat

How Much Do Guinea Pigs Eat?

What is one of the first questions that come to mind, once you decide to get a new pet? Of course, the food-related question! Getting a guinea pig is an amazing idea. These cuddly and cute little friends will surely bring joy into your life. But how much do guinea pigs eat? And what do they eat? Certainly, you don’t want your pet to be hungry. But, at the same time, overeating can be an...

What Do Guinea Pigs LIKE To Eat

What Do Guinea Pigs LIKE To Eat?

Guinea pigs are really cute, and they like eating. While there are a lot of things that guinea pigs “can” eat, but there are other things that they really ‘like’ to eat. While the common notion is to feed lots of fruits and vegetables to guinea pigs, your guinea pig might prefer to eat something else. What do guinea pigs like to eat? Guinea pigs like to eat leafy and green vegetables. Keep your guinea...

What Guinea pig food to Avoid Giving it to Them

What Guinea pig food to Avoid Giving it to Them? List of 43 foods to Avoid Giving it to a Guinea Pig

Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of guinea pig’s food regimen. But, there are some foods which are an absolute no-no for guinea pigs. There are also some foods which can be given to guinea pigs but are harmful if given in excess. Guinea pigs are neophobic, which means that once they start eating something they do not want to try anything else. So it is even more important to feed them a variety...

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