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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Oranges

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

When you think about vitamins and refreshing fruits, what is the first fruit that comes to your mind apart from lemons? Oranges of course! The oranges are maybe the fruit that’s used the most for both eating and making juices. It is full of vitamins, especially vitamin C, and it contains more vitamin C than lemons. Who would have thought? Now, are oranges safe for guinea pigs? In this article, we will discuss can guinea...

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

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

How many of you have tried kohlrabi, or heard of it? This is quite a strange name and it resembles something very familiar. It is a veggie with big leaves, and many people say it resembles a beetroot for example. Basically, this veggie is a type of turnip (german turnip), so you can often see it in different colors like white and sometimes purple! There is a lot to say for this veggie, and the...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Corn (Kernels,Husk and Silk)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Corn Kernels, Husk and Silk?

There is one veggie that we all like, especially because it can be consumed in many ways – the corn. Corn is really tasty and even a nice snack treat. It has good nutritional value that comes with many health benefits. But, let’s not focus on our diet for a moment, and let’s see if the guinea pigs can consume corn safely. Can guinea pigs eat corn? Yes, guinea pigs can eat almost every part...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Green Beans (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

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

Today we will talk about a very delicious, healthy, and nutritious veggie – the green bean. The name of this veggie often confuses people. The green beans are basically the unripe fruits with a protective pod, and these can be the cultivars of many common beans (for example: common bean, runner bean, yardlong bean, and more). The other names for green beans are: string beans, French bean, and snap bean. For us, this veggie is...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Carrot Tops (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

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

Whenever pet owners eat, they always ask themselves: am I allowed to give this food to my pet? Cats and dogs eat almost anything a human does but guinea pigs are really sensitive pets and a whole different story. You cannot feed them anything you have. Please do a little research about their diet and food permissions before feeding them random types of food. Whenever you want to introduce something new into their diet, do...

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

Often assumed to be a vegetable, tomato is actually a fruit that belongs to the nightshade family which originated in South America. It is eaten by people all over the world in salads and main meals. Now you are probably wondering what about our cute little guinea pigs, can they eat this delicious treat? No worries we have covered every question in detail about tomatoes and guinea pigs. So, can guinea pigs eat tomatoes? Yes,...

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

Every owner of the guinea pig is thrilled when it comes to the feeding time because the cavies get really excited to hear us coming with food! Every time they hear the fridge door open, or someone being in the kitchen, they start skipping or jumping around happily, knowing they will get some munchies or food treats. This is why our job is to make sure we give them only the best and the healthiest...

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

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

Peppers can be defined in several ways, so it can be confusing to mention just the word pepper. But, we can all assume that the word peppers are usually referred to the bell peppers. Today we are going to discuss if guinea pigs can eat peppers, and which kind of peppers exactly. Can guinea pigs eat peppers? Yes, guinea pigs can eat peppers but not all types are good for them. They can eat sweet...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Watermelon Rind (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

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

Summer has already started and we are all excited because we can’t wait for the juicy, refreshing watermelons! Nothing is better during the hot summer days than a slice of this watery-sweet fruit. When I cut the huge watermelon, I just eat the seedless pink center and just like everyone else throw away the whole rind part. You probably do the same but throwing the watermelon rind could be wrong. It is nutritious and edible,...

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

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

Guinea pigs are herbivores by nature, the majority of things they consume are grown on land. The best thing you can do for your guinea pig is to have a good diet plan for them. Feed them foods that are extremely nutritious with vitamins, fiber, and calcium. Guinea pigs need these essential nutrients to grow and to stay healthy. Make sure everything that you buy for them, whether veggies or fruits are grown organically. It...