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13 Most Toxic Foods for Guinea Pigs...

13 Most Toxic Foods for Guinea Pigs

When you take a look at a tiny animal such as a guinea pig, people often assume that they can eat almost anything. This also has to do with their name because “real” pigs can eat almost anything. Well, this is not true for our small guinea pigs! Despite being huge food lovers, guinea pigs should have their nutrition pretty limited to certain plants and vegetables. You see, guinea pigs were always herbivorous animals, even...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Cheese (Risks, Facts & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Cheese? (Risks, Facts & More)

Is there anything tastier than cheese? Well, of course, we all like eating cheese because we can use it in many different recipes. When in a rush, some grilled cheese sandwich always does the trick. We can also enjoy some breaded cheese, mac and cheese, toasts, pastries, and more cheesy foods. You might get tempted to toss a small slice of cheese to the guinea pig, but should you? There is no denying that cheese...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Pasta (Risks, Facts & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Pasta? (Risks, Facts & More)

Pasta is the one food item that literally everyone loves. Nobody refuses a plate full of spaghetti or macaroni with some nice sauce, cheese topping, spices, ketchup, and mayo, or anything you can imagine. Pasta is incredibly versatile and easy to cook. It is perfect comfort food when we lack time to cook. Pasta is done is 7 min after that we can add whatever we can find, and the tasty meal is done! Have...

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

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

How many of us have seen or tasted the dragon fruit? The dragon fruit is pink on the outside, but white with black spots on the inside. It has a very specific look, and sometimes it comes in other colors as well. The taste of this fruit is almost neutral but still pleasant. The texture is very similar to a kiwi, but unlike kiwi, this one is not so sweet. In culinary purposes, the dragon...

Guinea Pig Vitamin C Food List (Dosage, Serving Size & More)

Guinea Pig Vitamin C Food List (Dosage, Serving Size & More)

It is a known fact that guinea pigs, unfortunately, can suffer from a vitamin C deficiency and without a proper daily dosage of this vitamin they can develop serious health problems. Therefore, it is highly important to feed your guinea pig with the right types of vitamin C rich foods or supplements because they cannot produce vitamin C by themselves. So, what are the most recommended vitamin C rich foods for our guinea pigs? To...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Blackcurrants

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

The blackcurrant is the small, round, dark-color fruit that resembles a berry, except it is smoother and perfectly round. In fact, it belongs to the family of berry fruits! The blackcurrant is incredibly tasty and healthy too. The taste is mild, earthy, and a mix of acidic and sweet at the same time. We consume the blackcurrants for the health benefits they offer, like getting enough vitamins, slowing down the process of aging, and keeping...

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

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

There is always one veggie that we absolutely love to use for most of our meals, and that is the bell pepper. Today we are discussing the yellow bell pepper. A delicious veggie for almost any recipe. Let’s see if yellow bell peppers are safe food for our guinea pigs. Can guinea pigs eat yellow bell peppers? Yes, guinea pigs can eat yellow bell peppers. These type of bell peppers are good for them because...

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

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

In this article, we are going to talk about root vegetable called swede. Swede is also called rutabaga. This root veggie is a blend (a cross) between turnip and cabbage. We use swede roots in many ways for different recipes, and the leaves are also sometimes consumed too in salads for example. Now we will check if our guinea pigs can also safely eat swede. Can guinea pigs eat swede? Yes, guinea pigs can eat...

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

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

Sprouts are a known power-food that are rich in fibers, vitamins and they also have antioxidant properties. They are widely recommended to be included in a balanced diet and can be used to feed animals. But what are they exactly? Well, they are germinated seeds. Curiously, there are several types of sprouts that include broccoli, clover, Alfalfa, wheat, soybean, radish, onion, pea and many more. They are not only cheap to grow but can also...

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

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

Everyone who has a home garden knows the burden of cleaning out the weeds. It is the most tedious thing in the world! But, if you keep guinea pigs as pets you might want to stop for a second and read this article. The guinea pigs can consume some types of weeds, and you might just have them in your garden. Of course, there are many types of weed, but trust me it is worth...

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