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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...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Weetabix (Benefits, Risks & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Weetabix? (Benefits, Risks & More)

I can’t imagine starting the day without a nice breakfast. And for me, and probably for most of you, breakfast is always something like cereals, or biscuits and milk. Nobody can resist the various types of sweet, crunchy foods and for me, this is the tastiest instant breakfast food – wholegrain and soft sweet biscuits dipped in milk! And we have to admit, sometimes when we eat these breakfast foods, we get tempted to give...

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

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Walnuts? (Benefits, Risks & More)

We all know that one of the healthiest foods in the world are the nuts and seeds. In this article, we will be talking about the walnuts. Well, I have to admit, any type of sweet treat is better with walnuts, and I can’t imagine eating chocolates or cakes without crushed walnuts in them. For me, they make any dessert tastier and healthier, but they are also perfect as stand-alone snacks, in trail mix, and...

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

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

Squash is an incredibly versatile vegetable that can be used for many meals. Also, squash comes in many different varieties, such as zucchini, rounded, crookneck, scallop, cousa, tatume, tromboncino, acorn, buttercup, butternut, delicata, dumpling, pumpkin and this is already a lot!. You probably think your guinea pig can eat squash, because guinea pigs are vegetarians, right? Well, let’s find out below. Can guinea pigs eat squash? Yes, guinea pigs can eat squash. Every type of...

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