Browsing Category

Food and Diet

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

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

Turnip is a type of root vegetable that belongs to the mustard family. It has a creamy white/purple. The top is mostly exposed to the sun, and the entire vegetable is cruciferous. Now let’s talk about our guinea pigs and if they can have turnips in their diet. We are only going to talk about the bottom part of the turnip (its root), turnip greens (top part – leaves) can also be fed to our...

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

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

Savoy cabbage is a variant of the cabbage plant and this is a winter vegetable. It is used for culinary purposes and savoy cabbage is enjoyed by many animals. The leaves of savoy cabbage are bright and fresh, and this type of cabbage is also massive in terms of size. Now that you have some information on this vegetable lets see if our cute little guinea pigs can eat this winter variant of cabbage. Can...

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

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

In this article, we are going to talk about turnip greens as food for the guinea pig! What exactly are the turnip greens? They are the green part of the turnip vegetable (cruciferous vegetable family, such as broccoli or kale). In this article, we are only going to talk about turnip greens (top part), our guinea pigs can also consume the bottom part/root of the turnip (see our previous article for more details). The turnip...

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

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

Breakfast food is nutritious, healthy and the perfect start for the whole day. For me, breakfast is not complete without a piece of toast or a few! The smell of crunchy, crispy, golden-brown bread makes me hungry just by thinking about it. But enough talk about our breakfast, we are here to talk about guinea pigs and if they can have a taste of this delicious and simple breakfast food – toast. So, can guinea...

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

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

Today we will talk about thyme. Thyme is an incredibly aromatic herb that we use mostly for cooking. It is quite similar to the oregano (it is a relative to the oregano!) and it belongs in the mint family. Apart from cooking, thyme is used as an ornament and also for medicinal purposes as well. Now let’s see if our cute and lovely guinea pigs can consume thyme. Can guinea pigs eat thyme? Yes, guinea...

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

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

Summer is a perfect season when it comes to tasting juicy and refreshing fruits. Today we will talk about the tangerine. This fruit is incredibly healthy, tasty, hydrating, refreshing and aromatic. Everyone loves a plate full of tangerine wedges during hot summer days. But, do our guinea pigs like tangerines? Or more precisely, can they eat this fruit? Let’s find out! Can guinea pigs eat tangerines? Yes, guinea pigs can eat tangerines. But, tangerines shouldn’t...

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

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

In this article, we are going to talk about runner beans and guinea pigs. What are runner beans exactly? The name sounds a bit confusing, but we will clarify this in detail. We all know what regular beans are – the delicious and nutritious seeds we use for cooking. But, runner beans are a bit different. Ok, let’s start with describing the runner beans – they are purple beans packed in an elongated green pod....

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

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

Today we will talk about a herb called rosemary! Well, usually we use this herb as a spice for many meals, because of its specific and very pleasant aroma. This herb has leaves that look like needles. Rosemary has flowers too, they come in various colors; blue, purple, pink or white. Now let’s talk about whether our guinea pigs can consume this aromatic herb. Can guinea pigs eat rosemary? Yes, guinea pigs can eat rosemary....

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Red Peppers

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Red Peppers?

Red peppers are a standard food item in many cuisines worldwide. This veggie is incredibly tasty and nutritious, with many health benefits. We use the red peppers in salads, as a side dish, for cooked meals, stuffed paprikas, and many other recipes. And, because our guinea pigs are vegetarians and herbivores, they should probably eat red peppers, right? Don’t worry we will give you a detailed answer. Can guinea pigs eat red peppers? Yes, guinea...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Raisins

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Raisins?

There is something very tasty on the menu today – raisins! Alright, everyone loves them, of course. They are the perfect fruit-dessert snack – sugary, chewy, dried fruit that we can put as topping on desserts, ice creams, addition to trail mix or cereals for breakfast, baked goods and much more. But, our goal today is to discuss if our guinea pigs can eat raisins or not.  Can guinea pigs eat raisins? No, guinea pigs...

GUINEA PIG #1 The Essential, Practical Guide to All Aspects of Caring for Your Guinea Pigs!

You want your Guinea Pigs to live a long, healthy, happy life? You want to have all the information to avoid serious mistakes? You are in luck!

We are working on one of a kind Guinea Pig e-book. Do you want to be notified when it's released?