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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Parsnips

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Parsnips?

It is feeding time for the guinea pigs! In this article, we will talk about a very unique vegetable, the parsnip. But, many of us don’t know what parsnips are. Well, the parsnip is a veggie that looks like a carrot, but it’s quite longer, slightly similar to the shape of a carrot, and it has a white color. This is a root veggie and it belongs in the same group as parsley and carrots....

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Orange Peels.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Orange Peels?

What can be better in these warm months than a nice refreshing fruit packed with vitamins? Nothing better than orange wedges or orange juice, right? Everyone loves this fruit, but we consume it without the peel, and we use the peel for aromatic recipes or desserts and for decorations. Our guinea pigs can eat oranges and they will get the most vitamin C from them. But, let’s see if they can eat the orange peel....

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Oats

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Oats?

When you think of breakfast foods, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Of course, cereals or oats! Today, we will discuss if our guinea pigs can eat oats. Oats are proven to be extremely healthy for us humans, so let’s check if this is true for the guinea pigs as well. Can guinea pigs eat oats? No, guinea pigs cannot eat oats. The oats contain a lot of phosphorus which is a...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Onions

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Onions?

The onions are the well known aromatic veggie that brings a magnificent flavor to any salad or cooked meal. Its scent might make us ‘cry’ while we chop it, but the health benefits of onions are numerous! However, even though this is a vegetable, and our guinea pigs are vegetarians, we must check if they can eat onions. Can guinea pigs eat onions? No, guinea pigs cannot eat onions. In fact, the onions are toxic...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Oranges

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Oranges?

When you think about vitamins and refreshing fruits, what is the first fruit that comes to mind apart from lemons? It is the orange! The oranges are maybe the fruit that’s used the most for both eating and juicing. It is full of vitamins, especially vitamin C, and it contains more vitamin c than lemons do. Today we will discuss if oranges are a good food for our guinea pigs. Can guinea pigs eat oranges?...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Nectarines

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Nectarines?

During the spring and summer times, there is nothing tastier and more refreshing than a bowl of fruit salad! In this article, we will talk about the nectarines – the delicious refreshing summer fruit. They are similar to peaches, with a slight difference between the two. The nectarines have a smooth outer layer, whereas the peaches have that familiar fuzzy layer. But, anyway, nectarines are delicious and refreshing, so let’s see if our guinea pigs...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Mushrooms

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Mushrooms?

Mushrooms are vegetables that are available in many different strains. Although they are classified under vegetables, mushrooms aren’t plants as such. They belong to the fungi kingdom but they are slightly different since they can be eaten. The main focus of the article is, can guinea pigs eat mushrooms? Straight on without delaying the answer, yes they can, however, there are different types of mushroom strains found in the world, and some can be poisonous...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Hay

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Hay?

In the last decades, the number of people that own at least one pet has grown a lot. However, more pets being adopted or bought is not an equivalent to helping animals because a lot of pet owners care for their little buddies just when it’s play time with them. This is not good and I encourage people to get a pet only if they really love animals. Getting a pet just because all of...

Can guinea pigs eat herbs 

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Herbs? 

People and guinea pigs really get along very well. However, guinea pigs are very sensitive pets regarding their diet. We should never randomly feed guinea pigs with whatever we are eating at the moment. Their digestive system is not as permissive as ours.  If you plan on getting a guinea pig, you need to read a lot about their needs. If you already own a guinea pig, I’m sure you already know the basics, but in this...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Mango Skin

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Mango Skin?

It is almost summertime! And what best represents summertime than a nice, delicious, colorful fruits? Or tropical fruits? Maybe mango is the right word! Sometimes we love to eat mango so much, there is barely any left for our pets. But, is mango good for guinea pigs, or more precisely its skin in this case? Let’s find out. Can guinea pigs eat mango skin? No, guinea pigs cannot eat mango skin. The skin of the...