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Guinea Pig Breeds Types, Traits, and Breed Information

Guinea Pig Breeds: Types, Traits, and Breed Information

The time has finally come to adopt a guinea pig. Usually, when people want to get a new pet the first thing they decide on is the color and after that, they start to think about specific breeds. The less choice you have the easier it is to make a decision. Well. things will not be so easy with the guinea pigs because they have many different breeds and color types.  Also, do you want...

How do Guinea Pigs Mate

How do Guinea Pigs Mate?

Guinea pig breeding is dangerous: meaning that it should only happen for a good reason and never for fun. There are high mortality rates associated with pregnancy and birth. If breeding two guinea pigs still seems like a viable option, there are several requirements to stick to: Double check their genders by looking above the anus. Males have an O shaped area with a slit or visible testicles. Females have a soft, Y shaped area....

What are Guinea Pigs Native To

Where Are Guinea Pigs Native To?

Guinea pigs are animals that aren’t from Guinea and they aren’t pigs either. So, why are they called guinea pigs and where are guinea pigs native to? Guinea pigs are native to South America, where they live in the wild. These cute little animals usually live in forest edges, grasslands, and rocky areas. Even though we adopted guinea pigs and made them completely domesticated, it’s interesting to know where do they come from. Most of...

Which Guinea Pig Gender Is Better_

Which Guinea Pig Gender Is Better?

Ok, so you have decided to get a cute little friend. But even though you already know what kind of animal you want, there are still so many questions that you need to answer! One of the main ones being: which gender should I pick? Which guinea pig gender is better? Basically, any guinea pig will make a great pet, no matter if it’s a boy or a girl. But the truth is that the...

How Long Is A Guinea Pig Pregnant

How Long Is A Guinea Pig Pregnant?

The guinea pigs are perfect pets that aren’t needy and are fit for any household. But, if you keep a guinea pig, or think about getting one (or in this case two of different genders), you are surely curious about their mating habits. In case your two guinea pigs mate, it is good to be prepared and informed about the pregnancy and what to expect, in time. How long is a guinea pig pregnant? The...

Can Guinea Pigs and Rabbits Live Together

Can Guinea Pigs and Rabbits Live Together?

Guinea pigs are quite docile and unaggressive. They like learning new tricks and usually don’t cause problems, despite each having a distinct personality. One piggy is happier with another piggy companion. Some say that rabbits are loving, social, intelligent, and unique pets that enjoy living with another of their kind. Others say that they’re mean, destructive, bad-tempered, and unaffectionate beings that don’t care about the humans or animals around them. Either way, both animals enjoy freely...

What Guinea Pig Is Right For Me 

What Guinea Pig Is Right For Me? 

I know a lot of people trying to decide what kind of pet would be great for them. Everybody is worried about whether they would have to spend a lot of time on their pets or how much money the pet owner will be spending on their little friends. Also, every type of pet has a lot of breeds you can choose from.  Particularly, there are dozens of breeds of guinea pigs. In this article,...

Where Do Guinea Pigs Come From 

Where Do Guinea Pigs Come From? 

The majority of people have pets worldwide. Guinea pigs are amongst the more popular ones. I encourage people to find out everything they can about their pet in general. Lots of people search about their behaviors and needs, but often they forget to explore information about their history and origins. This is also important because you will have a deeper connection with your pet the more you know about them. So, where do guinea pigs...

What guinea pig breed is the largest

What guinea pig breed is the largest?

When I first adopted my guinea pigs, they were very young. I loved feeding them, cuddling with them, and watching them grow. They are now full=grown at four years old. My oldest is the largest one, and she measures in at about 10 inches long. In comparison to her sisters, she looks huge, so imagine my surprise when I found out that some guinea pig breeds can grow even larger! So, what guinea pig breed...

Short Haired Guinea Pig Breeds_ Which Breed Is The Best From Me

Short Haired Guinea Pig Breeds: Which Breed Is The Best For Me?

In the amazingly cute world of guinea pigs, there is an endless variety of short to hairless and long to curly haired guinea pig breeds. Short haired guinea pigs are commonly found and don’t require much time for maintenance as compared to the long-haired breeds. There are many short-haired breeds of guinea pig that come in a different variety of colors. Essential characteristics of short-haired guinea pigs include solid color and smooth hair; some of...