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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...

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...

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...