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Why Do Guinea Pigs Hide

Why Do Guinea Pigs Hide? | Information and Facts

Guinea pigs are fascinating animals and make excellent pets for experienced pet owners and children (with the supervision of parents). While each animal has its own unique personality, hiding is a behavior shared by all guinea pigs.  Guinea pigs have a tendency to hide when you enter the room, when you reach into their cage to pick them up, or just randomly for no reason at all. However, there are very good reasons why this is a...

How Long Do Guinea Pigs Sleep

How Long Do Guinea Pigs Sleep | Information and Facts

The best time of the day – is rest time! Everyone enjoys a good nap, right? Well, our pets love it too, of course. Today we are going to discuss the sleeping patterns of guinea pigs. Surely just the idea of them sleeping makes you feel sweet and adorable! How long do guinea pigs sleep? On average, a guinea pig sleeps approximately 9 to 12 hours a day. Guinea pig’s sleep is much different from...

Do Guinea Pigs Recognize Their Owners

Do Guinea Pigs Recognize Their Owners?

Guinea pigs are not just adorable, they’re intelligent too! They’re able to show a wide range of emotions through a variety of noises and gestures. Lots of owners have asked us if guinea pigs can recognize them, to answer this question, let’s take a deeper look at the guinea pigs’ behavior towards humans. So, do guinea pigs recognize their owners? Yes, there are a number of clear signs suggesting that guinea pigs, in fact, do recognize their...

Are Guinea Pigs Affectionate Pets

Are Guinea Pigs Affectionate Pets to Humans?

I’m sure that everybody wants to know everything about the pet they are going to get. Guinea pigs are one of the most popular pets and by each year their popularity slowly rises. If you would like to know more about their behavior, especially about how affectionate they are, then you have come to the right place. Are guinea pigs affectionate pets? Yes, guinea pigs are affectionate pets, their level of affection mostly depends on...

Where Do Guinea Pigs Live in the Wild_

Where Do Guinea Pigs Live in The Wild?

Whenever someone mentions guinea pigs, people usually instantly presume that these pets originate from the Guinea region, right? Well, that is not really true. They are adorable rodents that live quite far from Guinea, which is located in Africa. Everyone that likes guinea pigs, must be curious to know the origins and the meaning of the name behind these adorable creatures. Their history and origins are interesting and amazing and they are more than just...

Are Guinea Pigs Nocturnal_

Are Guinea Pigs Nocturnal? | Guinea Pig Sleeping Habits

Guinea pigs are often full of energy during the day, but since most of us sleep at night, we wonder if they are nocturnal creatures because sometimes we can hear them making some noises. Well, this answer is not that simple and we will use 3 different types of behavior patterns to explain this as simple as possible. After that, we are going to talk about guinea pig’s sleeping habits. Are guinea pigs nocturnal? No,...

Are Guinea Pigs Ticklish

Are Guinea Pigs Ticklish?

When you pet your dog, cat or a guinea pig on different parts of the body, you’ll see a different reaction for each body part. Some animals love to be petted on the back, some love it on the stomach, and some hate it. In general, if you are close with your guinea pig it will enjoy being petted by you. But what about tickling? Are guinea pigs ticklish? Yes, guinea pigs are ticklish but...

9 Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Bite Their Owners

9 Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Bite Their Owners

It is a well-known fact that all-in-all guinea pigs are gentle and friendly animals. But, of course, there can be situations when even the most docile animals lose their temper. Why guinea pigs bite their owners? There are plenty of reasons why guinea pigs will bite their owners. Usually, this happens when something is wrong with guinea pigs physically or when they are scared. The guinea pig could be feeling some sort of pain or...

Can Guinea Pigs Purr_

Can Guinea Pigs Purr? | Different Types of Purring

If you think about keeping a guinea pig, you must be informed about their essentials – bedding, food, toys, and more. However, there is another adorable thing to know about guinea pigs, and that is the sounds they make. Every owner of guinea pigs knows how interesting and cute these sounds are but also how important they are for understanding their behavior. In this article, we are going to focus on guinea pig purring sounds...

Can Guinea Pigs Be Litter Trained_

Can Guinea Pigs Be Litter Trained? (Complete Guide and Tips)

Training your guinea pig to pee or poop is a crucial step in pig’s development. Many guinea pig owners know that guinea pigs are relatively fast learners and they are able to learn some basic and non-basic tricks from their owners. In fact, almost every domesticated animal can be trained to a certain degree, especially some type of birds, small animals, and of course cats and dogs. Can guinea pigs be litter trained? Yes, guinea...