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Guinea Pig Temperature Tolerance Summer and Winter Care

Guinea Pig Temperature Tolerance: Summer and Winter Care

Are you a proud guinea pig owner who lives in a country with drastic temperature changes throughout the year? Then it is essential to figure out how you can keep your fluffy ball of happiness warm during the colder months and cool during the hot time of the year. What is a guinea pig temperature tolerance? What should you know about the summer and winter care? Should you even bother, if guinea pigs are, in...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Ham (Risks, Facts & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Ham? (Risks, Facts & More)

Here is a fact most of us can agree with – ham is amazing! Ham goes well with everything. This food item is perfect for those moments when we feel lazy to cook, so we choose to make a sandwich, a wrap, toast or something similar. Ham is the meat of an animal that is preserved in special ways like dry or wet curing, with or without smoking it. This is processed meat, so it...

Low Calcium Guinea Pig Food List (13+ Low Calcium Foods)

Low Calcium Guinea Pig Food List (13+ Low Calcium Foods)

We all know that guinea pigs are low-maintenance pets. You don’t have to take the little fellow for a walk two times a day. Moreover, you don’t have to bathe the fluffy ball every week (in fact, you can totally do that only a few times per year). Yep, guinea pigs are amazing pets! However, there are still some things that you have to pay extra attention to. For example, the little guy’s diet. You...

13 Most Toxic Foods for Guinea Pigs...

13 Most Toxic Foods for Guinea Pigs

When you take a look at a tiny animal such as a guinea pig, people often assume that they can eat almost anything. This also has to do with their name because “real” pigs can eat almost anything. Well, this is not true for our small guinea pigs! Despite being huge food lovers, guinea pigs should have their nutrition pretty limited to certain plants and vegetables. You see, guinea pigs were always herbivorous animals, even...

How to Clean a Guinea Pig Cage A Step by Step Guide

How to Clean a Guinea Pig Cage: A Step by Step Guide

You have just welcomed your guinea pig home and you are excited to start your journey together but you suddenly realized that you don’t know the most basic skills – how to clean a guinea pig’s cage? The pet store employee probably has told you to simply clean the cage once it gets dirty, but that doesn’t tell you much. You probably started to wonder how often you should change the litter, scrub the cage...

Can Guinea Pigs Jump and If They Can, How High

Can Guinea Pigs Jump and If They Can, How High?

Hello! It looks like you already are a proud guinea pig owner and you have recently spotted your beloved guinea pig jumping or, doing something that looks like jumping. It is perfectly normal to wonder if the cage that you have bought is safe for your fluffy ball of happiness or not. After all, if the little fellow can jump, then it might end up getting out of the cage, right? How high can guinea...

Guinea Pig Sounds Noises Explained, How to Decipher Them & More

Guinea Pig Sounds: Noises Explained, How to Decipher Them & More

Did you know that the sounds that your precious guinea pig makes are not just simple noises that you don’t need to pay attention to? In fact, guinea pigs are real chatterboxes that love communicating not only with one another but also with humans! Imagine how much more fun and exciting it would be to own a guinea pig if you could literally understand everything that the little thing is saying! The great news is...

Boy Guinea Pig Names 500+ Cute, Cool, Funny & Unique Names

Boy Guinea Pig Names (500+ Cute, Cool, Funny & Unique Names)

When you feel like you need a new little friend in your life you should probably just get a guinea pig. After just spending one day with a guinea pig you will have a new member in your family and not just a friend. The best feeling after getting a guinea pig is to take the time to choose the perfect name. If you have chosen to adopt a boy guinea pig, there are a...

Guinea Pigs and Dogs Can They Get Along

Guinea Pigs and Dogs: Can They Get Along?

Dogs are known as very friendly beings as they can easily adapt to any environment and live with different animals. We adopt dogs for different reasons and one of them is not to feel lonely. But, when it comes to living with other animals, dogs can exhibit different behaviors. For example, we have seen dogs living with cats but we have also seen dogs attacking cats whenever they see them. A cat is definitely able...

Guinea Pig Death Causes, Funeral, How to Deal with the Loss & More

Guinea Pig Death: Causes, Funeral, How to Deal with the Loss & More

Death is something that we don’t like to think about. The perspective of losing a loved one is always disturbing and terrifying. Even when we are talking about saying goodbye to a pet. In this article, we will try to cover anything that concerns guinea pig death. What can cause your dear guinea pig to pass away? How to deal with the loss? How can you help the cage mates deal with the loss as...