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Can Guinea Pigs Fart Everything You Need to Know

Can Guinea Pigs Fart? Everything You Need to Know

In every way, guinea pigs are similar to us humans. The same can be applied to the accumulation of gases in our bodies. If you ever heard a strange sound coming from a guinea pig followed with a smell you probably figured out exactly what happened. Can guinea pigs fart? Yes, of course, guinea pigs can fart. Guinea pigs are very similar to people and farting can occur when we least expect it. The most...

What Do Guinea Pigs Noises Mean Sounds Explained.

What Do Guinea Pigs Noises Mean? | Sounds Explained

Guinea pigs are not only incredibly cute and fluffy animals but they also are real chatterboxes! When people get guinea pigs for the first time most of them are surprised by the number of different sounds these tiny cavies can make. There is even a legend that once a guinea pig started twirling and chirping like a bird… But that’s a whole different story. In this article, we are going to go in-depth and discuss...

Are Guinea Pigs Loud At Night

Are Guinea Pigs Loud At Night?

Guinea pigs can be a tempting choice when it comes to buying pets. They are irresistibly cute and mushy and it’s easy to fall for their innocent charm at the very first encounter. Now you are probably wondering if they are loud, especially during the night when you are trying to sleep. No worries we have a detailed answer for you. Are guinea pigs loud at night? No, guinea pigs are not loud at night,...

Can Guinea Pigs Die of Loneliness

Can Guinea Pigs Die of Loneliness?

If you are an owner of this little ball of happiness, then you have already had a chance to figure out that guinea pigs are extremely gentle and emotional animals. In fact, so many things can stress them out. Loud noises, different temperatures, changes in their daily diet… Guinea pigs might start freaking out if you simply move their cage to another place. Yes, these little creatures take a lot of things close to their...

Guinea Pig Hair Loss – Do Guinea Pigs Shed.

Guinea Pig Hair Loss – Do Guinea Pigs Shed?

If you’ve ever had dogs or cats, you’re probably used to a lot of shedding, especially if we talk about long-haired dogs. They often shed so much, that you can fill a bigger bag with the fallen hair. Now let’s talk about our guinea pigs. Do guinea pigs shed? Just like almost every domestic animal with hair guinea pigs do shed. In some cases, they can also shed heavily, especially in spring, when the weather...

Guinea Pigs Scurvy - Vitamin C Deficiency in Guinea Pig

Guinea Pigs Scurvy – Vitamin C Deficiency in Guinea Pig

As we all know, vitamins are essential for our health and for the health of our animals. Vitamin deficiency can lead to light but also to serious problems with severe symptoms, especially when we talk about some of the most important vitamins out there. For guinea pigs, it’s the same, although they need fewer vitamins than we do. The most important vitamin for a guinea pig is vitamin C. The deficiency of this vitamin is...

Why Do Guinea Pigs Eat Their Own Poop (Coprophagy)

Why Do Guinea Pigs Eat Their Own Poop? (Coprophagy)

In this article, we are going to talk about something a bit different. In fact, the topic is the excrement of the guinea pigs – their poop! Believe it or not, some animal types consume their own poop, and you probably have no idea why. Well, we will try to clarify this for you and discover if guinea pigs can eat their own poop! Can guinea pigs eat their own poop? Yes, guinea pigs sometimes...

Zoonotic Guinea Pig Diseases to Humans (Infectious Diseases)

Zoonotic Guinea Pig Diseases to Humans (Infectious Diseases)

Having small pets like guinea pigs can be entertaining but also a big responsibility. Not only do they need attention and care but you have to make sure that you and your family are not exposed to any possible diseases or complications your pet may have. Now, we do not want to alarm you or give guinea pigs a bad name, but care and safety are always needed regardless of which pet you own. Many...

Guinea Pig Illnesses A-Z (Full List of Health Problems)

Guinea Pig Illnesses A-Z (Full List of Health Problems)

In general, guinea pigs are hardy and low-maintenance animals. And that is one of the main things that make them amazing pets, especially for children. However, this fact does not mean that guinea pigs aren’t prone to certain illnesses. If you want to be a great owner to your little fluffy ball (which we are sure you do), you should at least learn about the existence of some guinea pig illnesses. Thankfully, the list is...

7 Common Skin Problems in Guinea Pigs (Treatment Included)

Although they have thick fur, guinea pigs still tend to develop various skin problems. These skin problems can be caused by many factors, including poor nutrition, bad hygiene, bad living conditions, and the presence of other animals. In one of our previous articles, we discussed the topic of guinea pigs living with dogs. In that article, we mentioned that dogs, as the bacteria carriers, can transfer some of them to your guinea pig, making them...

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