Guinea Pig Care Guide – How to look after a Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig Care Guide

Guinea Pigs, or cavies as they are often known, are popular family pets due to their fun and affectionate nature. They are relatively easy to look after and don’t require a lot of special care. But as with all pets, its important to understand what it takes to keep your little friend healthy and happy. Read on for our ultimate guide to looking after your pet Guinea Pig

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The Best Guinea pig bedding for your pet

Best Guinea Pig Bedding

If you’re lucky enough to own a Guinea Pig, you know they love to sleep almost as much as they love eating. So, it’s important that you furnish their cage or hutch with plenty of clean, good quality bedding to keep your pet warm and comfortable. So, what is the best guinea pig bedding, and what should you avoid? Here is our guide to Guinea Pig bedding, and our list of top buys.

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Texel Guinea pigs – a complete guide

Texel Guinea Pig Breed Guide

What are Texel Guinea pigs?

The Texel Guinea Pig is one of the newer breeds of Guinea Pig, which evolved by cross breeding the British Rex Guinea Pig, with the Silkie Guinea Pig.

They are one of the more striking Guinea Pig breeds with long, shiny curly hair, and are often found winning beauty competitions around the globe.

The Texel is a calm breed, with a sweet nature and love of being handled and stroked and make for excellent pets.

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Best Guinea pig toys

Guinea Pig in a tunnel

Introduction to the best Guinea pig toys

One of the main reasons we all love Guinea Pigs so much is their intelligence, energy and curiosity.

So, as a responsible pet owner, it is our duty to provide mental stimulation, exercise, and fun for our little furry pets.

The best source of entertainment is being housed with a fellow Guinea Pig, but this isnt always possible, and even if you’re lucky enough to have a number of these furry little friends, they’ll all still benefit from a selection of toys to keep them happy and active

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The Best Food for a Guinea Pig

The Best Guinea Pig Food

Feeding your Guinea pig the right foods is critically important in maintaining a happy and healthy Guinea Pig. So what are the best foods for your Guinea Pig ? How much should you be feeding them? and what are the common health risks associated to a poor diet ? This article is aimed at answering all of your Guinea Pig food questions, and looks at some of the top Guinea Pig foods available to buy online.

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Teddy Guinea Pig – Ultimate guide plus care tips

It’s true that there’s tons of variety with guinea pig breeds but if one of your requirements is cuteness then consider the Teddy Guinea Pig. The saying, ‘what’s in a name’ could have had this sweet little guinea pig in mind because the Teddy ticks every box for adorable and playful plus super easy care. So read on to learn more about this interesting breed – why they’re so popular as pets and what you need to know to get started with your own Teddy adventure.

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American Guinea Pig – The complete breed guide and care tips

A pair of american guinea pigs

What are American Guinea pigs?

If anyone is asked their idea of a guinea pig, chances are they’d be thinking of the American guinea pig.

This breed is iconic because it’s the standard pig that enjoys worldwide appeal. Hardly surprising considering it’s the oldest guinea pig breed, with a timeless, special place in the hearts of hobbyists and breeders alike.

Images and videos across the web that feature guinea pigs will, most commonly, feature the American breed.

So perhaps you’re looking for a guinea pig that’s affectionate and easy to care for? Read on to learn what you need to know about the most popular breed of them all – the American guinea pig!

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10 Reasons why Guinea Pigs are good pets for Kids!

Guinea Pigs for kids

Why Kids should own a pet?

Most parents would agree, bringing up our kids to be kind, considerate and responsible humans are top of the parenting shopping list.

So what can we do to teach them these key life values ?

One excellent method is for them to have their very own pet. Not only a commitment of time, effort and love, but a really good way to interact and care for a living creature, which in return, will provide years of fun and entertainment.

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