How Much do Guinea Pigs Cost

How much do Guinea Pigs cost? And what should I budget for before becoming a Guinea Pig owner?

Introduction – So how much does it cost to keep Guinea pigs?

As with all pet ownership, it is very important to assess the cost involved before acquiring your new buddy. You will want to ensure you understand the financial commitment prior to acquiring your new pet to ensure you can meet the demands on your wallet as well as your time!

Outside of the cost of the Guinea pig itself, there will be an initial outlay such as a new home for your Piggy, plus the ongoing recurring costs such as food and fresh bedding.

Expensive one-off costs such as vet bills should also be factored in prior to embarking on your Guinea pig Journey to avoid any nasty surprises.

We have gone through the expenses in this article, which should give you a good idea of what it costs to own and look after a healthy and happy Guinea pig!

The Abyssinian Guinea Pig – All your questions answered!

The Abyssinian Guinea Pig

If you’re considering keeping a pet guinea pig, then welcome to the world of cavies. Guinea pigs do make excellent pets and they’re relatively easy to care for. As you’re about to learn, keeping these little critters can be a rewarding experience. Their engaging character and quirky appearance will soon have you hooked.

Guinea Pig standing next to flowers

Guinea Pig Nail and foot care


Welcome to the LFP guide to Guinea Pig Nail and foot care.

Like us, Guinea pigs nails continually grow throughout their lifetime. In the wild, nail lengths are usually managed naturally with high levels of scurrying and forraging across abrasive surfaces.

Guinea Pig Breed Guide

Guinea Pig Breeds – All You Need To Know

A Guinea Pig is a perfect choice as a pet for adults and children alike. With loving, affectionate temperaments, the guinea pig is an intelligent and sociable critter.
If you’ve already started looking for your guinea pig, the number of breed variants can be perplexing.
Read on to find out more about the types of guinea pig breeds available, their specific needs and behaviours, so you can make the best choice.