Category - Guinea Pigs

Guinea Pigs: Solitary or Social,

First and foremost when considering a Guinea Pig for a pet, be prepared to consider Guinea Pigs in the plural form. In nature, Guinea Pigs live in family groups consisting of one male and up to nine females, and they...

How to Safely Hold a Guinea Pig

Guinea Pigs are skittish creatures by nature, and as they are food for predators in the wild they are usually wary of humans in general. To handle a Guinea Pig safely it is best to start with setting the right...

Cuddling with Your Cavy

Your pet Guinea Pig is undeniably an adorable creature that you would want to cuddle up with. Before doing so, give some consideration to the feelings of your pet. Is he a social animal, or do people make him nervous...

Cavy Quarters

Bringing home a new pet takes planning, and the accommodation for a Guinea Pig should be carefully considered before he arrives. Indoors, or Out, The best common practice for housing your Guinea Pig is to keep him...

Cavy Cuisine

Before you bring home your cavy, you’ll want to have plenty of food for him to eat. Guinea Pigs are vegetarians, and need variety to stay healthy. A well balanced diet of veggies, hay and pellets is recommended for best...

Buying a Pet Guinea Pig

Guinea Pigs are available to purchase as pets from one of three sources: from a pet store, Guinea Pig rescue shelter or Guinea Pig Breeder. Choosing the right source before purchasing a pet is just as important as...