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Group of Guinea Pigs Called

What is a Group of Guinea Pigs Called?

A group of Guinea Pigs is called a ‘Herd’. However many people give Guinea Pigs their own names like ‘a muddle of guinea pigs’ and even ‘ a blessing ‘ of Guinea pigs. In the past, guinea pigs lived primarily in the wild, and they would travel in groups called ‘herds.’ These adorably tiny herds […]

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Can Guinea pigs get fleas? ( You have to know this )

Is your guinea pig scratching just that little bit too often? You may think that fleas are a problem for cats and dogs and your fluffy pristine little friend could never be a target for those bloodthirsty suckers!  However, (you have to know this) fleas can and will go for anything warm-blooded and that will […]

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guinea pig in the dark

Do guinea pigs like the dark? ( Facts )

One of the best things about owning guinea pigs is the amount of time you can spend enjoying their antics day or night. They love good company too and you may even have encountered them up, about, and ready to play at all sorts of crazy hours! But for any household, the time for fun […]

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skinny pig

How Big Do Skinny Pigs Get ( Why so small? )

If you happen to be looking around for a new pet to bring some joy into your life, you may have considered adding a Skinny Pig to the family. The size of a pet can really make a difference to the impact they can have on your life and what you need to take care […]

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Baby guinea pig pup

Raising and Caring for Young Guinea Pigs

You may have already been taking care of an adult guinea pig. That experience will come in handy, but you will need to learn to care for pups.  Just like you would care for human babies, you need to give special care and attention to the pups so that they not only survive but thrive.   […]

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Guinea Pig Worms or Mites

Guinea Pig Worms or Mites (Spot the Difference and Treat)

When looking after a Guinea Pig, one of the most frustrating things that can happen is that your pet gets infected with a parasite, causing stress for both you and your animal. So, it is important to be in the know in all the ways that you can spot a potential parasite in your Guinea […]

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Best Guinea Pig Hay

Best Guinea Pig Hay 2021 (Is There a Difference? )

Do you have a guinea pig and you’re unsure which type of hay is best to feed them? Guinea pigs are cute, small animals that make great pets. We should know we have 4 at home. They need hay to eat and live in order to stay healthy. But what type of hay is good […]

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Best Guinea Pig Pellets

Best Guinea Pig Pellets 2021 ( Top 5 Popular Brands )

So, You’re looking for the best food for your guinea pig? Pellets or Flake food. I know I was always unsure when I bought my first Guinea Pig several years ago now. Guinea pigs are herbivores and need a diet that is high in fiber. They also need to be fed at least twice a […]

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Holding a guinea pig

How to Pick Up a Skittish Guinea Pig

So you have a cute and cuddly little guinea pig and you want to play with it. There’s only one problem, it doesn’t like being touched, let alone held. Every time you reach for it, it runs off to hide. This is totally normal guinea pig behavior. Being small rodents, they are prey to many […]

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Guinea pig at night

Can Guinea Pigs See in the dark? ( Vision at night )

Can guinea pigs see in the dark? The truth is that no one is certain how well guinea pigs can see in the dark, but we do know that they do have some degree of night vision. Guinea pigs have very limited vision at night, which is why they use a combination of their whiskers […]

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guinea pig litter box

What do you Put in a Guinea Pig Litter Box?

Guinea pigs are more intelligent than we give them credit for and with a little perseverance, it’s absolutely possible to get your little pet to use a litter box. It’s not as simple a process for guinea pigs as it is for cats, and it can be a balancing act between finding out exactly what […]

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How To Tame A Guinea Pig ( Step by Step Guide )

Guinea pigs are a great and rewarding pet to have. They are personable and friendly little creatures that enjoy time spent with their owners. However, in order to make sure your guinea pig is comfortable and happy around you, you will need to tame it. Taming is the process of introducing your guinea pig to […]

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