• January 5, 2009

    Welcoming Your New Guinea Pig

    The Humane Society of the United States

    When you first bring your new guinea pig home, she’s likely to feel stressed by the transition to an unfamiliar environment. She may be away from her littermates for the first time and will be inundated with strange sounds and smells.

  • June 11, 2010

    Water Bottles for Guinea Pigs

    When you’re setting up your guinea pig’s watering hole, keep in mind that a water bottle is better than a dish.

  • December 4, 2009

    Vital Vittles for Your Guinea Pig

    The Humane Society of the United States

    If you had to eat oatmeal every day, three times a day, you’d get sick of it in no time. Your guinea pig’s basic diet is made up of commercial pellets, but keep him coming back for more with a rotating mix of fruits and vegetables.

  • April 21, 2010

    Guinea Pigs: The Right Pet for You?

    The Humane Society of the United States

    It can be tempting to acquire a guinea pig on impulse. After all, these little guys have a lot of appealing qualities; they’re small, gentle and personable, just to name a few. A great starter pet, right? Not necessarily. Here are important questions to consider before you dive headlong into a relationship.

  • October 21, 2009

    Guinea Pig Housing

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Most cages marketed for guinea pigs are way too small. Learn how to provide your pig with appropriate room to roam.

  • October 21, 2009

    Guinea Pig Feeding

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Guinea pigs don’t usually overeat, but it’s important to provide the proper balance of pellets, hay and fresh vegetables.

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