There comes a time when every guinea parent needs to weigh their guinea pigs. After all, performing the occasioning "weighing ceremony" is an essential part of caring for your guinea pig and one of the key indicators of their overall health. Luckily, we've got all the … [Read more...] about Guinea Pig Weight Guide: How To Weigh Your Little Mate
Guinea pigs like to hide. This is something you'll notice from the very moment you become a guinea parent. So it won't be long before you're looking to make a little hidey house to put inside your guinea pig's cage. Of course, you could go to the pet store or onto Amazon … [Read more...] about How To Make A Wooden Guinea Pig Hidey House (DIY)
Picture this... You walk into your local neighborhood vets. The receptionist smiles, the air con cools your hot face, everything seems clean, fresh and in order... You heave a sigh of relief inwardly, you've arrived in the pinnacle of pet care heaven. You're in safe … [Read more...] about Guinea Pig Pellets 101: Exposing The Truth Behind The Ingredients
Every new guinea parent at some point asks "Can Guinea Pigs Eat Grass"? As you can tell from the photo above, we've been exploring this question for some time. Milo & Oreo have been helping us experiment to find the answer (alright, maybe this bowl also contains a couple … [Read more...] about Guinea Pig Grass Guide: What Types & How Much Can They Eat?
Hay has become so much a part of our common language and culture, that it can be easy to forget to step back and consider where it came from in the first place - and why we use it to feed our pets. This is particularly relevant to guinea pigs... we feed them approximately 25kg … [Read more...] about Guinea Pig Hay 101: Why Do We Feed Our Mates Dead Grass?
Wild guinea pigs anyone? When we first picked up our little guinea mates Milo & Oreo, one of the first things I thought was "I wonder what these little guys eat in the wild". And so began my gradual (and somewhat maddening) descent into the realm of the wild guinea … [Read more...] about 10 Facts About Wild Guinea Pigs That Will Surprise You
You say "to-May-to, I say to-Mah-to"... what is better than a beautifully ripe, juicy tomato in a fresh garden salad? Nothing. And our piggies agree! But the question we all want to know is... Can guinea pigs eat tomato? In short, yes! You can feed your guinea pigs nice, … [Read more...] about Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tomato? The Big Red Facts
I can't think of much better than chowing down on a creamy, sweet orange sweet potato loaded with butter (and/or possibly sour cream) after a long hard day in the office, or a session in the gym. But... I'm not a guinea pig. I'm a human. So can guinea pigs eat sweet … [Read more...] about Can Guinea Pigs Eat Sweet Potato? The Honest Lowdown.