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Can guinea pigs eat spring onions?

Guinea pigs cannot eat spring onions. Spring onions can also be referred to as scallions or green onions. They can however eat the top leafy part of the plant, but…
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What can guinea pigs play with?

If you are a new guinea pig owner you might wonder about what toys are safe for guinea pigs to play with. Here’s a list of toys that your guinea…
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Do guinea pigs need friends

Guinea pigs are social little animals. In their natural habitat they live together in herds. It is recommended that you have more than one guinea pig as pets. Having a…
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Can guinea pigs eat potatoes?

No, guinea pigs can’t eat potatoes. Potatoes are poisonous to them and should be avoided altogether. Can guinea pigs eat potato peels? No, your guinea pig cannot eat any part…
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Names for guinea pigs

Here is a list of the best and cutest guinea pig names. If you’re stuck on what to name your guinea pig, we can help with some inspiration. Hopefully you’ll…
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Do guinea pigs hibernate?

Do guinea pigs hibernate? No, guinea pigs don’t hibernate, so if they show any change in behavior and signs of lethargy, please get them to a vet. How cold is…
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Can guinea pigs have parsley?

Yes, guinea pigs can eat parsley. Parsley is actually very good for your guinea pig as it contains a good amount of Vitamin C, but it is also high in…
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Can guinea pigs have cheese?

No, please don’t ever give your guinea pigs any cheese as they don’t have the enzyme needed to digest dairy products. Guinea pigs are herbivores and can only eat plants,…
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Can guinea pigs eat mandarins?

Yes, guinea pigs can eat mandarins also known as tangerines, mandarin oranges or as we know them in South Africa, naartjies. However this should only be given once or twice…

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Hi, I’m Mariska and this is my daughter Lana and Floofy.  My kids and I love our little fluffy potatoes to bits and here we share all we know about them.

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