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Vitamin C for Guinea pigs

Did you know that a lack of vitamin C in guinea pigs puts them at risk for scurvy? Guinea pigs (and some primates, including humans) can’t produce or store their…
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Guinea Pig Pregnancy info and tips

How long are guinea pigs pregnant? A guinea pig’s pregnancy duration is 59 to 72 days or approximately 2 months. The average guinea pig pregnancy lasts about 65 days. How…
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Can guinea pigs eat strawberries?

Can guinea pigs eat strawberries? Yes, guinea pigs can eat strawberries, but like most other fruit, strawberries should only be given once in a while as a treat. Strawberries are…
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Can guinea pigs eat pumpkin?

Yes, you can safely feed your guinea pig a few small bits of raw pumpkin once or twice a week. Pumpkin is considered a treat. It contains a little vitamin…
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Can I keep guinea pigs in a bedroom?

When my family first got our guinea pigs, my daughter wanted to put the cage in her bedroom. My first thought was: Is it healthy to keep a guinea pig…
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Can Guinea pigs eat grass?

Guinea pigs are foraging animals, so it is ok for them to eat as much grass as they like. Guinea pigs’ digestive system is designed for lots of forage and…
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What hay should guinea pigs eat?

There is no doubt that hay is the staple food of guinea pigs and that they need an unlimited supply. In fact 80% of their diet should consist of hay,…
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How to bathe your guinea pig

Can I bathe a guinea pig? Yes, you can bathe a guinea pig. However it is not something to do often, only when necessary (about twice a year). Guinea pigs…
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Can Guinea pigs eat weeds?

Yes and no, depending on the weeds. Guinea pigs can eat some types of weeds and some types are poisonous. It is essential to know which weeds are good and…

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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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