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November 29, 2008 | By amanda s. | 14

I really want a guinea pig and my mom says i should ask people who know about guinea pigs to see what they think. We have a dog but the guinea pig would be staying in my room and our dog never goes into my room. we had 2 rats and I took good care of … more ›

amanda s.
lorraine B.
candie9

November 29, 2008

A: yes I got my daughter her first guinea pig when she was about 10 if you can't find a guinea pig breeder, please think about a guinea pig rescue there are plenty of good piggies there good luck

December 22, 2008 | By Caitlin | 8

I don't even really care if I have to make the toys. I just want my guinea pigs to try some new toys and see how they like them.

Leah G.
spunkins2000

December 27, 2008

A: My rabbit likes to play with a big oatmeal container--I just cut a hole in the bottom that is big enough for him to poke his head through. I imagine gp's would like them too, and would fit inside better! lol

August 1, 2009 | By josh k. | 2

how to get guinea pigs to stop loud crying

josh k.
Kavykeeper
kavykeeper

August 1, 2009

A: It's probably not crying, but wheeking, which is the sound they make when they want attention or a snack. If it sounds like an actual cry, it's probably in pain and a vet visit is recommended.

May 3, 2009 | By Luke W. | 2

The old pet owner of our two Guinea Pigs said to give them baths maybe once a week. HOW?

Luke W.
lorraine B.
candie9

May 3, 2009

A: you don't need to bath a g pig once a week,if you keep their cage clean theres no need to bath them,i only bath mine once or twice in the summer,you have to be very careful if they catch a chill they can get a cold very easy and a cold in a g pig can… more ›

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December 19, 2008 | By Alieberman | 909

NEW YORK -- If the shoe doesn't fit, take it back to the store. And if the black dog doesn't match the white sofa, well, you might as well return him, too. That's the screwy logic some former UK pet owners have followed when surrendering… more ›

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November 5, 2008 | By Kavykeeper | 0

I've always heard that you can litter box train different animals, including guinea pigs. Up until now, I've never had one use a litter box. Twinkie is a 5 year old Abbie I've had since she was about 6 weeks old. She was part of a litt… more ›

January 8, 2009 | By Nichole B. | 1

I was talking to a friend of a lady that I know and was telling her some information that I know about the animals I have and the animals I have had and we started talking about guinea pigs and I brought guinea pig neutering up. She thought at first … more ›

April 1, 2009 | By Lourie H. | 3

As some of you know Kathy wrote a wonderful journal today on g pig care. Seven years ago when I decided I wanted a g pig I spent over a month, maybe 2, searching everything I could find on g pig care and housing. I knew that buying a g pig and putti… more ›

April 1, 2009 | By Kavykeeper | 19

Guinea pigs are prey animals. They instinctively try to hide illnesses to minimize their chance of being singled out by prey. Proper care and keeping an eye out for changes in behavior and physical appearance can often be a signal that they are ill.… more ›

November 10, 2008 | By Ali G. | 2

Numerous articles are out there discussing the dangers of giving seed-based treats to guinea pigs due to the seeds being choking hazards, yet they continue to be a popular option for many piggie parents. My mom, who frequently buys these treats for h… more ›

December 15, 2008 | By Butte Humane S. | 0

A descendant of the wild guinea pigs of South America, today's domesticated guinea pig is viewed by many as an "easy" pet for children. Many parents select a guinea pig as a first pet for their child, believing a small pet needs only a small amount o… more ›

July 7, 2008 | By Linda S. | 1

Tonight I thought I would write about making inexpensive cages for our beloved friends, Guinea pigs. The store bought ones are, in my opinion, way too small. There is a site on the internet about these cages-- www.guineapigc… more ›

November 17, 2008 | By Diane | 0

so I've repeatedly heard people tell me, when I let them know about me recently getting a guinea pig, that guinea pigs are pretty low maintenance. I have to disagree. They're social animals, so they need attention. And as for material things -- every… more ›

September 30, 2008 | By Tessa | 0

Rule for Breeding Guinea Pigs: DON'T Personally, this rule fits for just about ANY other pet as well...... 1 Rule for Breeding Guinea Pigs: DON'T So you think you want b… more ›

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