Things You Might Not Know About Your Guinea Pig

Some guinea pig facts have been fairly commonly known for years – as an example, guinea pigs are not pigs and not from Guinea, or even New Guinea. I thought it might be interesting to share some facts about pigs that might not be so well known, maybe even among guinea pig owners.   1. Guinea……

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Different Breeds of Guinea Pigs

There are as many as 16 breeds of Guinea Pigs in the world. Most commonly seen in the Singapore is the American Short Coat/Smooth Coat, Abyssinian, Peruvian, Sheltie, Rex, Coronet, Sheba Mini Yak and the Hairless breed which is also known as Skinny Pigs. Different Breeds of Guinea Pigs: American Short Coat/Smooth Coat Abyssinian Himalayan……

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Differentiate Genders between Guinea Pigs

How to differentiate the genders between guinea pigs. Actually, it’s quite simple to me. Here, I’ll share with you the Do’s and the Do not’s. DO: Handle your pet guinea pigs very gently and quietly. Cavies are easily scared and will squeal and struggle when frightened (which doesn’t help in trying to determine their gender)…….

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Can or Not? Regarding Your Guinea Pig Food

  Many people are asking this question. So I shall answer them all in this post. What CAN your GP eat and what they CANNOT eat. Can / Should eat more often: Red or Green Bell Peppers: One slice of a whole pepper, given daily, remove seeds. Very high in vitamin C, all colors have……

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Starter Guide for New Guinea Pig Owners

Just a friendly guide to start with for new guinea pig owners. Somethings to note about of the Guinea Pig is that their body temperature is 37 – 39.5°C, Heart rate is 240-350 beats per minute, Respiratory rate is 40-150 breaths per minute, An average adult male weights 900-1200 grams, An average adult female weighs 700 –……

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