How to look after a Guinea Pig?

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What is a guinea pig?    You can find a guinea pig in many everyday households. They are small, furry creatures ranging from around 8 – 10 inches.  Guinea pigs hold aspects similar to the average pig; heads more prominent than their bodies, stout necks and rounded bottoms (with some guinea pigs having no tail… Read more »

Why do guinea pigs vibrate?

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Guinea pigs vibrate as a form of communication to show both positive and negative emotions. Your guinea pig could feel uneasy or annoyed, or their environment may be too cold. Male guinea pigs also vibrate to attract females. Since few animals vibrate for communication, you may be surprised when your guinea pig seems to tremble…. Read more »

Do Guinea Pigs Get Fat?

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Guinea pigs are vegetarian and their diet has little fat, so it is unusual for them to become overweight. However, they can gain weight from having too little exercise, being fed too many treats, or suffering from a medical issue like pregnancy or a tumour.     How do I tell if my guinea pig… Read more »