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How to Care for Your New Guinea Pig

How to care for your new guinea pig (or pigs!) is very important. Hopefully, you know something already about caring for guinea pigs, but if not, this short video from Petco is very informative. Guinea pigs are very dependent on you for everything since they are not in the wild where they burrow into the […]

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Guinea Pig Daily Routine

This is a very well-done video of an “upscale” habitat for these many little guinea pigs, and really does show a great guinea pig daily routine of caring for pet guinea pigs. Wow, I am so impressed with the play area and the many places she has made for her guinea pigs to hide out […]

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Guinea PIg Babies

There is nothing quite like little guinea pig babies. I was shocked when my Nellie had her first litter. She only had two but we didn’t even know she was pregnant until we saw a little baby guinea pig running around the cage with a beautiful coat of hair. Then the second came right behind […]

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Guinea Pig Male or Female?

Here is a quick but excellent video I just found that shows you how to tell whether your pet is a guinea pig male or female if you don’t know for sure. And actually some would have found this information very helpful when they visited the pet store of their choice. Do you know that […]

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Guinea Pig in the WIld

I finally found some video showing a guinea pig in the wild. I am so happy because I think I have actually seen a couple of these on our farm in Uruguay, but wasn’t one hundred per cent sure. And to catch one on film I would think would be really hard. But the little […]

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C&C Cage for Guinea Pigs

C&C Cages for Guinea Pigs are a great idea and this one is really nice with three floors and multiple guinea pigs living in it. I had two layers with some of my cages, but my guinea pigs would not climb upstairs so I abandoned the multiple floor idea, but it seems to work well […]

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Guinea Pig Puffy Eye

Guinea pig puffy eye is actually not uncommon with some of the older guinea pigs. My Sparky had this “puffy eye” look and at first I was alarmed, but the veterinarian said not to worry about it at all. She said it does not affect their health in any way. This video is being shared […]

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Homemade Toys for Guinea Pigs

I learned very quickly with help from my parents how to make homemade toys for my little guinea pigs. It was so much fun to see them play with cereal boxes, toilet paper tubes and other things I would find around the house. Now mine didn’t like balls, but most of the guinea pigs do. […]

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Tips for Guinea Pig Care

Found this video for you which has some good basic tips for providing guinea pig care that keeps your guinea pigs happy! Many times kids want to have a guinea pig or a hamster but they do not have a clue how to take care of one. Well, you can start with these tips, they […]

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Newborn Guinea Pigs Playing

These newborn guinea pigs are really busy and this is how they are even the first day they are born. They already have a coat of hair, they start drinking water out of the bottle, they eat Timothy Hay, and are just amazing to watch for them to be so young. AND they are very, […]

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Guinea Pigs Popcorning

Nothing is quite so entertaining as watching guinea pigs popcorning. This is a term given to these little guys when they suddenly hop upwards and then run around quickly. They really seem to enjoy this action and some do it a lot, others not so much, but don’t be alarmed if you have never seen […]

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Guinea Pigs Enjoying Their C & C Cage

This is another alternative to setting up a C & C cage. This girl has two males sharing a 2 x 4 cage which has a fleece floor covering. She has put two water bottles at one end of the cage. Also there are several toys for these two guys to play with. One is […]

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Guinea Pig Photos and Music

Having more fun with my guinea pigs and using the free video software called Animoto, which you may know more about than me, but anyway it was fun to put this one together. Why not try your luck at doing one with your guinea pig and maybe we can post it here for everyone to […]

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Toys for Your Cavies Inexpensively

Hi Guinea Pig Lovers! This is a great video showing how to use some simple free things that you have around your home to make some fun play toys for your guinea pigs. I use cereal boxes for shaping some hiding places for my guineas and they love it. You can come up with a […]

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Excellent Guinea Pig Care Tips!

This is one of the best videos on how to care for a guinea pig. These are all practical and necessary points to remember when you have one or two or more guinea pigs! They love for you to spend time with them and they are fun to be with! Enjoy

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Healthy Diet for Guinea Pigs

Here’s how to give your guinea pigs a healthy diet! Be sure you know what fruits and veggies are safe to offer your guinea pigs as they are depending on you!

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Guinea Pig Not Afraid of the Water

Hi Everybody, I have not tried this with my two male guinea pigs. I know almost every guide on guinea pigs tells us not to let their faces get wet or water in their ears, etc. So I really don’t know how much truth there is to those comments and I would hate to try […]

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Guinea Pig Sounds

Guinea pigs make a variety of sounds and if you have one, it helps to know what these sounds sound like. Here is a happy guinea pig getting a lite massage! If they are happy when you pet them, they will make this sound. If you don’t hear anything, you probably need to work on […]

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Guinea Pig Wheek Wheeking

A guinea pig wheeking is a very familiar guinea pig sound when they are hungry. This short video gives you a good sample of the most common sound a guinea pig makes. They have other sounds as well and I will be posting some of them very soon. One is the rumblestrut, another is the […]

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The History of Guinea Pigs

I found this video which gives a lot of history and background about guinea pigs. They have been traced back to South America as to their beginnings and even today are wild in the southern most part of South America. While I was in Uruguay I may have seen two of them while out and […]

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