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Can You Train a Guinea Pig?

Can you train a guinea pig? Well, if you watch this video about Wig, you will see in about three minutes how talented and trained he is. I tried this with my little guys and they would do some things, but mainly they responded when I offered them treats and this is what Wig seems […]

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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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Guinea Pig Eating a Grape

Guinea pig eating a grape. Yes, some will and some won’t. My own little guys, Sparky and Rudy would not eat grapes. They preferred watermelon, carrots, and cucumbers. Especially carrots because they liked me to play tug-of-war with them before I would just give in and give it to them. Every morning we would play […]

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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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Popcorning Guinea Pig

Popcorning guinea pigs are so cute to watch. Most of them will do it some will do it a lot while others I guess outgrow it. Even my five year old Sparky would occasionally treat us to some popcorning. Watch this little guy who belongs to Souvik Kar. He is a cutie.

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All Around The World…

So recently I checked up on who was visiting my site and from where, and I got a long list of people from all over the world! I was so surprised to see that you guys come from so many cool places, and I would love to know how many people come from where. So […]

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A Must-Have Guinea Pig Book!

  Well, I know I am not supposed to toot my own horn, but I know many of you are coming to my website to view funny videos and to get some help with raising your cute little guinea pigs, so I am going to mention my book to you. I wrote it about a […]

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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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How to Bathe a Guinea Pig

Hey guys so I’m going to teach you today the easiest way of giving a guinea pig a bath. The supplies you’ll need are baby shampoo, a towel, and a sink. Try to use a square sink if you have one but a round one is okay too. The temperature should be warm, not too […]

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Guest Post from Dr Michael Watts about Guinea Pigs

Recent post by Dr. Michael Watts who was asked this question: “Should I get my child a guinea pig for a pet?” Answer: Guinea pigs have a lot of personality and live longer than smaller rodents.  They do require more space (eight square feet is recommended), but do not require an exercise wheel.  Larger cages, […]

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Guinea Pig Lovers

Well, I just wanted to update everyone on my amazing trip to Taiwan which just ended after a 2 month journey. It was certainly a lot of fun and very exciting for me. While I was in Taipei I received word from my dad that my book had been published on Amazon Kindle. The book […]

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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 Pigs Fight for Carrot

These are my two male guineas, Sparky and Rudy, and whether I give them two or three pieces of carrot, they usually both go for the same one carrot until they tire of the struggle to see who ends up with the one desired carrot. Guess who wins this time? We always give each one […]

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Guinea Pig Gets the Chin Rub!

Boy I can tell you that guinea pigs really like the “guinea pig chin rub”. I always love to put my guinea pigs on my stomach like this girl and then rub their chins. Do you see those front chops on this one? Guinea Pigs don’t bite unless really, really provoked, and you can see […]

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Your Guinea Pig Selection Tips

Picking a guinea pig out of a litter or inside a big pet store is an exciting time. If you read my poem, then you know how I got my first guinea pig, Sparky. We lived in a big house, however, the backyard was very small and had a cinder block wall. Well, of course, this […]

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