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Newborn guinea pigs nurse like all mammals, but even at very young ages they should be started on hay and pellets as soon as they are capable of eating on their own. Young guineas should be given hay without a high calci... More »

There are several Web sites that allow users to place ads for pets available for adoption or sale, such as Simple Pet Care and Pet Classifieds. Both have baby guinea pigs available. More »

Guinea pigs generally have between one and four babies, or pups, in each litter, according to Guinea Lynx. However, on rare occasions, a mother guinea pig, also called a sow, can have seven or more pups in a litter. More »

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Skinny guinea pigs come from a breed that is mostly hairless. Skinny guinea pigs usually have sparse hair on their faces, legs and feet, but most of their body lacks the fur that covers other members of their species. Th... More »

Guinea pigs require a cage, bedding, food and water for basic care. The animals should also have plenty of exercise and regular health care checkups from a veterinarian. More »

The easiest way to tell the difference between male and female guinea pigs is by measuring the distance between the guinea pig's anus and its genitals. According to Pet Informed, a male guinea pig's genital area measures... More »

When guinea pigs run back and forth across their cage and jump up and down repeatedly, it is because they are happy. This behavior is known as popcorning, because it resembles the motion of popcorn when it is popped. More »