Guinea pigs kept as pets should be limited to about 1 cup of carrots once or twice a week. The major component of a guinea pig's diet should be fresh timothy hay. More »

Guinea pigs can eat a wide variety of produce and are most happy when provided with leafy greens and colorful bell peppers. Carrots, apple slices, berries and other fruits should be used sparingly due to their high sugar... More » Pets & Animals Pets

Feeding kale to a guinea pig once or twice per week is safe. Kale is a good source of vitamin C, which is necessary in a guinea pig's diet. However, it is also a significant source of calcium, which is harmful to guinea ... More » Pets & Animals Pets

Guinea pigs can, and should, eat fresh grass daily. Guinea pigs graze, nibbling grass and plants both day and night, which keeps them full and helps keep their teeth from becoming too long. More »

Guinea pigs eat most dark leafy lettuces, including romaine, green leaf, red leaf and butterhead lettuce. They also eat non-lettuce greens, such as mustard, spinach, chard, arugula, kale, beet tops, radicchio, cilantro a... More »

Guinea pigs, also known as cavies, do not have tails. They have round-shaped bodies and short legs, and are furry and sociable creatures. There are a variety of different guinea pig breeds with different coat lengths and... More »

Guinea pigs are usually for sale at any pet retailer that handles live animals, including PetSmart, Petco and many locally-owned pet stores. Prospective pet owners may also find private parties in their area with guinea ... More » Pets & Animals Pets