Guinea pigs can grow to 25.4 centimeters long, or about 10 inches. At maturity, guinea pigs can weigh up to 1,100 grams, or about 39 ounces. More »

A mini teacup pig requires sufficient amounts of water, a commercial pig diet and a place to root in order to grow up healthy and strong, states Pawnation. It can also be housebroken and crate-trained to live comfortably... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Barnyard Mammals

Teacup pigs is a misleading name sometimes given to baby potbelly pigs by sellers. According to Modern Farmer, unscrupulous breeders give the name to very young pigs, along with a promise that the pigs remain very small ... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

Guinea pigs bite as a means of communication or as a response to fear and pain. They may also nip accidentally when seeking to get a treat, and they bite each other as part of dominance behavior. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

Guinea pigs are native to South America and were first put into use by human society in what is now Boliva and Peru near the mountain range known as the Andes. Guinea pigs have historically been used as a source of food,... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

Guinea pigs are natural swimmers but may not appreciate being put into the water. They will swim if forced by being placed in water but often find it distressing. 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 »