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 »

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Proper nursing is vital in establishing a young guinea pig’s health. If the mother guinea pig is unavailable, pellets can be mashed and enhanced with a nutritional supplemental powder mixed with canned pumpkin. Newborn g... More »

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One can determine if a guinea pig wants to mate by observing its behavior alone and in the presence of the opposite sex. Female guinea pigs may act restless and anxious when mating season arrives. The male guinea pig typ... More »

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 »

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Guinea Pig Market is an online store that sells supplies for caring for and keeping guinea pigs as pets. It also sells guinea-pig-themed decorations, gifts, jewelry and books. The store ships items from Michigan worldwid... More »

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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 »

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 »