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Guinea pigs are relatively vocal animals and use squeaking as a way to communicate emotions such as fear and happiness, according to About.com. Not only do guinea pigs squeak to communicate with other guinea pigs, but al...

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A guinea pig squeaks for a variety of reasons, the main ones being excitement and anticipation. This type of squeaking, also known as wheeking, typically occurs when the guinea pig is hungry or knows that it is about to ...

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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Guinea pigs do not need regular baths, but a bath every other month will help to keep a guinea pig clean. When it comes to baths, some guinea pigs behave calmly and enjoy the warm water and gentle massage that comes with...

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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.

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