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 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 »

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