5 Surprising Reasons Why Your Guinea Pig Is Scared Of You
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5 Surprising Reasons Why Your Guinea Pig Is Scared Of You

So, you got yourself a guinea pig. You were excited for the first 10 seconds until you realized how scared of you your piggie seems to be. However, don’t take it personally. Typically, guinea pigs can get scared of anyone due to unfamiliarity, loneliness, trauma, lack of privacy, and generally a stressful home. Additionally, guinea…

Are Guinea Pigs Ticklish? (The Honest Truth)
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Are Guinea Pigs Ticklish? (The Honest Truth)

Guinea pigs and humans share similar traits, but are guinea pigs ticklish? This is a question that many people ask themselves, and they want to know if their guinea pigs are ticklish as well. Typically, most guinea pigs are ticklish. Their bellies, sides, and feet are particularly sensitive. If you attempt to tickle your guinea…

The Unfortunate Truth About Why New Guinea Pigs Won’t Eat
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The Unfortunate Truth About Why New Guinea Pigs Won’t Eat

So, you’ve adopted a new guinea pig and you’re home with them, ready to welcome them into your family. You’ve set up their cage and bought all the food and toys they’ll need to feel at home. But one thing’s for sure: your new guinea pig isn’t eating anything you give them! Typically, new guinea…

3 Common Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Are Suddenly Scared
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3 Common Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Are Suddenly Scared

So, your normally friendly guinea pig has become scared suddenly (like out of the blue)? If you’re currently wondering why your guinea pig has suddenly become scared, there are a couple of things to consider. Typically, a guinea pig may become suddenly scared because three sources: predators (snakes or even other household pets), negligent people,…

Do Guinea Pigs Hibernate? (What Owners Need To Know)
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Do Guinea Pigs Hibernate? (What Owners Need To Know)

Pet parents who consider housing their guinea pigs outside often wonder whether or not their pet guinea pigs can hibernate. I’ve wondered it myself. So, I took some time to do some research on it for you. Guinea pigs don’t hibernate, but they will slow down their metabolism and activity in order to stay warm…

5 Surprising Reasons Why Your Guinea Pigs Are Suddenly Fighting
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5 Surprising Reasons Why Your Guinea Pigs Are Suddenly Fighting

So, there’s trouble between your guinea pigs that came out of nowhere. And now you’re wondering why your guinea pigs are suddenly fighting. With many potential causes for this behavior, it is important to know how to stop them from fighting so you can keep the peace in your home and give them a happy…