Do Guinea Pigs Die Easily? (10 Mistakes To Avoid)
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Do Guinea Pigs Die Easily? (10 Mistakes To Avoid)

You love your guinea pigs and can’t imagine life without them. That’s understandable. Guinea pigs are cute and full of personality! So as an owner it’s reasonable to wonder: Do guinea pigs die easily? Guinea pigs do not die easily. In fact, they are quite resilient under certain circumstances. They can live up to 8 years if you…

A Simple Guide To How Long Guinea Pigs Can Go Without Food (Or Water)
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A Simple Guide To How Long Guinea Pigs Can Go Without Food (Or Water)

Like most pets, guinea pigs shouldn’t be left alone for long periods of time. However, life is unpredictable, and sometimes, what was meant to be a short outing, turns into an extended absence. The longer an animal is left alone, the higher the chance that they are also without food and clean water because no…

13 Proven Ways To Keep Your Guinea Pig Cool When It’s Hot
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13 Proven Ways To Keep Your Guinea Pig Cool When It’s Hot

It’s summertime again, which means hot weather is on its way. When temperatures soar and the days lengthen, pet parents need to prepare to keep their guinea pigs cool in the heat. Planning ahead can help you keep your furry friend safe and happy this summer! But, what should you do? How should you plan?…

Clean Your Guinea Pig’s Cage: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide
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Clean Your Guinea Pig’s Cage: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide

If you’re not careful, the bottom of a guinea pig cage can get disgusting faster than your guinea pigs can “wheek”. And you’re probably wondering, “How do you clean the bottom of a guinea pig cage?”  Just follow these steps: Move your guinea pigs into a safe, secure location.  Remove everything from the cage and…

The Ultimate Guinea Pig Cuddling Guide (You Need This!)
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The Ultimate Guinea Pig Cuddling Guide (You Need This!)

There’s something about guinea pigs that make you want to cuddle and snuggle them to bits.  Cavies are social, affectionate animals, but… they’re also notoriously skittish.  So, how often should you cuddle your guinea pig? How long? And how do you do it safely?  I was curious, so I did some reading and research on…