Do Guinea Pigs (Actually) Need Salt Licks? (Find Out Now)
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Do Guinea Pigs (Actually) Need Salt Licks? (Find Out Now)

Salt is a mineral that most mammals need. But, what about your fur babies? Do guinea pigs need salt licks? Typically, guinea pigs don’t need salt licks. As long they’re fed a high-quality, well-balanced diet, they’re getting enough minerals and salt from what they eat. Which means, they don’t need salt licks. In extreme cases,…

Will Eating Basil Kill Your Guinea Pigs? (Find Out Now)
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Will Eating Basil Kill Your Guinea Pigs? (Find Out Now)

As natural herbivores, guinea pigs love eating greens. But, there’s some options they should avoid. Can can guinea pigs eat basil? Yes, guinea pigs can eat basil. Basil is high in vitamin C, vitamin A, antioxidants, and magnesium, which are important nutrients for guinea pigs. But, basil is high in calcium, so it can cause…

Will Orange Peels Kill Your Guinea Pigs? (You Need To Know)
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Will Orange Peels Kill Your Guinea Pigs? (You Need To Know)

Most people love oranges because they’re a juicy and nutritious fruit. But what about orange peels? Are they safe for guinea pigs to eat? Well, as it turns out… Yes, guinea pigs can eat orange peels. Orange peels are non-toxic and rich in nutrients like fiber and Vitamin C. But, make sure that you wash…

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Cheerios? (The Total Truth)
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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Cheerios? (The Total Truth)

Delicious taste, nutrition overload, super crunchy, who doesn’t love some Cheerios breakfast. But can you feed them to guinea pigs?  Technically, guinea pigs can eat plain Cheerios, but it’s not the best thing for them. Processed foods aren’t good for guinea pigs. There are healthier, more nutritious options out there that you can give your…