Housing

Guinea Pigs: Cage Sizes

Although guinea pigs are small they are one of the largest rodents kept as pets and need a lot of space to run around, explore and exercise to keep them happy and healthy. The minimum cage space required for one guinea pig is 70 square centimeters or 7.5 square feet, as this will allow for …

Health

Heat Stroke in Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are sensitive to drastic temperature changes and are most comfortable when the temperature is between 18-22℃ (60- 70 ℉). Anything warmer than 30℃ will put your guinea pigs health at great risk so it’s important to understand the signs and causes of heat stroke to help prevent it. 

Health

Diarrhea in Guinea Pigs

There are many causes of diarrhea in guinea pigs and identifying why your guinea pig is unwell is crucial in their recovery. Diarrhea may be caused by diseases or infections in the gastrointestinal tract, by lack of a healthy diet or by a secondary illness that is yet to be discovered. Do not ignore signs …