Olive and Ziggys guinea pig cage is handmade from plywood and a large wooden base. On the inside of the cage are three bath mats as liners, a wooden tunnel, a wooden hidey hut, some fleece cosy items and two large piles of hay and two water bottles.

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 live happy and healthy lives. The minimum cage space required for one guinea pig is 70 square centimetres or 7.5 square feet, as this will allow for …

A Guinea pig cage made out of an IKEA book shelf, there is a variety of fleece goodies in the cage.

Guinea Pigs: Cage Set Up & Recommendations

Guinea Pigs are playful, social animals which require a large enough space to roam, popcorn and run around in. While most pet shops will display guinea pigs in small, plastic cages with minimal space – this is not a suitable or healthy habitat for a guinea pig. Your guinea pig cage should be large, secure and …

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 …