Two brown guinea pigs with ginger stripes on their faces sit in a pile of hay.

Guinea Pig Weight Guide

Your guinea pigs weight is a key indicator of their health and well-being. As guinea pigs are prey animals, they will often hide symptoms of illness so a great way to keep tract of your guinea pigs health is by keeping a record of their weight. How often should I weigh my guinea pig? Weekly …

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. 

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 …