Guinea Pigs

If you love guinea pigs, then this is the place to be. Our little fluffy friends make brilliant pets. Guinea pigs are brilliant creatures, and this seciton is devoted to them! Find guinea pig facts, guinea pig photos, guinea pig help, guinea pig information and much, much more. Get you gnashers into the guinea pig articles listed below, or use the guinea pig links dotted around the page. Enjoy!

More About Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are from South America, and were introduced to Europe by the Spanish in the 16th Century. Guinea pigs still live in the wild in South America. Extended breeding means that guinea pigs have a variety of coats and textures.

For more information, read our fascinating guinea pig facts page!

Water bottles for guinea pigs

A guinea pig water bottle will help ensure your guinea pig has the constant access to fresh water that it needs. Here's an introduction to water bottles for guinea pigs.

How to Make Your Own Guinea Pig Toys

Guinea pigs love toys and they don't have to be expensive. Especially if you make your own! Homemade guinea pig toys are a brilliant way to keep your guinea pigs inquisitive and healthy. Here is how to make you own piggy toys!

The best Guinea Pig Toys!

Guinea pigs toys help your cavy while away the hours and keep fit mentally and physically. It's also great fun to watch your guinea pig playing with their toys. Here are our favourite toys for guinea pigs!

The Guinea Pig Birth Process

Guinea pigs will often give birth overnight so you might not be there to see the new litter arrive. Either way it's useful to know about the birth process for guinea pigs to help you understand what is in involved!

Pregnancy in Guinea Pigs

If your guinea pig is pregnant theres some things you should know and some extra care you should take. Your sow's pregnancy need special attention and you can learn all about it here!

Washing and Bathing a Guinea Pig

Giving your guinea pig a bath doesn't need to be done very often as they are clean little creatures. But it's quite easy to wash and shampoo your guinea pig, especially if you follow our tips!

Cheap Guinea Pig Hutches

If you are looking to buy cheap guinea pig hutches you can save some pocket money. However, proceed with caution as a cheap guinea pig hutch might not be the right size or quality. Here are our tips!

How to Groom a Guinea Pig

Guinea pig grooming is an important part of your care routine. Normally it's only long haired guinea pigs that will need grooming. Follow our tips and advice on the grooming procedure.

Handling a Guinea Pig

Guinea pigs normally just love to be handled, and the more you can do it, the happier both of you will be. Here you can find tips and advice on how to handle a guinea pig.