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Information on the care of pet guinea pigs or cavies including feeding and cages for guinea pigs, along with pictures of guinea pigs and names for pet guinea pigs.
  1. Guinea Pig Health and Diseases (14)
  2. Guinea Pig Behavior (3)
  3. Guinea Pig Supplies (8)
  4. Guinea Pig Breeds (2)

Choosing a Pet Guinea Pig - What You Should Know About Guinea Pigs
Guinea pigs can make lovely pets, but potential owners need to know a few things about guinea pigs before deciding on them. If you are a guinea pig owner and have tips for people considering guinea pigs as pets, please share them here.

Guinea Pigs as Pets
Guinea pigs can be lovely pets, but there are a few things you should know before getting a pet guinea pig. From expected life span to the social nature of guinea pigs, here are some things to consider before choosing a guinea pig as a pet.

Choose a Healthy Guinea Pig
A simple guide to choosing a healthy pet guinea pig or cavy.

Introduction to Guinea Pigs
An introduction to pet guinea pigs (cavies), including advice on where to get a guinea pig and choosing a pet guinea pig.

Guinea Pig Care Guide
The guinea pig care guide is a compilation of all the guinea pig advice and articles from About Exotic Pets.

Feeding Guinea Pigs
The basic dietary needs of guinea pigs and advice on feeding pet guinea pigs.

Grooming Guinea Pigs - Nail Trims
About grooming guinea pigs - nail clipping.

Guinea Pig Pictures
Gallery of pet Guinea Pig pictures submitted to About Exotic Pets by our readers.

Pet Guinea Pig Names
Names for pet guinea pigs submitted by their owners (and how to get your guinea pig names included!).

Top Gifts for Guinea Pig Owners
A selection of wonderful merchandise related to guinea pigs, with links to online sources.

Rodents as Pets - A Comparison
The group of small mammals comprised of hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, mice and rats are commonly found at pets stores, and favorites as family pets. While they are all rodents they have varied requirements for space and social interaction, and have differing qualities as pets, and a comparison of their basic needs can help you narrow your...

Breeding Guinea Pigs
Are you thinking about breeding guinea pigs? Do you know what age to breed guinea pigs at? Find out here!

Ginny Pig or Guinea Pig?
Is it a ginny pig or guinea pig? Find out the history of the name and even some other names used for the popular pet.

Pocket Pets
Guinea pigs are only one of many pocket pets. Find out more about them and others here.

Feeding Your Guinea Pig Vegetables
Read up on what veggies and fruits your guinea pig should be eating.

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