Guinea Pig Health News for September 27 2017

Guinea Pig Care Quiz

When given unlimited ammounts of hay, how much guinea pig pellets does guinea pig consume in a day? Guinea pigs require vitamin c daily to prevent scurvy, how many mgs of vitamin c does an average guinea pig require daily? What is the ideal square footage of cage space required for one guinea pig? Female and male guinea pig is referred to as…. A.&nbsp. The average gestation period for a guinea pig is how many days? Guinea pigs reach sexual maturity at how many weeks? What is the most common cause of hair loss in guinea pigs? What is the normal rectal temperature of a healthy guinea pig? Which vegetable should you never give your guinea pig? True or false: adding vitamin c drops to your guinea pigs water is a good supplement. How many cups of fresh vegetables does a guinea pig need per day? Which rodent makes a good alternative companion for your guinea pig?
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University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Jan 19, 2016 / General Care / Guinea Pig.Guinea pigs are talkative, social, and rather cute Guinea pigs are great as a child’s first pet or as a lifelong hobby. They are members of the Cavy family of rodents native to South America. Dr. Kenneth Welle, an exotic pet veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, has advice…..
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The Guinea Pig Blog

It is imperative that you have your C&C cage all set up before going out and bringing your guinea pigs home. Assuming you’re adopting them from a rescue or shelter, chances are your pigs are already introduced, or in this case have been bonded, which is even better. Guinea pigs generally don’t react well to new environments, and will need to adjust to their new surroundings once they are in their cage.
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