Guinea Pigs & Water: Can They Get Wet, Swim, or Bathe?

We all love to watch our four-legged companions enjoy water activities, especially dogs that love to swim or even those odd cats that climb in the bathtub! But this doesn’t mean all of our animal companions love the water. Be sure to always research if your new family pet can get wet and if they’ll … Read more

Do Guinea Pigs Like To Be Held & Petted?

It’s a universal truth that one of the greatest joys of having a pet is being able to hold them and cuddle them. Not all pets like being held and some even have a strong independent streak, so always be sure to read your pet’s body language to ensure they’re ok with being handled. Guinea … Read more

Are Guinea Pigs Smart? The Real Answer

Our Guinea Pig friends are sweet, lovable, and energetic pets perfect for almost any home and family. There’s so much to learn about them and you may find yourself wondering, well how smart is my Guinea Pig? Can they do tricks? Everyone wants a cool pet that can do tricks!  It may surprise you, but … Read more

Do Guinea Pigs Burrow? What You Need to Know

Guinea pigs are remarkable creatures. Their adorable personalities and cute appearance have caused them to work their way into the hearts and homes of millions of families. However, while most people know a thing or two about these cute little balls of fur, there’s much more that people do not know. One question that people … Read more

Black Guinea Pigs: 6 Fascinating Facts & Pictures

Guinea pigs come in a wide range of colors and patterns. One of the most eye-catching colors that cavies can have is without a doubt black. Most people know that it’s possible for guinea pigs to have this color, but that’s where it stops. They don’t know too much else about them. On top of … Read more

Guinea Pigs Sneezing: A Full Guide (With Audio)

If it’s possible, Guinea Pigs can be even cuter than they already are! With their excitable squeaks and popcorn jumps, who wouldn’t want to watch them all day? To add to their adorableness, Guinea Pigs do in fact sneeze!  Just like humans, they make an “ah-choo” sound while sneezing that is usually much softer than … Read more

Do Guinea Pigs Smell? 3 Reasons Why & How to Prevent It

Every pet owner is familiar with the odor blasting sprays, the pet-specific vacuums, and how to keep your home clean with a pet guide, but one thing is true. Our beloved companions do have a natural odor to them and some happen to be stronger than others.  There are several factors when it comes to … Read more

Your Guinea Pig’s Body: 15 Questions Answered!

Guinea Pigs are known for their adorable squeaks, high-speed zoomies, and their ability to make a celery stalk disappear in under a minute. They make wonderful pets, especially for small children learning how to be responsible, and for those who need an easy-to-care-for companion. Piggies also make for great entertainment as they love to play … Read more

Baby Guinea Pigs: 20 Amazing Facts (With Pictures)

All babies are cute, and baby guinea pigs are high up in all the cuteness and adorableness scales you could think of. They are tender and shy at first, but soon grow up to be the chatty and energetic guinea pig grown-ups that we all know and love. Here are a few little facts about … Read more

21 Amazing Guinea Pig Colors & Patterns (With Pictures)

A house is never lonely where a happy and chatty guinea pig lives! They are highly social and affectionate pets with great temperaments. Guinea pigs are also intelligent little creatures with unique personalities. Owning a guinea pig, or a cavy as they are affectionately called is a highly fulfilling experience. Their adorable appearance with luscious … Read more