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Traveling with Guinea Pigs

Traveling is good for the soul. It gives you a chance to refresh and renew your soul, meet new people, widen your perspective, and experience things you will never get to experience at home. But …

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How Much Calcium Does My Guinea Pig Need?

Guinea pigs need calcium in their diet.  However, too much calcium can cause problems, like bladder stones or kidney stones.  So how much calcium should a guinea pig eat every day? Calcium as a Percentage …

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AGPT is a place for learning, sharing, and growing. Here, people can come together to learn and share their own ideas or experiences.  If you have something to share about guinea pigs, share your story …

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Bandy, my loving sweetie

Bandy is a lovely guinea pig that loves everyone. He likes licking your finger when you hold him. He is gentle and wouldn’t ever dream of hurting you. He is proud, and when he gets …

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Zed-Lover Man

As a family, we always adopt any furry critters from rescues or pounds and even at times have had people show up at our door with creatures needing help. Zed is the only exception. We …

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Making a Living From Guinea Pigs

Image Source: ITV News Today I just wanted to share a story I read online at ITV News about Laura, who quit her full-time job because she makes a full-time living off of her 5 …

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Why You Should Have 2 Guinea Pigs

You may have heard people talk about having more than one guinea pig, but what are the benefits of having more than one? In the wild, guinea pigs live in groups because they are innately …

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Outdoor Guinea Pig Run Ideas

Give your guinea pig a safe area to run around outside, feel the fresh air, and munch on fresh grass with these outdoor guinea pig run ideas. Guinea pigs are awake up to 20 hours …

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Ringworm in Guinea Pigs

Ringworm is a common infection in guinea pigs. Here’s everything you need to know about ringworm in guinea pigs. The name ringworm refers to a fungal infection on the surface of the skin. It got …