Inches to Square Feet Tool – Is Your Cage Big Enough?

Here’s a free calculator to help you calculate how many square feet of living space you are giving your guinea pig. Just enter the length and width of his cage in inches to calculate the square footage. You want a minimum of 7.5 square feet for a single guinea pig, and a minimum of 10.5 … Read more

Can Guinea Pigs Live Outside?

Can Guinea Pigs Live Outside

Whether you own a guinea pig or are thinking of getting one, you might ask “Can guinea pigs live outside?” Some people might think that it might be a good option for several reasons, but guinea pigs are really indoor pets, and here’s why: Jump to: Lots of people have cats or dogs who spend … Read more

Make Your Own Guinea Pig Toys

You love your guinea pig and want him (or her) to have everything – safety, love, companionship. But what about entertainment? No one wants to be bored! So you start to think about providing some guinea pig toys. Do they play with toys? Should you spend money on commercial guinea pig toys? What are some … Read more

All About the Abyssinian Guinea Pig


Whether you just bought an Abyssinian guinea pig, are thinking about it, or are just curious, you have come to the right place. In this article, I will tell you all about the Abyssinian guinea pig, its history, origins, fun facts, and a heck of a lot more. Where Did Abyssinian Guinea Pigs Come From? … Read more

Abyssinian Guinea Pig Colors


Abyssinian guinea pigs are known for their unique coloring patterns. They come in a variety of colors such as black, white, red, blue, orange, brown, grey, yellow, pink, green, purple, and even striped. The coloration of these animals comes from the genes they inherit from their parents. In addition, they also get their color from … Read more

How Long Do Guinea Pigs Live

How Long Do Guinea Pigs Live

How long do guinea pigs live?  Well, on average, guinea pigs live about 5-7 years. How long a guinea pig lives can depend on many factors, however, and these numbers are just that – an average.  The Guinness Book of World Records (1997) reported that the longest-living guinea pig lived to be 15 years old. There tends to be … Read more

Guinea Pig Sounds & Noises

Guinea Pig Sounds & Noises

Guinea pigs make a variety of sounds and noises, both when they’re engaging in normal activities and when they’re in distress. Many of these sounds are unique to each guinea pig, so be sure to know what your pet is saying before you start trying to imitate it! Here are a few of the most … Read more