• Popcorn Prints Website

    Popcorn Prints: New Features, Continued Support for Rescues

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    Popcorn Prints is excited to announce the launch of a brand new website and online shop offering a huge range of gifts, clothing and home accessories, all inspired by guinea pigs (and a few rabbits). Customers can now choose from a much larger range, with more gifts and smaller items like greetings cards, fridge magnets, […]

    Read More
  • guinea pig mom

    What Guinea Pig Moms Want for Mother’s Day

    Saturday, May 10, 2014

    Happy Mother’s Day to all the guinea pig Moms out there! If you know a guinea pig Mom, treat her right on her special day with one or more of these guinea pig themed suggestions. Both Mom and the guinea pigs can benefit. Enjoy! Someone to Clean the Guinea Pig Cage And by clean the […]

    Read More
  • Bertie's Christmas Carrot

    The Stories of Bertie the Guinea Pig: Keeping it Real!

    Saturday, December 22, 2012

    Where do you begin when you start telling a story about guinea pigs? Cavies are so misunderstood, sometimes even labelled as ‘dull’ or ‘boring’! When I started writing, I really wanted to show people how amazing guinea pigs can be, granted they don’t actually talk in real-life, and perhaps some of the Bertie stories stretch […]

    Read More
  • Couple Fighting

    Couple Argue Over Feeding of Pet Guinea Pig

    Wednesday, December 5, 2012

    Is the proper care and feeding of your pets a debated topic in your household? For one couple in Clarksville, Tennessee, a discussion over the feeding of their guinea pig got one man charged with domestic violence. Emmanuel Igbokwe, 31, was released on $250 bond after allegedly pushing his girlfriend and causing her to almost […]

    Read More
  • SallysPigs

    Pigsitters and Traveling

    Tuesday, August 14, 2012

    Questions about traveling with guinea pigs is a fairly common topic, especially in the summer. I have taken my guinea pigs with me for trips to the Cape, which is about a two hour drive. I stayed at a cottage where guinea pigs were welcome.  Over the years, however, I have realized that I enjoyed having them […]

    Read More
  • guinea pig eating sprouts indoor grass

    Tips for Growing Sprouts Indoors for Your Guinea Pigs

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012

    We all know that guinea pigs need a certain amount of fresh vegetables daily for optimum nutrition. Clean, pesticide-free vegetables add variety and important nutrients to your cavy’s diet. If your cavies are fortunate enough that you are a gardener, you probably have already devoted a small section of your garden plot to growing fresh […]

    Read More
  • Papua Piig Oxbow Timothy Hay

    How Does One Recognize Fresh Grass Hay?

    Sunday, July 22, 2012

    Question and answer from Oxbow Animal Health‘s Live Facebook chat with Dr. Micah Kohles, Oxbow’s Director of Veterinary Science and Outreach. When picking hay, what should I look for to know it’s fresh? Selecting a high quality premium hay for your little one is one of the most important things we as owners do. I […]

    Read More
  • guinea pig winners veggie eating contests socal pignic

    Guinea Pigs Rule the Day at the SoCal Pignic

    Friday, July 20, 2012

    The annual SoCal Pignic was held on Sunday, July 15, 2012. Over two-hundred people and about 80 pigs stopped by to enjoy the fun – and it certainly was a lot of fun. After all, I can’t imagine gathering that many piggies in one place and not having a great time. Each guest was treated […]

    Read More

Beauty

guinea pig getting a bath
Jun
1

Guinea Pig Grooming Salon opens in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Love guinea pigs but find you don’t have the time for dedicated grooming? One woman in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is hoping pet owners will want to give their guinea pigs the care offered to dogs and cats with a new salon that caters to guinea pigs. Jaina Brandstetter, owner of the newly opened This Little […]

Read More
Image courtesy of Sandi's Soap Scents
Apr
6

Sandi’s Guinea Pig Shaped Soaps Charm Cavy Enthusiasts

A new line of premium handmade soaps has appeared in guinea pig shapes and is receiving a warm welcome from the online cavy community. Sandi DeBruyne of Michigan is the creative mind behind Sandi’s Soap Scents and she’s hoping the guinea pig shaped soaps have a similar appeal to animal lovers as her previous mouse […]

Read More
Jan
11

Grooming Long Haired Guinea Pigs With Gorgeous Guineas Posh ‘N’ Go

Monthly Posh’N’Go Pamper You will need: Newspaper Hairdressing scissors and possibly some smaller scissors for trimming the trouser area Micro fibre towel or thick towel Hand towel Timer Shampoo, for longhairs we recommend Gorgeous Guineas Posh’N’Go (Posh’N’Go is beneficial for all longhair types, it rejuvenates ‘old looking’ hair, gives body yet calms flyaway hair at the […]

Read More
GG products
Oct
9

Get Gorgeous Guinea Pig Skin Care

In October of 2002, Chrissie Slade and Karen LeCras got together through the adoption of a guinea pig named Florence. Karen, who ran the Reading Guinea Pig Rescue serving Reading and Oxon, was looking to find an experienced home for Flo. Chrissie was new to the concept of guinea pig adoption. Through Flo’s adoption, the […]

Read More

Creative

Popcorn Prints Website
Jun
4

Popcorn Prints: New Features, Continued Support for Rescues

Popcorn Prints is excited to announce the launch of a brand new website and online shop offering a huge range of gifts, clothing and home accessories, all inspired by guinea pigs (and a few rabbits). Customers can now choose from a much larger range, with more gifts and smaller items like greetings cards, fridge magnets, […]

Bertie's Christmas Carrot
Dec
22

The Stories of Bertie the Guinea Pig: Keeping it Real!

Where do you begin when you start telling a story about guinea pigs? Cavies are so misunderstood, sometimes even labelled as ‘dull’ or ‘boring’! When I started writing, I really wanted to show people how amazing guinea pigs can be, granted they don’t actually talk in real-life, and perhaps some of the Bertie stories stretch […]

Jul
19

NEW 2012 Guinea Pig Olympics Games, London, Calendar

Many of you have probably seen images relating to The Guinea Pig Olympics floating around the internet and social media. They’ve gone so far in cyberspace, it’s difficult to know exactly where they came from. Guinea Pig Today was inspired by the 2012 Olympic Games to tell their story and give proper credit to the […]

flying carpet guinea pig peruvian
Jul
13

Guinea Pig Illustrator, Caroline Whittle, is ‘Out of the Hutch’

Professional Illustrator Caroline Whittle, is well known for her colourful, soft and vibrant work, reproduced as greeting cards, wallpaper, fabrics and much more, but her abiding passion has always been for guinea pigs. After graduating from the Berkshire College of Art and Design with an HND in graphic design, Caroline realised she preferred illustration to […]

guinea pigs named The Nelson Twins with their Flat Cavies
Jul
12

Flat Bonnie Makes Flat Cavies for A Cause

Not only are Flat Bonnie and her plushy cohorts adorable, but they are showing up everywhere to spread the word about adoption. Recently, they were spotted at the Exotic Pet Fair in Pasadena, California as well as the Bunny Luv Rabbit Resource Center in Van Nuys, California and the Anime Expo in Los Angeles. This […]

Melissa J. Taylor, guinea pig book author
Jun
26

Melissa J. Taylor Publishes Guinea Pigs’ Storybook Series

With social media being such a prevalent source of information, it’s easy to miss something newsworthy or, in this case, a newsworthy person, if they don’t have a social media presence. So I decided to introduce Melissa J. Taylor to Guinea Pig Today readers. Admittedly “old-fashioned” and preferring to use websites, Melissa doesn’t have a […]

Calendar

August 2014
S M T W T F S
« Jun    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31