Can Guinea Pigs Learn?

Brocolli takes Vitamin C

Back when I first got Buffy, our Texel guinea pig, she didn’t seem to know what’s good to eat. Eating hay seemed to come naturally to her, but other vegetables she just wasn’t sure what to make of. I would put pieces of carrots in front of her, and she just seemed confused. “What is […]

Top Guinea Pig Related Stories of 2011

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What was the top guinea pig story of the year? We asked many of you to help shape our list and these are some of the events that touched you in no particular order. The Cozy Cavy Destroyed and Rebuilt Marsha Weaver, creator of soft goods for guinea pigs and other small pets, lost her […]

Awareness for animal abuse

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Krusty at the animal shelterKrusty today, recovered and waiting for his forever homeWhen they hear the words "animal abuse", most people think of cats and dogs. However, guinea pigs and other small animals suffer from abuse as well. Nonethele…

Guinea Pig Enthusiasts Increase Holiday Shopping

Guinea Pig Tree

Cavy owners are going out of their way to spoil their guinea pigs this holiday season and pet stores across the country are catering to this growing trend. A poll taken by reports 66 percent of animal enthusiasts will purchase gifts for their guinea pigs and other pets for the holidays this year. Their […]

Oxbow’s Timothy CLUB Line Wins 2011 Pet Business Industry Recognition Award

Timothy Club

Murdock, NE, December 28, 2011 –Oxbow Animal Health, a leader in premium nutrition for small exotic animals worldwide, has been awarded a 2011 Pet Business Industry Recognition Award in the “Small Animal Food/Treats” category for their Timothy CLUB line of all natural, woven hay accessories. The Pet Business Industry Recognition Awards cover 36 categories, spanning […]

Fetching Santa Brings Christmas to Shelter Guinea Pigs

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The homeless pets of Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, had a special visit this holiday season. Meredith Miner-Reese, owner of Fetching Grooming Salon & Pet Boutique, delivered toys and food to guinea pigs and other pets available for adoption and hoping to find their forever home as part of the “Give A […]

Hello? Yes, This is Pigs

If you have a great idea for an article about guinea pigs, please let us know. Guinea Pig Today is a network of guinea pig lovers and we’re always looking for the next great story. View our submissions page for more information on how to submit your idea. Angela, Editor-in-Chief, GPTAngela founded Guinea Pig Today […]

CareFRESH Critter College Now Available as Free Download

CareFRESH Critter College

Ferndale, WA (PRWEB) – CareFRESH Critter College, a complete lesson plan for teachers to help students learn how to care for small pets like rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs, is now available as a free download. The lesson kit covers eight different topics related to small pet care and includes lesson plans, activity sheets, videos […]

The Three Types of Guinea Pig Owners

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We see a lot of debates over the care of guinea pigs on forums and social media sites. Sometimes it’s really sad to see how passionate people can get over their pets and insisting their way is the only way. Often the issues come down to three types of cavy enthusiasts. This can apply to […]

Oxbow Builds Hay-based Holiday Tree

Oxbow Tree Cover

Each year in November, those at the Oxbow central offices in Murdock, Nebraska, discuss ideas for the company Christmas card. This year they agreed to do something decidedly different which customers and friends would enjoy and associate with Oxbow. Lucas Stock, Oxbow’s Marketing Communications Specialist, tells us, “Our Chief Operating Officer, Deb Buhro, came up […]


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