Kids TV Creators Feature Guinea Pigs in “The Burrow Bunch”

Guinea pig painting eggs

As any parent with young kids will know the one conversation that constantly comes up morning, noon and night is ‘when can we get a pet?’ I have twin eight year old girls and after months of discussion, my friend Andrea showed me the most adorable two guinea pigs who were looking for a new […]

Saintfactory’s Guinea Pig YouTube Hits Inspired by School Children

To the Guineamobile

“I think Jesus would agree with me that guinea gigs and LEGOs are awesome,” says Fr. Andrew Trapp of St. Michael’s Catholic Church located in South Carolina. The Diocese of Charleston Priest is the creator of “To the Guineamobile!” and “To the Guineacycle!,” the popular YouTube videos published under the name saintfactory. Together they have […]

The Pitfalls of Giving Guinea Pig Advice on Facebook

Celyn and Gethin

A friend of mine expressed concern over a post that popped up in his Facebook feed. It was a comment I had made that contained the word genitalia. He worried that the post could leave a bad impression on any potential employer that was researching me on Facebook. My comment wasn’t anything rude or pornographic. However, my comment and […]

Ganz’s Webkinz Announce Lilac Guinea Pig

lilac guinea pig

Ganzworld’s official Webkinz Newz (WKN) has revealed a sneak peek of the new toys arriving in May 2012. Among them is a much anticipated Lilac Guinea Pig. The Webkinz are plush toys sold in connection with an interactive virtual-reality internet site. Children are to encouraged to join the Webkinz community online with a secret code […]

Guinea Pig Smuggler on Letterman’s “Top Ten”

Guinea pig smuggler

For those of you who watched the Late Show with David Letterman last night, he did his usual “Top Ten” list at the start of the show. This time the list was called “Top Ten Things The Secret Service Learned About Tonight’s Audience.” Featured as number four on the list was “Known Guinea Pig Smuggler” […]

Keeping Guinea Pigs and Rabbits Together

bunny and guinea pig

Being as guinea pigs are herd animals it’s always preferable not to keep them on their own. In fact, in certain countries of the world it’s actually illegal to keep a guinea pig on its own. However, the common practice of keeping a rabbit and a guinea pig together for company is not ideal – […]

New Guinea Pig in Guinness World Records

Truffles Long Jump

In Scotland, there’s a world champion and he’s much smaller than you might expect. Truffles the guinea pig, a boar owned by thirteen year old Chloe Macari, broke previous records with a 30cm (12in) leap and landing himself in the Guinness World Records as the “World’s Longest Jump by a Guinea Pig.” Previous long jump […]

Ricky Gervais launches global campaign to end cosmetic tests on animals

Ricky Gervais

Cruelty Free International, a new global non-profit organization spells out vision to end product testing on animals worldwide Ricky Gervais, Ambassador for Cruelty Free International, states: “I am delighted to support the launch of Cruelty Free International, the exciting global campaign to end the use of animals in product testing. Animal testing for cosmetics is […]

Calculate Your Guinea Pig’s Age in Human Years

guinea pig and new kicks

You might think calculating your guinea pig’s age in human years is as easy as multiplying your pet’s age by 10 but that doesn’t work out as one would expect. For example, how many toddlers do you know are capable of reproducing? How many pregnant senior citizens do you know? Figuring out a guinea pig’s […]

Hipster Guinea Pig

Hipster Guinea Pig

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 […]


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