Couple Argue Over Feeding of Pet Guinea Pig

Couple Fighting

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 […]

Pigsitters and Traveling


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 […]

Tips for Growing Sprouts Indoors for Your Guinea Pigs

guinea pig eating sprouts indoor grass

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 […]

How Does One Recognize Fresh Grass Hay?

Papua Piig Oxbow Timothy Hay

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 […]

Guinea Pigs Rule the Day at the SoCal Pignic

guinea pig winners veggie eating contests socal pignic

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 […]

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 […]

Feral Guinea Pigs, Rabbits Are Destroying Bermuda’s Ecosystem

feral guinea pig

Irresponsible pet owners in Bermuda are destroying the delicate ecosystem. Scientists and conservationists have warned a growing number of feral rabbits and guinea pigs on the island are displacing local species and dramatically impacting the island’s bio diversity. Drew Pettit, director of Conservation Services, told the Bermuda Sun “More and more the Department of Conservation […]

PMI Nutrition International Initiates Voluntary Recall of AquaMax™ Products; Expands Voluntary Recall of Mazuri® and LabDiet®Feed Products Due to Potential Elevated Vitamin D Level

recalled guinea pig food

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – PMI Nutrition International is initiating a voluntary recall of certain varieties of the AquaMax™ feed products with specific lot codes listed below, due to the potential for elevated vitamin D levels. Although no customer complaints have been received to date, the products are being recalled due to analytical test results that […]

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

flying carpet guinea pig peruvian

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 […]

Flat Bonnie Makes Flat Cavies for A Cause

guinea pigs named The Nelson Twins with their Flat Cavies

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 […]


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