Vitakraft Sunseed Goes Green with New Eco-Bedding for Small Animals

Vitakraft Bedding

Bedding is made of 100 percent recycled paper for pet rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, ferrets and chinchillas BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Holly Hoffman, Director of Marketing for Vitakraft Sunseed is pleased to introduce the new ECO-Bedding for small animals. The clean, absorbent and dust-free bedding is made of 100 percent recycled double-layer paper and […]

What the Proper Cage Size for Guinea Pigs?

Properly sized Guinea Pig cage with loft

One of the questions we get asked most at Cavy Haven is, “What the proper cage size is for guinea pigs?” Many people are only aware of the habitats they have seen in pet stores and so part of our application process includes education on cages. We have found that people are very open to […]

Guinea Pig Cage Tips and Techniques to Prevent Chewing

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Over the years, I’ve had a number of pigs that have taken the occasional taste-test of coroplast. The old cage had plenty of small chew marks here and there. I suspect there is something about the texture of coroplast that numerous guinea pigs find irresistible. It’s also fairly easy to chew through (unlike metal bars or wooden houses), […]

Cage Tips for Preventing Fleece Bedding Burrowing

PVC pipe frame for fleece

Fleece is a great bedding choice for guinea pigs, although it can have its difficulties. Many guinea pigs enjoy their fleece bedding and some of them love it best from underneath: they burrow under the fleece. This can be messy. They’ll eat the newspaper or chew on whatever you have under the fleece to absorb the urine. Or worse, […]

Wild West themed wooden guinea pig houses and beach retreat

wild west theme guinea pig houses

Remember the wooden guinea pig houses and hay wagon in our earlier posts? We just found out that they are adding a new Wild West themed collection of cavy hideaways and wanted to share their pictures here. If westerns don't suit your taste, they al…

Wooden "Storybook" guinea pig house

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"Where is my daily delivery of lettuce?" -PeachesWhee piggies love this charming cavy sized wood cottage made by OC Cavy Haven. It is called the "Storybook House", which is the perfect name for it as it really does look like somethi…

Wooden guinea pig hay wagon

Wooden guinea pig hay wagon

"Umm, is something missing here?"Whee guinea pigs have been thoroughly enjoying our new toys from OC Cavy Haven. First up is this sturdy wooden wagon made for holding hay.Read more »

Upgrading to An Adult Size Guinea Pig Cage, Built For Two

the ultimate guinea pig cage

Guinea pigs in pet stores are young and half the size of a full grown adult. As such, commercially sold guinea pig cages are labelled as “Starter Kits” or “First Homes.” However, those same pet stores that sell young guinea pigs do not sell cage upgrades for adults. This is a big problem in guinea […]

New Leadership, Investment, Products and Alliances Pave the way for Success at Absorption Corp

CareFRESH Habitat Products

Ferndale, Washington– Absorption Corp announces a series of investments in business development, sales & marketing and strategic alliances focused on structuring the company for growth in bedding, litter, enrichment and food. Throughout 2011 and into 2012 the company invested in virtually all aspects of its businesses; some notable changes include: • CEO, COO, CDO and […]

Custom built wooden guinea pig houses and hay wagon

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Whee piggies were thrilled when presented with these custom built wooden guinea pig houses our humans bought from our favorite rescue, Orange County Cavy Haven! Fleece cozies and hideaways are ideal for staying snug in chilly weather, but these wooden…

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