Calculate Your Guinea Pig’s Age in Human Years

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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 […]

Why We Do Not Support Breeding Guinea Pigs/Cavies

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In honor of Adopt Rescued Guinea Pigs Month in March, we here at the Cali Cavy Collective want to explain why we advocate against breeding guinea pigs and instead support rescue organizations and adoption. There are already many homeless guinea pigs in shelters everywhere whom are put to sleep if they are not adopted within a predetermined number […]

Memorial Candle Lighting for Peter Gurney

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This email has been circulating in honor of Peter Gurney. We felt it was important to post here as a reference for all guinea pig lovers who may wish to join. You are invited to participate in our annual “Memorial Candle Lighting for Peter Gurney” on March 9th, 2012, at 8:00 pm, in your particular […]

Tips for Responsible Use and Disposal of Pet Medications

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The same products that save lives can be harmful if used the wrong way or disposed of incorrectly. Expired and mixed medications end up in the environment where it can cause serious damage. As an animal lover, there are steps you can take to address proper use and disposal of medical products to make the […]

Luxury Pet Resort at Disney Unimpressive for Guinea Pigs

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While recently visiting Florida, I decided to drop by the new luxury pet resort built last year. I imagined my guinea pigs spending their days with perfect manicures popcorning through fresh salads while I spent the day at the amusement park. It is Disney so add some magic sound effects and fairy dust to that […]

Global Pet Expo’s Guinea Pig Highlights

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Global Pet Expo didn’t disappoint guinea pig enthusiasts. Products in development to be released in the next few months will shape the way we care for our beloved pets. These are Guinea Pig Today’s top three highlights of interest to guinea pig owners. Oxbow’s “Natural Science” Line of Products Watch for this striking red package […]

Purina Small Animals Food Launches in PetSmart Stores Nationwide

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ST. LOUIS, MO — Animal lovers can now take advantage of the history and research behind Purina® for their small animals with Purina® Garden Recipe® and Purina® Small Animals Treats launching in the more than 1,100 PetSmart® stores across the nation. “All pets, no matter how small, quickly become cherished family members,” said Gabriela Bonadonna, […]

Guinea Pig Food Pyramid

Guinea Pig Food Pyramid

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 […]

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…

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