What Do Guinea Pigs Need?

Inquisitive white and ginger guinea pig sitting on the lawn

We’ve created the definitive Guinea Pig Starter Kit List which is a Shopping Guide showing you all the essential items you’ll need to buy for your new pets. These recommendations also have links to where you can buy the items.

Best Indoor Guinea Pig Cages – Buying Guide

ginger and white guinea pig looking out of his cage

With so many indoor cages for sale in pet shops and online it is difficult to know which one is best. If you are unsure what to look for, this guide will help you determine what is a good guinea pig cage, and also what to avoid, to help you find the perfect indoor cage for your guinea pigs.

What is the Best Bedding for Guinea Pigs?

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There are many different types of bedding to choose from for your guinea pigs’ cage with everything from traditional pine shavings to fleece liners. When deciding on which guinea pig bedding to use, you need to consider the absorbency, smell and cost but you…

What is the Best Hay for Guinea Pigs?

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Grass hay is the most important part of a guinea pig’s diet and should form 80% of their daily diet. The best type of grass hay for adult guinea pigs is long stem Timothy Hay and Meadow Hay and this essential food source should…

Guinea Pig Pellet Food – A Complete Guide for 2021

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Dry pellet food is an important part of your guinea pig’s daily diet and these specially formulated nuggets are made to meet the unique needs of a guinea pig’s dietary and nutritional requirements. It’s important to buy good quality pellet food for your guinea…

C&C Cages for Guinea Pigs UK

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Quick Links What is a C&C Cage? What does C&C stand for? What do I need to for a C&C cage? C&C cage sizes What you need for 2×3, 2×4, 2×5, 2×6 How to make a C&C cage step by step How to make…

Best Guinea Pig Hutches: THE ULTIMATE Buying Guide

black and white guinea pig peeking out of wooden hideout

If you are housing your guinea pig in an outdoor hutch, you will need to buy a good, large solid and sturdy wooden hutch where your guinea pigs feel safe and happy. The hutch will also need to stand up to bad weather and…

What are the Best Guinea Pig Beds & Hideouts 2021?

guinea pig in a woven ball hideout

There are many different types of beds and hideouts for guinea pigs with everything from patterned fleece hammocks, snuggle sacks and cuddle cups, to wooden hides that can be tucked away in the corner or those that look like more luxury log cabins. Quick…

Best Guinea Pig Runs for Indoors & Outdoors

ginger guinea pig outdoors eating grass

The best guinea pig runs and playpens like the large Outdoor Trixie Run will offer plenty of space for your guinea pigs to exercise and run around. These enclosures must also be secure, providing a safe environment for your small pets to play. Best…

What are the best toys for guinea pigs 2021?

cute short haired guinea pig

There are many toys you can buy for guinea pigs but not all of them are safe and many are not the kind of toy a guinea pig will play with or use. So we’ve put together this “Best Toys for Guinea Pigs” guide…