Guinea Pig Adoption

cute grey guinea pig in the outdoors

If you can adopt a guinea pig from a rescue centre, you have the potential to transform that little pet’s life. With hundreds of guinea pigs in rescue shelters all over the UK, these small pets with the most adorable personalities are desperately in…

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.

Can a Guinea Pig Live Alone?

pair of guinea pig friends

Can a Guinea Pig Live Alone?

Long Haired vs Short Haired Guinea Pigs

long haired guinea pig in the grass

If you’re thinking about getting a guinea pig, you may not have considered whether you want a long or short-haired breed.  Although this might seem a fairly trivial choice, there are significant differences when it comes to caring for these different hair types. So…

Guinea Pig Names

two guinea pigs nose to nose

When you get your new guinea pigs, you’ll need to think about what you are going to call them. With so many names to choose from, this can be a little daunting but we have over 400 good name ideas to help you decide…

DON’T Buy Guinea Pigs for Christmas!

black and white guinea pig peeping out of a handbag

It is a sad fact that many guinea pigs end up in rescue centres after Christmas. They end up as unwanted gifts given by someone who may be well meaning who wants to surprise a child, friend or relative. There are many reasons why…