All about fatty eye!

Fatty eye is a genetic condition in guinea pigs. It makes the ‘pink’ area of the eye ( called the mucosa) become enlarged and eyes look droopy. This is usually a slow process and takes place over a couple of years. It is also found in piggies with a heart condition, so if your piggie…

What to feed your guinea pig

Guinea pigs love their food! They eat often and frequently. They do love treats and variety. Hay, Hay and more Hay The key thing to remember is that hay represently 70% of their diet and this provides not only the fibre for their gut, but will assist in wearing down their constantly growing teeth. There…

How to hold a guinea pig

Guinea pigs are the most delightful pets and they will really love to be with you and be held with you if they are not frightened. The first thing is to know how to hold your guinea pig, and in order to do this, you need to consider the guinea pig first in this equation.…