Lets take a closer look at Guinea Pigs

Did you know that they are neither pigs, nor did they come from Guinea, or cost a guinea (an old British coin worth £1.05)? The name pig most likely came from their shape, and also from the endearing squeaking noises that they make. The scientific name for the guinea pig is Cavia porcellus , and porcellus means little pig in Latin. This is also why you may hear of them being referred to as Cavies. Read on to find out more fascinating facts about these delightful pets.

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Megan, 16 April 2019

Ive had a guinea pig for 9 months and 4 and i only have one cause my parents wont let me get two what do she got a 30 in, 17 and 3/4, 17and 3/8 and she has no side effects of depression or any lonelyness and she gets scared when i tryed to pick her up from the side but she licks me and will feed right out of my hand it just im worried about her getting depressed so tell me what to do im only a kid and need help and tell me how to tame her also i got her from petco or pet smart so when u get this respond back cause i need help


Terri, 4 April 2019

My guinea pig has sores n hair loss on his side


Harriet, 13 May 2018

I@m new to this website and i love it. last year i got a guinea pig for my birthday having wanted one for years and i just love looking at all the different toys for them.


Angela, 26 September 2016

Looking for a long haired guinea pig in Los Angeles. Can you help me please?

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