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  1. E

    Is getting 4 sisters a good idea?

    Hello! I am totally new here and have been researching all I can from this fabulous forum, I have had pigs in the past so am totally aware of all their needs. I am getting 4 piggy sisters at the end of this month and would like some advice if anyone can help me please?! Firstly, is this a...
  2. D

    Help! My new guinea pig worries me!

    Hi, I recently got my first pet a new guinea pig (pocket), last Thursday. A person in my neighborhood was giving him away because his new guinea pig wasn't getting along with this one. Pocket was slowly opening up and at the beginning wasn't eating but is now eating well. I have a few things to...
  3. SamPickles

    2 Female Guinea Pigs Bonding Worries

    Hey, I'm Sam and just got became a new guinea pig owner. About a week ago I went to get Mabel, at Petsmart. They told me she was only 8 weeks old. Then today (a week later) I went to get Luna, another female guinea pig from Petsmart. When they are together in the same cage Luna just seems to...
  4. Jesse's pigs

    Trying something new for Steve

    So I was scrolling through buying hay for the boys when I came across this (there are a few others as well- one that helps with bladder/kidney problems, general well-being and also dental pain). I’ve never heard of it before but at this stage willing to try anything for Steve’s reoccurring...
  5. T

    FIRST TIME PIGGY Mama

    Hi everyone. I'm a first time piggy mama! I got two female piggies. Called Brenda and Cindy! I've joined the forum for advise and more infor into looking after my piggies! They are 7 weeks old so brand new little ones Xx
  6. zoe.sterns

    New Baby Guinea with Issues? please help

    ok so today i picked up my two 5 week old silkie board from a breeder. one of them has me a little worried. he has a weird scar on his eye and what seemed to be a pimple or scab on his neck? both small. he also is pretty slobbery and has a lot of saliva in his mouth? the next off thing is that...
  7. K

    Need Some Advice for a New Pig Owner

    Hey everyone! I have two piggies. One is about 3 months and the other is about 5. They were hesitate to like each other at first but are now the best of friends. They do everything together. I got the 3 month old first and didn’t get the second until after she was off of her medicine because I...
  8. Y

    Scary guinea pig

    Hey, I bought pigs two weeks ago. They're still scared of me ... I tried the tips you offered me: Cover the cage, feed it ... What else can you do?
  9. O

    new guinea pigs: how am i doing? anything i should know?

    hi all :) i bought my 6 week old guinea pigs yesterday from a pet store (i couldn't find a rescue near me). one is crested (crystal) and the other is an american (lulu), i was told they are girls. they're currently living in a 2x5 c&c cage with a corflute liner. i've also lined the corflute with...
  10. G

    Daily Routine

    Hi! I have two boars (Patches and Carmal). Due to this forum, I now know that guinea pigs love routine. I’ve made a sample routine and was wondering if it’s ok. This is just for summer btw. I will be skipping vegetables since they have soft poop...
  11. MBennett

    My Guinea Panda; picky eater (and some other stuff!)

    Hi! I joined this forum because I’m told my guinea is “weird” and I’m concerned there’s something I’m doing wrong. So the short of it is: •she hates being picked up, I’ve had her for almost 3 months and kicks and runs and around every time I try (never displayed any aggressive behavior towards...
  12. V

    When should I Start Picking Up My Guinea Pigs?

    Hello! New Here & New owner! I adopted a teddy sow pair from a nearby rescue, (Stella & Luna) and I've had them for just over 2 weeks now. I have YouTube Vids of them in a playlist if ppl wanna see them. I'd like to know when it would be the best time to handle them and get them used to...
  13. M

    do i need to get this?

    hi! I'm right now researching to get guinea pigs! i just read an article that said pigs need mineral blocks, salt blocks and vitamin tablets. i have not read this on any other websites and i want to check if this is true. thanks! :roll:
  14. SydneySharkk

    Friend for my pig?

    Hi, this is my first post on here so I hope I’m doing this right. I have a female pig named Piggy, I adopted her about two months ago from a classmate who couldn’t take care of her anymore, she told me she was about 2.5 years old and they “rescued” her from someone before them. I got the...
  15. denverguineas

    New Family Member!

    I took my two boys Rocky and Capone to the local rescue to do a bit of boar dating today. They were separated on January 14th. Unfortunately Rocky did not find a suitable match, he was too dominant for any of the males at the shelter. My plan next is to get Rocky neutered and find a nice sow...
  16. M

    scared guinea pig!

    Hello! One of my abbyruvian guinea pigs is really scared. Her companion who is slightly older than her allows me to hold her, carry her around and play with her. However, when I try to do that with her, she hisses and runs away then cowers in the corner. She does not respond to any bribery like...
  17. P

    New Cage!😍

    Guys, I am in love with the new guinea pig cage😍 Theyve got SO much more room to run about compared to the little pet shop cage we first got. I'm so happy with it & the guinea pigs have been popcorning like mad! Expensive, but worth every penny!❤❤❤
  18. JEFF&JOJO

    First night together!

    Hi there, I’m new here and just looking for a bit of advice. We have just adopted a new Guinea pig today from a rescue. He is a 1.5 year old male and had always lived alone. We needed a new companion for our 10 month old male as he lost his friend recently. The bonding has gone pretty well and...
  19. D

    Lone guinea pig - what to do?

    About 2 weeks ago, we picked up a lone little boy from a breeder. The breeder sold him alone because he was born in a litter of only girls, and all of the other baby guinea pigs from that breeder were also little girls. Very early on, the breeder isolated our little guy away from his mum and...
  20. M

    2 Girls Fighting

    Hi Everyone I have just joined. I have 2 female guinea pigs, they are only 8-12 weeks old and we have had them for nearly two weeks. They have a two tier hutch, with toys, varied diet etc and come out for floor time every evening for a couple of hours. Tonight however the slightly larger one...
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