1. DanielleParkes

    New Guinea Owner!

    I recently bought 2 male guinea pigs at 20 weeks old and I was advised to hold them for at least 30 minutes a day so they can get used to human contact. One of them if very active and makes squeaking noise and will take food from my hand whilst the other just scuttles up to my neck and will lay...
  2. J

    Buying From A Breeder

    I have been enquiring about a couple of young pure bred guinea pigs. Their owner is a judge at shows which I felt encourage by. I felt that buying from here was a much better option than a pet shop. However he has just told me that he owns over 50 guinea pigs. Is this something that should put...
  3. badger2503

    First Time Piggies...bedding And Location Questions!

    Hi, I've got two boar guinea pigs reserved to pick up next month while I get everything ready for them. They're a bonded pair and their birthday is on the 5th of April 2017. I'm so excited! One is a teddy and the other is a crested (I think?). I have a couple of questions related to the space...
  4. Afton<3

    A New Addition To The Family!

    So I am so excited to introduce you all to Kuro Usagi! He was just rehomed to me tonight and I am over the moon! :)):clap: Ps his name is Japanese and means Black Rabbit ( I love Japanese/anime things lol) he will get Kuro for short:)
  5. Annie Robbins

    Very Shy New Piggy

    Hey everyone, I have adopted a new 4 month old female piggy. I currently have her in quarantine away from my other piggy. It is day 3 since I have brought her home, and I have not held her just so she can adjust to her surroundings. Also, she is in a quiet room. She will not leave her...
  6. guineabee

    Is My Piggie Sick (allergy Or Uri?)

    Hi, I'm from the USA. My husband and I just bought two baby piggies from Petsmart (and now I know not to ever do that again because they may have come from a supplier that mistreats the animals). One of them has a little crust around her nose, and every once and a while she will let out a...
  7. TheLottiediarys

    Losing A Guinea And Gaining A Guinea.

    Unfortunately everything is happening a once. Sadly we lost our oldest female, Taini, this time last week, Which, unfortunately has happened around the same time we've gained two new piggies. Very suddenly last Sunday, Taini our 7 year old female who was living with a boar called Bear and two...
  8. guineabee

    Gaining Our New Pups' Trust - Did We Mess It Up?!

    My husband and I are guinea pig parents for the first time! We bought 2 4-month old girls 3 days ago. We got them from Petsmart and they are not used to human contact really at all (from what the employee told us). The night we bought them we put them in their cage and left them alone all night...
  9. Aliceandbuddy

    What Are Your Schedules? Advice

    Hello, I have a 5 month old guinea pig. He's the only one so doesn't have to fight for food or anything (rescued him and he is used to being alone- although he loves snuggles with the dog) and I asked the vet what his feeding schedule should be and he said to make sure he has veg, hay and guinea...
  10. Cherrychops100

    How Much Veggies?

    I have 3 sows, 2 are about 13 weeks and the other one is about 8 weeks. How much veggies should I give per pig, per day (in grams or cups) If you could tell me what you would feed them and portion sizes everyday (For example how much of a cucumber?) Today I am giving them; 1/8 cup pellets x3...
  11. Howard&Vince

    Meet Miss Fluffy Bum And Miss Peachy Bum

    After a great recommendation from a fellow guinea pig fan I collected Miss Fluffy Bum and Miss Peachy Bum from This Little Piggie in Richmond this morning ... After giving them a thorough check they are now relaxing and getting used to the their new home! The Sheltie is Fluffy Bum and the...
  12. VeganIzzy

    Guinea Pig Stressed And Horny

    So I got two Guinea Pigs yesterday, they are sisters. I handled one today, Parsnip, and she was happy to be out of the cage, however upon Parsnip leaving, Raisin began running around and biting on the cage, so I put Parsnip back in. I am worried however as Raisin has been what seems to be...
  13. VeganIzzy

    Guinea Pig Routines?

    This was also posted in another category but I received no replies so am searching for hope in this one! I am getting two Guinea Pigs tomorrow, they're boys and both are two and a half. They're from a friend who couldn't look after them any longer. I was reading upon routines and schedules, and...
  14. WafflesCupcakes

    What Color Is This? Never Seen This Color Pig Before

    hello! I usually don't care much about knowing the exact colour of my pets but I just bought a male baby (I was told he was an aby?) guinea pig and he has red eyes, rosettes fur and grey/brown and red fur. I was wondering what his color was called. I was thinking tortie, but I have a tortie cat...
  15. Celine298

    New Girl

    I'd like everyone to meet the new baby, Lola-Jean! She's an Abby, like my other piggy Sunny. they've had a quick introduction, and it was a massive success! Sunny did a bit of rumble-strutting, a lot of grooming of her little face and seems absolutely delighted to have a new sister...
  16. Cookie&JayJay

    What Can I Feed My Guinea Pigs To Spice Up Their Boring Daily Food Routine?

    Hello, I am new to this forum, and don't quite know how it works, so sorry if I'm asking in the wrong place. I have two guinea pigs, Cookie and Jay Jay. They are both super fat and eat a lot, but everyday eat the same boring things, like cabbage, silver beet, red and yellow silver beet, stuff...
  17. K

    Scared Cavy?

    So I got this little piggy a couple weeks ago and shes still TERRIFIED. I am well aware it takes time for a new cavy to become relaxed and settle in there new home, and even longer to tame them. when i got her i left her alone for about 4 days, only talking to her softly, and only for a brief...
  18. M

    Scruffbag And Binky! Noob Here, Please Help!

    hello! I got my first 2 guinepigs 2 weeks ago from Pets T home, 2 girls, Scruffbag and Binky. I love them and want to do right by them so some experienced owner feedback would be awesome! I'll put pictures of them and their setup below. They get a handful of nuggets each day, unlimited...
  19. Brianna Nordin

    What Could This Be?

    I just got my baby girl Mina and noticed her eye was different the other. Any clue what it could be?
  20. Guineapigfeet


    I don't know if this is the right place to put this , but I love the extra green and the grass background :nod: