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  1. dannif_piggies

    Toy/boredom breaker ideas

    Hi all, I'm wanting to get a larger selection of enrichment together for my piggies, they have some enrichment and I often make them things from toilet roll tubes etc, but I was wondering. Is there anything that others have used that may have not been originally intended for piggies? Looking...
  2. dannif_piggies

    Guinea Pig (and hamster) accessories websites?

    Hey everyone, just wondering if anyone knows of cheap (but good) guinea pig (and/or hamster) accessories websites. Ive used zooplus and petplanet, but are there any others that people recommend. Ideally looking for the smaller (less obvious) places, so not eBay... Amazon... etc. I would also...
  3. LothianCavies

    Preferred brands and stores UK

    Hello, My three boys are doing very nicely so far and we have made them a rather large indoor enclosure in the hope we can avoid a fallout during their upcoming tricky months. Now I am hoping for advise and recommendations from uk piggie owners. Which food brands do you recommend? Is there an...
  4. oofitsnaomi

    What do piggies like to do?

    I went shopping for guinea pig supplies yesterday to prepare for when I bring the piggies home and I got some things. Hideouts, bendy bridge, chew toys etc. I got the mandatory stuff. But what do guinea pigs like to do for fun? I know hamsters like puzzle toys but what do guinea pigs like to do...
  5. GeorgiaHarris

    online toy shops?

    I want to get some new toys for my two boys and I really like the look of the ones from Zoe and Lilos toy box however they're pretty expensive and I live in the UK. Does anyone know of any good online stores that are similar to them and are decently priced?
  6. J

    Bored, lonely guinea pig?

    I have a four year old guinea pig whose friend passed away about six months ago. My guinea pig didn't really care that her friend was gone, she was eating and drinking normally and she didn't gain or lose any weight. She didn't get depressed or anything like that. But lately i just don't know...
  7. Kiko+Peanut

    How To Keep A Piggy Entertained

    So I have seen many methods of people doing different things to keep there piglets happy. Some really cool. Some really bad. Some just plain dangerous. What do you do to keep your babies happy?
  8. alf1et

    Safe Guinea Pig Toys

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could please help me, I have been doing lots of research for about 6/7 months because I am getting 2 baby American guinea pigs and I can't find any information on weather or not RUBBER toys are safe for guinea pigs. I was wondering if anyone could please help me...
  9. Gia

    Favorite Etsy Shop?

    I've been looking through Etsy for cozies lately, but can't seem to find a ton I like. Do you guys have any favorite shops for cozies or toys? Also, do you guys have any tips for making your own?
  10. Gia

    Treats And Enrichment

    I just thought I'd share some of the things my pigs really like, that are easy to make. 1. Dried Carrots Slice carrots into thin coins. Put in oven at 175 F until desired dry-ness (Is dry-ness even a word?). 2. Dried forage Collect forage and dry it the same way as the carrots. 3. Forage...
  11. RebelsHope

    Making Toys With Local Sourced Wood

    I have two guinea pigs, two gerbils, and one chinchilla. We all live in Illinois, so, not the UK.I can go though a lot of toys! I was totally psyched to find out that they could eat cottonwood and grapevines. So I have been making a lot of toys as I try to rid my garden of wild grape. I also...
  12. Jesse's pigs

    Do I Buy?

    Well my Mo has always loved having a tube to run through and chewing on cardboard. So he nearly always has a toilet tube to chew on (and toss about) aswell as one of those cardboard tubes from pets at home. It's his favourite (those of you who follow his Instagram have probably seen the tube...
  13. JR.piggies

    Guinea Pig Chewable Toys

    Hi, i was just wondering if there are any popular edible toys for guineas, as mine has only one for now he has a little cardboard tube which he loves. I just wanted to see if there are any really good ones out there that are popular with most piggies as i dont really want to buy something he...
  14. JodiXD

    Lone Guinea Pig Wellbeing

    Hi everyone :) Beforehand tl;dr : I have a single 1yr old boar, I'm a bit worried that he's depressed, he won't mix with other boars and I am unsure about getting him neutered. General advice? The details: So I have a lone guinea called Oliver, and he's almost a year old now. I'm a student...
  15. pnwgranny

    Eli's New Ball

    He loves this and even takes it with him at night into his hidden house when he sleeps. We got several and have them put up for when he eats this one.
  16. kara02

    New Toys!

    Hi! I'm looking to buy Custard some new toys to keep him happy during the day whilst I'm out. I was wondering what toys your piggies love so I can add them to Custard's fairly big collection! Thank you!❤
  17. Alexandra West

    Guinea Pig "hamster" Ball Opinions.

    What do you think of the XXL hamster balls that petstores market for piggies? I personally think it's cruel to put any animal into a plastic ball without access for food or drink. What are your opinions? Do you like them? Do you use them for your piggies? I'd like to hear opinions on this. And...
  18. MJG

    Best Toys For Floor Time?!

    Hey guys :) Just wondering everyone's opinion , so for floor time I let boys explore my spare room and I've got tunnels , a house , couple of chews , some guniea pig chew balls . Is there anything else anyone could suggest to add to their playtime? I just don't want them to be bored :)
  19. TheCavySlave

    Important- Are These Toys Safe?

    I recently bought these and want to make sure they're not going to hurt my babies (sorry for the huge pics): The house is made from card, covered in hay and the top is dried carrot
  20. coco&chanel

    Brown Paper Packaging?

    Hi, So I've had a few deliveries lately and have loads of card board boxes and brown paper stuff. I was wondering if this was piggy safe? If so, any any ideas of what I can make out of it?
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