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  1. 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?
  2. 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...
  3. 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?
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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.
  10. 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!❤
  11. 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...
  12. 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 :)
  13. 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
  14. 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?
  15. Charlotte Lines

    Curing Boredom!

    i got my 3 boys about 18months ago, they were fine at first but eventually started getting a little fed up with each other and other time it's gotten worse and worse. I clean out there cage as often as I can and wash there house and food bowl etc. to rid of their scents. I also have a hay ball...
  16. ally_mav

    Diy Piggy Toy Ideas........

    Hey everyone, I was just wondering what other DIY toys people make for there pigs... Pig toys from pet shops, even Ebay can cost a fortune, and even the best pig toys around don't last that long with my pigs, there chewed within a inch of life within a day or two...... My pigs like the usual...
  17. M

    Should I Get Her A New Cage?

    My Guinea pig is around 4-5 years old, I don't remember exactly when we got her but she is a little old. Her sister recently passed away from an unknown health problem, so I've been keeping my remaining piggie busy. Getting a new pig is out of the question, I just can't afford it. Plus, when my...
  18. Chewbacca2004

    Diy? Houses Treats And Toys

    Hello Recently in the colder months I have been trying to find cost effective and fun toys treats and houses for the pigs as it is too wet and chilly for them to go out in the run I have tried lots of options but would like to hear your tutorial suggestions! To start it off I'd recommend the...
  19. Chewbacca2004

    Diy? Houses, Toys, Treats?

    Hello there My pigs are always looking for fun toys and houses to explore but unfortunately they are rly expensive and often my pigs won't even use them :td: so I was wondering if any of you have found any easy tutorials that your guineas have liked!
  20. REBrowning

    Soft Toy Recommendation

    Hi :) I have two pairs of male guinea pigs. To keep them distracted from getting excited over each other i've been recommended to buy a couple of soft toys to put in their hutches that might distract them from basically humping each other (sorry to be blunt!) I'm a bit nervous about which...