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Natalee

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so I have afew small pieces of wood that I want to paint and turn into chews but I'm not sure if the paint I have is safe is says on the paint bottle 'water based and nontoxic' and the paint i have is by plaid its the apple barrel ones. I just want to be sure its safe.if anyone who knows if it is or not please let me no:)
 
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Welcome to the forum :) I wouldn't risk it... My motto is with piggies and food stuff etc.... If in doubt leave it out.

How many piggies do you have?
I agree with Lee. I wouldn't risk it. My pigs love chewing toilet roll tube more than any of their other toy. Especially I the tubes are filled with hay;)
 

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Welcome to the forum :) I wouldn't risk it... My motto is with piggies and food stuff etc.... If in doubt leave it out.

How many piggies do you have?
hi thank you for helping:) i currently don't have any piggies i am probably getting my first piggies in may (because we are moving) i wanted to ask if it is ok to still give them the small pieces of wood to chew on? and i post videos on youtube about my preparation on getting my guinea pigs if you would like to check it out here is the link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpZl73ksG5SQz_ave5KxNFQthank thank you again:)
 
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Well done for doing your research first. Wood chews are not that important. They will keep their teeth worn down with hay of which you need to feed unlimited... May be worth having a read of some info threads here. Will check out your youtube channel. We have one too :) here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwAN8yZPiqk0l0yzZuhbAlA

Food list https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk...or-a-balanced-general-guinea-pig-diet.116460/

Veggies and food list do's and don'ts https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk...veg-and-fruit-list-with-vitamin-c-grading.42/

Settling in piggies https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk/threads/how-do-i-settle-shy-new-guinea-pigs.36239/
 

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Well done for doing your research first. Wood chews are not that important. They will keep their teeth worn down with hay of which you need to feed unlimited... May be worth having a read of some info threads here. Will check out your youtube channel. We have one too :) here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwAN8yZPiqk0l0yzZuhbAlA

Food list https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk...or-a-balanced-general-guinea-pig-diet.116460/

Veggies and food list do's and don'ts https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk...veg-and-fruit-list-with-vitamin-c-grading.42/

Settling in piggies https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk/threads/how-do-i-settle-shy-new-guinea-pigs.36239/
thank you very much for all you're help i want to make sure i take the best possible care of my guinea pig:)
 

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There are some things you can give your pigs to chew that they will love. Personally all of mine have shunned any shop brought treats or wooden chews in favour of nature. I used to have a small apple tree and would give them very small branches from that which they loved chewing and as for treats... I've learnt nothing beats veggies and fruits lol
 
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