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Behavior Social Animals
Teresa Murphy
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What being a 'Social Animal' means As social animals, guinea pigs need to live with other guinea pigs. If you are considering keeping guinea pigs as pets, it is always best to have two, and this article will tell you why. Progressive countries that put animal welfare first legally require two...
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Teresa Murphy
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Hay, Guinea Pig, or Bedding Allergies? It can be hard to pin down the real culprit when one is having an allergic reaction around pet guinea pigs. When guinea pigs are new to the family, the typical assumption is that it's the guinea pigs. But 9 times out of 10, it's the hay. Allergies to...
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Quality of Life Problems with smell?
Teresa Murphy
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The Problem with Smell The fact that many of these cages will start to smell after a while may seem like a minor point, but it can lead to serious consequences later. Here is a typical newbie guinea pig story. Picture if you will, a young adult who must have a guinea pig. The parents finally...
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Teresa Murphy
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Don't Rely -- VERIFY! No matter what anyone tells you, verify the sex of your guinea pigs BEFORE you put them together -- especially if you got your guinea pig from a pet store. Pet stores are notorious for getting it wrong frequently -- all kinds of pet stores -- from Mom and Pop stores to the...
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Teresa Murphy
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Managing with Males ⚣ The same advice here about males can be helpful if you have one of those rarer DIVA female situations as well. Two is Company Two males will get along the vast majority of the time. And males should have a friend, so it’s important to understand how to successfully pair...
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Teresa Murphy
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UNLIMITED Timothy Hay (or a grass hay) is required for guinea pigs. Hay is not just a treat! For young cavies under the age of 4 months and pregnant or lactating mothers, alfalfa hay is also recommended. For those cavies, you could mix half Timothy and alfalfa. Since alfalfa hay is a legume, not...

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