Guinea pig diet

What do my guinea pigs need?

Bring on the hay! Just like rabbits, the main part of a guinea pigs diet is the hay, this is important for their digestive health and the health of their teeth as they never stop growing! Guinea pigs need to have access to hay 24/7.

Did you know?

Guinea pigs do not have the ability to make their own vitamin C. To keep your guinea pigs healthy, they need to have vitamin C in their diet or as a supplement. Some foods high in vitamin C are bell peppers, spinach, and parsley.

Know your guinea pigs!

It’s important to Adjust feeding quantities to prevent them from becoming underweight or overweight. The quantity of food guinea pigs need depends on their age, lifestyle, and general health. If they become overweight this may cause health problems.

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