15 Guinea Pig Sounds and What They Mean 🔉 (With Audio)
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15 Guinea Pig Sounds and What They Mean 🔉 (With Audio)

Guinea pigs make a plethora of sounds that can be difficult to understand, especially if you’re new to caring for them. They wheek when they’re happy, chirp when alarmed, and chatter their teeth when annoyed. There are also certain sounds that indicate a guinea pig is sick, such as wheezing, snoring, or moaning. In this…

Guinea Pig Teeth Chattering: What It Tells You About Their Mood
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Guinea Pig Teeth Chattering: What It Tells You About Their Mood

Guinea pigs chatter their teeth to assert boundaries or when they’re angry, annoyed, or upset. It’s normal for cage mates to bicker, especially if they’re newly bonded, and you typically shouldn’t separate them unless they injure one another. If your guinea pig is chattering their teeth at you, stop what you’re doing and give them…

27 Enrichment Ideas for Guinea Pigs: Activities, Toys, & More
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27 Enrichment Ideas for Guinea Pigs: Activities, Toys, & More

The most important enrichment for guinea pigs includes a large cage, places to hide, and other guinea pig companions. Once you have these covered, try other activities such as floor time, enrichment toys such as hay mats, or food enrichment such as scatter feeding. In this article, we’ll discuss 27 ways to provide enrichment for…

Depression in Guinea Pigs: Signs & How to Help
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Depression in Guinea Pigs: Signs & How to Help

Depression in guinea pigs can happen for a number of reasons, including living alone, lacking space in their cage, losing a cage mate, or recovering from illness. Signs of depression in guinea pigs include lethargy, poor appetite, aggressive behavior, and barbering. In this article, we’ll discuss everything there is to know about depression in guinea…

How to Grow Grass for Guinea Pigs: From Seeds to Wheeks in 7 Steps
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How to Grow Grass for Guinea Pigs: From Seeds to Wheeks in 7 Steps

Guinea pigs love to munch on fresh grass, and growing your own grass for them is not only a cost-effective option but also provides them with a nutritious and flavorful meal. Whether you choose to grow grass indoors or outdoors, you can use several methods and materials to successfully cultivate grass for your furry friends….