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…

Guinea Pig Floor Time: How to Provide a Safe and Fun Experience
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Guinea Pig Floor Time: How to Provide a Safe and Fun Experience

We all want to provide our guinea pigs with the best care possible, but there’s a lot of conflicting advice out there! You might have a lot of questions about floor time in particular. Setting up a space for floor time requires a space as large or larger than their cage. Use C&C grids or…

Guinea Pig Cage Setup: How to Make an Enriching Home for Your Piggies
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Guinea Pig Cage Setup: How to Make an Enriching Home for Your Piggies

Preparing for your first guinea pigs is so exciting, but can also be confusing. Everyone seems to have different opinions on what is required, what is optional, and how you should set up a guinea pig cage. You want to have everything ready to go when your guinea pigs come home, and it’s so easy…

Fleece Bedding for Guinea Pigs: Pros and Cons & How to Use It
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Fleece Bedding for Guinea Pigs: Pros and Cons & How to Use It

Fleece bedding for guinea pigs is popular amongst piggy parents, whether they want a nice-looking cage or the comfiest home for their fur babies. Fleece bedding comes in many styles, looks great, and is comfortable on guinea pigs’ feet. It’s also cheaper in the long run than disposable bedding, eco-friendly, and doesn’t contain dust that…

Bath Mats for Guinea Pigs: Pros & Cons of Using Chenille Rugs as Bedding
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Bath Mats for Guinea Pigs: Pros & Cons of Using Chenille Rugs as Bedding

If you’ve read our post on the best types of guinea pig bedding, you know which bedding options are safe and which ones should not be used. A type of bedding that is becoming increasingly popular is bath mats, also called Chenille rugs. If you’ve been considering switching to this type of bedding, we bring…

What Can Guinea Pigs Chew On? A List of Safe, Healthy Chewables for your Cavies
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What Can Guinea Pigs Chew On? A List of Safe, Healthy Chewables for your Cavies

Did you know your cute cavy has teeth that never stop growing? Though it may sound hard to believe, the fact is, it’s true! Much like other Rodentia and those of the Lagomorpha species, guinea pigs have pearly whites that will grow without end in sight – something that can be a serious health problem…

How to Entertain Your Guinea Pigs? 10 Enjoyable Games & Entertainment Ideas
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How to Entertain Your Guinea Pigs? 10 Enjoyable Games & Entertainment Ideas

Not quite sure how to entertain your guinea pigs? No clue what games to play with your precious pets? Well, then, it’s a good thing you’ve found this post on games to play with guinea pigs and other entertainment ideas they’ll enjoy. Yes, indeed, your fuzzy friends will certainly have tons of fun playing the…

Best Guinea Pig Cages That Meet the Ethical Requirements
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Best Guinea Pig Cages That Meet the Ethical Requirements

With so much misinformation out there, it’s easy to make mistakes with our guinea pigs. One of the most common is keeping them in an unsuitable cage. Usually these cages are too small, and in some cases they can cause injury or health problems! A pair of guinea pigs needs a cage that provides at…