Helpful hints for a new guinea pig owners

  • Buy a suitable sized hutch
  • Keep your hutch inside
  • Make sure you give your guinea pig floor time exercises daily for one hour
  • Keep your guinea pig’s hair and nails trimmed
  • Groom your guinea pig daily (especially long haired guinea pigs)
  • Make sure you spend at least a couple of hours with your guinea pig a day
  • Handle your guinea pigs gently, and with care
  • Make sure you speak softly to your guinea pigs, as well as providing them with a quiet, peaceful environment to live in