What is the Best Hay for Guinea Pigs?

two guinea pigs eating hay

Grass hay is the most important part of a guinea pig’s diet and should form 80% of their daily diet. The best type of grass hay for adult guinea pigs is long stem Timothy Hay and Meadow Hay and this essential food source should…

Guinea Pig Pellet Food – A Complete Guide for 2021

guinea pig's eating food

Dry pellet food is an important part of your guinea pig’s daily diet and these specially formulated nuggets are made to meet the unique needs of a guinea pig’s dietary and nutritional requirements. It’s important to buy good quality pellet food for your guinea…

What Do Guinea Pigs Eat? Daily Food Guide

two guinea pigs eating hay and fresh food

Guinea pigs are herbivores which means they eat a plant-based diet. There are 3 types of food that your guinea pigs will need to eat each day.

What Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs Can Guinea Pigs Eat?

fruit-and-veg-chart

Guinea pigs can eat a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs with some of their most popular foods being lettuce, kale, parsley, cilantro (coriander), cucumber, carrot, sweet bell peppers, tomato and apple. Our comprehensive guinea pig food list of over 60 fruit and…

How to Feed Water to Guinea pigs

Small abyssinian guinea pig

Water is an important part of your guinea pigs diet and should be replaced daily to ensure it is free of bacteria.  Water should not be distilled and should be free from any contamination (so, that means filling up at the kitchen sink and…

What Can Guinea Pigs Not Eat: Poisonous Plants & Bad Foods

ginger guinea pig eating herbs

Guinea pigs are herbivores meaning they eat a plant-based diet. In the wild a guinea pig will forage for their food, munching on grass, herbs and weeds as well as fruits and vegetables. However, not all plants and weeds are good for your guinea…

Foraging for Guinea Pigs – Free Wild Food!

Guinea pigs outdoors on the grass, eating plants

Guinea pigs need fresh leafy vegetables daily and it can become expensive buying these veggies in the supermarket. However, if you have the time to forage, there is lots of free food available that your guinea pigs can eat to be found in fields, meadows, hedgerows and woodlands and…

Guinea Pig Nutrition

long haired guinea pig with a piece of tomato

The health of your guinea pigs will be very much a result of what you give them to eat. It is important that they get the correct nutrition to maintain their wellbeing.  Fiber and Protein The main part of a guinea pig’s diet is of fiber and…

Pea Flakes – A Great Guinea Pig Treat!

feeding a pea flake to a guinea pig

Pea flakes are an excellent treat for your piggies. They are 100% natural, they look like flattened dried peas and most guinea pigs love them! Do guinea pigs need pea flakes? Pea flakes aren’t a necessary part of a guinea pig’s daily diet but…