GPAW Blog: Health

GPAW Blog: Health

In our final blog we look at piggy health! There are simple checks that you should do at home to make sure your pigs are in tip top health. If you check your guinea pigs regularly, you’ll soon notice any changes in behaviour or appearance when they aren’t...
GPAW Blog: Companionship

GPAW Blog: Companionship

Guinea pigs are naturally gregarious creatures who love to eat, chat and doze with each other! Today’s blog is quite a long one! Over the years I’ve bonded many guinea pigs of all ages and temperaments. So here’s my comprehensive guide which you...
GPAW Blog: Behaviour

GPAW Blog: Behaviour

Guinea pigs or ‘cavies’ (from their scientific name Cavia porcellus or ‘little pig’ in Latin) are not related to pigs or from Guinea! Today we are taking a look at behaviour and trying to work out what they might be trying to say to each-other and us. But...
GPAW Blog: Diet

GPAW Blog: Diet

The one thing you can say about piggies is that they LOVE their grub! The perfect piggy diet is 80-90% unlimited, good quality hay and a mixture of veggies including those high in vitamin C twice a day. If dried food is fed it should be maximum a small egg cup of good...
GPAW Blog: Meet the gang

GPAW Blog: Meet the gang

To celebrate the first Guinea Pig Awareness Week (GPAW) volunteer and piggy connoisseur Hannah is taking us deep into her world full of PEWs, popcorns, C&Cs, rumblestrutting and ‘scatter monkeys.’ By the end of the week you’ll hopefully have...
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