Guinea pigs are wonderful pets to have. They are fun, social creatures that can enrich your life if you provide them with the proper care. But how do you know what care is necessary for these little critters? This article will give you all of the information that you need to know about caring for guinea pigs! * They do not shed, * You will need to provide them with a water bottle. * Their cage should be cleaned at least two times per week. If you have multiple guinea pigs, the cages should be cleaned more often (at least once daily). * Guinea pig food pellets are typically recommended for feeding these creatures because they contain all of the necessary nutrients that your pets require and helps keep their teeth healthy as well! **You can also feed them fresh vegetables and fruit in small amounts. However, avoid vegetables such as broccoli or cauliflower since guinea pigs cannot digest these foods properly.* In addition to hay and vegetable matter, guinea pigs always love a bit of grass from time to time too! Feeding your guinea pigs a diet rich in hay is important because it will help to prevent any health problems that can occur from developing. * It does not matter which type of water bottle you get as long as the tube reaches all the way into your pet’s cage. * They need at least two hours per day out of their cages for exercise and playtime! * You will also want to provide several hideaways inside and outside of their enclosures so they have places where they can go if they feel threatened or frightened by something new. **The most common place for them to seek refuge is beneath large pieces furniture, such as dressers or couches.* Remember these creatures are prey animals so do not be when your pets start hiding whenever you enter the room! * The bottom of their cages should be lined with a material that is easy to clean and will not irritate your guinea pig’s skin. * Guinea pigs are messy creatures so you will need to change their bedding often if there are more than two in one cage.* They also require fresh hay daily, as it aids digestion and helps them maintain healthy teeth. **If they do not have access to hay on a regular basis, they may develop health problems such as obesity or dental disease which can lead to tooth loss and sores on the roof of their mouths.”\\ \\ These little critters love veggies but avoid broccoli since they cannot digest these foods properly. In addition to hay and vegetable matter, guinea

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