Sometimes raising guinea pigs can seem like one-sided love especially when we would do anything for our guinea pigs, but would they do the same for us? Guinea pigs don’t show nearly as much affection as other pets do because they show their love in a different way. Here are 6 signs that your guinea pig might actually love you!
A large part of a guinea pig’s diet is hay, but hay is not rich in vitamins and healthy minerals. Guinea pigs can't produce vitamins on their own, so supplementing it in the form of fresh fruits and vegetables is essential. Piggies require at least 10 mg of vitamin C per day. Guinea pigs do not usually overeat, but because fruit has high sugar content, they could easily consume too many calories which leads to weight gain. Weight gain can cause various problems like diabetes and stress on the internal organs. Also, be sure to always wash your fruit to make sure you don't feed your piggie any pesticides. Choosing the right foods is a crucial and decisive factor in the health of guinea pigs. Therefore it is important to know all about the food before providing it to our wonderful piggies.Continue reading