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Short-Haired Guinea PigsAmerican Guinea PigWhen we think about guinea pigs, we are probably think about the American guinea pig. They are the classic guinea pig which we all know and love. They have an alert and inquisitive look, with a round nose and small, cute ears. Their smooth coat is usually a solid color, and […]

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Everything About the Texel Guinea Pig

Texel guinea pigs have a look like no other. Their curls and tresses have made them a staple of the competition world, and those same curls make them attractive and wonderful pets, but do they actually make great pets? The short answer is yes. The longer answer is also yes. They do require a little […]

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Everything About the Teddy Guinea Pig

Teddy guinea pigs are one of the most popular breeds of guinea pigs with children due to them looking like a soft toy. They have a thick, dense coat which stands on end, and are a curious breed of guinea pig which thrives on care and attention. They are usually soft and fluffy and make for […]

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Everything About the Silkie Guinea Pig

The Silkie guinea pig is one of the newest guinea pigs on the market. It has only been around since the 1970s and is the result of cross-breeding between the Self Black guinea pig (which is a solid-colored short-haired guinea pig) and a Peruvian guinea pig. The Silkie inherited the long coat from the Peruvian, […]

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Everything About the Himalayan Guinea Pig

They are an albino guinea pig with dark points on their snout, ears, and feet.The Himalayan guinea pig comes from the South American Andes and is another in a long list of guinea pigs which comes with a unique cuteness. The Himalayan was once a wild animal but became domesticated over the years and is […]

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Everything About American Guinea Pigs

The American guinea pig is as common as you can get. Not to say that there is anything wrong with them, they are just the most common and most popular guinea pig out there. When people picture guinea pigs, they are probably thinking about the American guinea pig. They are a short-haired guinea pig and […]

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Everything about the Skinny Pigs

Skinny pigs are a breed of guinea pig and one of the most recognizable breeds in the world. Most guinea pigs have a unique look due to their pattern of hair, but these are unique due to their lack of hair. In 1978, scientists were conducting dermatology tests and crossbred a haired guinea pig with […]

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Everything About the Peruvian Guinea Pig

Peruvian guinea pigs originate from Argentina, Bolivia, and, of course, Peru. They are one of the oldest guides pig breeds in the world, having been brought to Europe in the late 1800s. They are one of the most popular breeds in the world due to their amazing coats. They have beautiful, long coats which are […]

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Everything about the Abyssinian Guinea Pig

 The Abyssinia region of Africa is full of history, and the Abyssinian guinea pig is named after the region. There is only one small problem, and that is that they are not actually from anywhere near that region, and no one knows why there were named as such. This breed of guinea pig is actually […]

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Best Guinea Pig Grooming products (for tidying) | 2019 REVIEW

Your guinea pig will loose some of its hair through shredding. That’s why it’s a very good idea to have your own little piggy saloon on the bedding in your cage. While it is not that necessary for short haired piggies, it is especially important for long haired guinea pigs and you should do it on a […]

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