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A teddy bear guinea pig is a small domesticated animal of the guinea pig species, with a short coat of fluffy, kinked hairs. They are distinct from Rex guinea pigs in that the tedd...

Guinea Pig
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia Family: Caviidae Genus: Cavia
Species: Cavia porcellus
Cavia porcellus are stocky animals with relatively short legs. A full-grown adult is usually between 200 and 500 mm in length. The coat of a guinea pig can be a variety of colors, lengths and textures. Some common colors are white... More » · More images »

Guinea pig

The guinea pig (Cavia porcellus), also called the cavy, is a species of rodent belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia. Despite their common name, ...

Guinea Pig Care | ASPCA

Guinea pigs are excellent starter pets for older children.
It is unknown if the word guinea referred to the country of Guinea in Africa that Europeans thought their new pets were coming from, if it is a misspelling of French Guiana in South America , closer to where the cavies are from, a reference to a far-away place (as the ... More »
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Guinea Pigs : The Humane Society of the United States

Personable and communicative, guinea pigs live longer than many other small pets (5-7 years is common). Whether you're thinking about adding a guinea pig ...

Guinea Pigs - Petco

Guinea Pig Cages - Guinea Pig Food and Guinea Pig Toys from Pamper your guinea pig while promoting his health and longevity with nutritious ...

Guinea Lynx :: Guinea Pig Care Guide

Guinea pig being weighed in a scale. A guinea pig can be one of the most endearing and wonderful pets. They may live as long as 9 years (the average is 5 to ...

Pet Guinea Pig Care, Information, Facts & Pictures

Pet Guinea Pig Care, Information, Facts & Pictures.

Male Guinea Pig | Live Small Pets | PetSmart

Item 36 - 4051135 ... These gentle, social companion pets will enjoy the companionship of another guinea pig (if you have two, house only same gender pairs), ...

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Q: How to Hold a Guinea Pig.
A: 1. Wrap one hand around your guinea pig's chest. 2. Place one finger in front of one of the front legs to prevent the guinea pig from jumping and you dropping i... Read More »
Q: How to Draw a Guinea Pig.
A: The guinea pig is a species of rodent. Despite the name, it isn't a pig and is not from Guinea. It is native to the Andes, but guinea pigs are now extinct in th... Read More »
Q: How to Buy a Guinea Pig
A: 1 Ask your parents nicely if you can buy some guinea pigs. If they say no, do not keep consisting to ask them. Offer to buy the guinea pigs with your own money ... Read More »
Q: How to Care for Guinea Pigs
A: 1 Get large enough cages . You should allow 7.5 square feet of cage space as a minimum for one guinea pig (even that is rather small), or 10.5 for two. However,... Read More »
Q: Why is guinea pig thin?
A: cause it needs to eat more. Read More »