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Guinea pig advice

Whether you're considering rehoming a guinea pig or need some veterinary advice, we've got plenty of guidance to help keep your small pet happy and healthy.

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Wellbeing and care

From deciding to get a guinea pig, right through to making the difficult decision to say goodbye. Here you'll find information on daily care for happy, healthy pets.
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Health and injuries

Routine check-up? Is there something you'd like to know about your guinea pig's condition? Our vet advice is here to give you the information you need to know.
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Food and weight

Discover advice from our vets on what your guinea pigs can and can't eat, how to manage their weight and fun recipes for you to try!
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Behaviour advice

Our trained animal behaviourists are here for you with advice, whether your pet is struggling in certain situations or you're just looking to teach them some tricks!
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Choosing a pet

Small pets come in all shapes and sizes. Considering one of your own? Find out whether guinea pigs are the perfect pet for your family, and what you'll need.
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Saying goodbye

Some small pets, like guinea pigs, will only live for a few years. Like any other pet, you'll have a unique bond with them that can make it difficult to say goodbye.
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