MEET THE GUINEA PIG

Guinea pigs, also known as cavies, are charming little rodents hailing from South America. They are known for their happy squeals and generally docile natures. They've been kept as pets since the 16th century! 

Lifespan

4 - 6 years

Diet Difficulty

Medium

Good With Kids

Yes

Space Requirement

Large

Time Needed Outside Cage

High

Potty Trainability

High

Care Difficulty

Medium

Cleanliness

Messy

Human Interaction Needs

High

Cuddliness

High

CARE GUIDE

ADOPTABLE GUINEA PIGS

ENCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Dimensions

One pig: 7.5 sq ft

Two pigs: 7.5 sq ft

Three pigs: 13 sq ft

Required Enrichment

Variety of chew toys (wood, lava, cardboard)

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