Guinea pigs, or cavies, are generally a domestic mammal with specific dietary, housing, and social requirements. Their care is often misunderstood, and many web sites help guinea pig owners learn proper care of guinea pigs. Web sites range from general introductions to guinea pigs to specific pages on nutritional needs, sexing, care of illnesses, and breeding.
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Features an emergency and medical forum, listing of medications toxic to cavies, a medical emergency guide and tips on finding the right veterinarian.
Provides photographs of bumblefoot in guinea pigs to assist in diagnosing the condition.
Forum for discussions on illnesses and health care, including respiratory disease, coat/skin questions, and treatments.
Emergency care information with symptom descriptions.
Guinea Pig Health Care
Provides general guidance on identifying health problems and administering first aid.
Guinea Pig Neutering How-To
Comprehensive page describing the process of neutering guinea pigs.
Guinea Pig Pregnancy
Article discusses common reproductive problems that may occur as well as their treatment and prevention.
Heart Problems in Guinea Pigs, Symptoms and Treatment
A general overview of heart-related problems in guinea pigs, including symptoms to look for, diagnostic possibilities, and treatment options.
Vitamin C Supplements for Guinea Pigs
Article by Susan Brown, DVM.
Last update:March 9, 2013 at 12:05:04 UTC