Bringing Home a Guinea Pig
Here is a list of basic guinea pig supplies to make shopping fun and easy.
- Cage – Make sure you choose a cage that will accommodate your pet when it is full grown.
- Food – Make sure to get guinea pig specific food.
- Hay – Alfalfa Hay is a fun treat. Timothy Hay is an important part of a guinea pig’s diet. They should have it available to them at all times.
- Hay Holder – Will help keep hay clean and easily accessible.
- Dishes – It is nice to have two dishes. One for food and one for treats or fresh fruit and veggies.
- Water Bottle – Guinea pigs drink from a bottle to ensure that their water is clean and their cage stays dry.
- Water Bottle Holder
- Hide-away – guinea pigs like to have a place to rest and hide.
- Carrier – This will make transporting your guinea pig safe and easy.
- Bedding – Important for a clean cage and a happy guinea pig. Be sure to avoid cedar chips, guinea pigs are allergic to the aromatic oils in cedar.
- Wood Chews - Chews are important for guinea pigs to help wear down their teeth.
- Treats – Treats are a great way to reward a guinea pig when it is out of its cage to play.
- Treat Sticks – A treat that you can leave in your guinea pig’s cage.
- Salt Lick/Mineral Block– Guinea Pigs love this and it is a easy way to give them more minerals.
- Vitamin Supplement – Guinea Pigs need extra Vitamin C.
Corners Pet & Grooming has all of your guinea pig needs in one convenient place with a helpful and qualified staff that can answer all of your guinea pig questions.