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Squidgypigs – Guinea Pig Crimes Part 2

Today we continue our rant about the worst crimes against Guinea Pigs, Part 1 is HERE (Swimming etc). Hamster Wheels / Balls: "Well you said they liked to run..." Guinea pigs should never be put in exercise wheels or balls. Both wheels... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – Binky and Wheeks Fruit Salad Guinea Pig Product Review

Today we are reviewing Binky and Wheeks' Fruit Salad. What is it? Dehydrated fruit slices. Packaged in 45g resealable bags. Ingredients: Apple Pear Kiwi  (All in equal amounts). What can I / my Guinea Pig do with it?: Eat it.... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – Binky and Wheeks www.binkyandwheeks.com

Have you heard about Binky and Wheeks the fabulous new bunny and Guinea Pig treat shop?    This week we are excited to be reviewing a selection of products from this fresh new brand. Binky and Wheeks were founded when... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – Guinea Pig Crimes – The BIG Rant Part 1

Today I bring you a list of things that I hate to see inflicted on Guinea Pigs, this is my big rant, my list of Guinea Pig Crimes.  Read them, share them, NEVER EVER do them! Swimming: "I saw it on You... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – Guinea Pig Heatwave 2017

Here are some of our piggy friends enjoying the hot weather sensibly... Lola belongs to @rachelspiggies  --- --- Bean and Sprout belong to @pigboys_ --- ---  This herd belongs to @schweinleins --- --- Ollie belongs to @oursqueakypiggies  --- --- Mu belongs to @squigglypigs. --- ---... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – Flystrike in Guinea Pigs – Maggots on Guinea Pig – Has my Guinea Pig got Flystrike 

Today we are focusing on the distressing condition of Flystrike in Guinea Pigs. What is Fly Strike?: Fly strike is a condition where adult flies lay their eggs on animals. Maggots hatch from the eggs and eat the surrounding flesh... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – Heatstroke in Guinea Pigs – What is Heatstroke? Has my Guinea Pig got Heatstroke? Can Guinea Pigs die from heatstroke or being left in the sun?

Following our Guide to Hot Weather Guinea Pig Care I thought Heatstroke deserved a little more focus. Heatstroke kills. What is Heatstroke? Heatstroke is a condition caused by a body overheating.  Why do Guinea Pigs get Heatstroke? They are (usually) covered in... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – NEWS – Exciting Changes for Wagg Guinea Pig Crunch 

This week whilst shopping for vegetables for the Squidgypigs I noticed that bags of Wagg Guinea Pig Crunch now bear the following sticker on them...    A visit to their website and an email later I'm happy to report there are some... Continue Reading →

Squidgypigs – Hot Weather Care For Guinea Pigs

As we approach our summer in the UK we bring you the Squidgypigs guide to Hot Weather Guinea Pig Care AKA: how to keep Guinea Pigs Cool In The Summer. Outside Hot Weather Guinea Pig Care: The best course of... Continue Reading →

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