Snugglesafe Heat Pad Guinea Pig Review

Today we are reviewing the Snugglesafe Heat Pad.

Snugglesafe Heat Pad Guinea Pig
Snugglesafe Heat Pad Guinea Pig

What is a Snugglesafe Heat Pad?:

  • A microwaveable heat disc for pets.
  • Works without wires, water or batteries.
  • Lasts up to 10 hours.
  • 22cm x 22cm x 2.5cm
  • Bite resistant.
  • SGS Pet Safety tested.
  • Comes with a washable, removable fleece cover (Additional Snugglesafe Covers available).

Snugglesafe Heat Pad warming times
Snugglesafe Heat Pad warming times

What can you do with a Snugglesafe Heat Pad?:

  • Put it in a hutch to help keep outside Guinea Pigs warm.
  • Give to inside Guinea Pigs to keep them warm and snuggly.
  • Place under outside water bowls to help stop freezing.
  • Give to sick or elderly piggies to help maintain body temperature.
  • Provide comfort by giving to recently bereaved piggies .

Warm and snuggly.
Warm and snuggly.

Where can you buy a Snugglesafe Heat Pad?:

Snugglesafe Heat Pad Guinea Pig Review
Snugglesafe Heat Pad Guinea Pig Review


  • Along with it’s hot weather sibling (The Snugglesafe CoolPod) The Snugglesafe Heat Pad is one of those pieces of Guinea Pig equipment that no piggy home should be without.
  • The Snugglesafe Heat Pad is simple to prepare, ready in minutes and simple to use for long lasting results.
  • As an experiment I warmed up a Snugglesafe and sat with it for an evening. After 8 hours of intermittent use it was still quite warm so I think the 10 hour claim is definitely achievable.
  • The inner disc is surprisingly hard and rigid, I thought this may mean that some really fussy pigs may require another blanket over the top, but none of the Squidgypigs have had a problem, the fleecy cover has been sufficient. 
  • The inner disc is easily wiped clean and the fleece cover is easily removable for washing.
  • As mentioned above; as well as providing warmth for a Guinea Pig, the Heat Pad could also be used below outside piggies’ food and water bowls to ensure that water doesn’t freeze.
  • Additional SnuggleSafe Fleece Covers are available should you wish to rotate covers for ease of washing.
  • I’m currently using one for our hospital cage housing Morag and Blondie who are currently going through a rough time recovering from mites and ringworm.


  • Whether you have outside Guinea Pigs that you need to keep warm, sick piggies you need to perk up or simply want to keep your inside piggies snuggly; the Snugglesafe Heat Pad is a wonderfully versatile piece of piggy kit that every Guinea Pig owner should own.
  • You should definitely grab one whilst they’re cheap in the sales over Black Friday/Christmas/New Year.

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