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 hair. They cannot sweat. A healthy guinea Pig should not pant. They are often housed... Continue Reading →

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