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 Tube and thought I'd try it..." This is perhaps my biggest hate on Instagram.  Guinea... 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 hair. They cannot sweat. A healthy guinea Pig should not pant. They are often housed... Continue Reading →

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