Today we are reviewing the Snugglesafe Heat Pad.
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 – 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 of the animal. Not only does this essentially eat the animal alive but the maggots... 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 →
Squidgypigs – Can Guinea Pigs Eat Grapes?
Today we are answering the question "Can Guinea Pigs Eat Grapes?" Yes! Washed and with any seeds removed grapes are perfectly safe for Guinea Pigs to eat as a treat. The colour of the grape shouldn't matter, however ours appear to favour the red ones. https://instagram.com/p/BNtmgrGAr74/ We tend to cut grapes lengthways out of habit (whole... Continue Reading →
Squidgypigs – Fireworks safety for small pets (Guinea Pigs and Rabbits).
It's firework season in the U.K. at the moment; blasting off this weekend with Halloween and Guy Faulks Night follows on the 5th of November and all too frequently the accompanying flashes and bangs will then trickle through to Christmas and the New Year. Whilst the negative effects of fireworks on our cats and dogs... Continue Reading →