Top 12 Tips for New Guinea Pig Owners!

Guinea pigs make great pets! But they are a bit commitment and take a lot of work! So if you’re thinking about becoming a guinea pig owner, this is the video for you. I’ll cover my top 12 tips for all new owners – from knowing whether guinea pigs are right for you, to housing, diet, taming, health and more. I hope this video comes in useful for anyone researching getting piggies – if it did let me know in the comments!

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In case you want to skip around:
0:00 Introduction
0:36 1. Are they right for you?
1:45 2. Guinea pigs are SOCIAL!
2:33 3. Where should they come from?
3:07 4. Indoor Vs Outdoor
3:41 5. Cage size is very important
4:46 6. Why not try this?
5:27 7. Interior design… piggie style!
6:13 8. Become a guinea pig whisperer
7:05 9. Hay is everything!
8:07 10. Taming… have patience
9:04 11. Treats – the good, the bad and the ugly
10:30 12. Guinea pig vets – what you need to know

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