What You Should Know Before Buying A Guinea Pig

Guinea Pigs Eat A Lot

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Space isn't the only thing your new pets will need a lot of. Guinea pigs also have an extensive diet. The advised amount of commercial food per day is 1/8 cup. Along with that is hay, which helps keep their teeth ground down and aids in digestion. This isn't all though, as guinea pigs enjoy many fruits and vegetables as well. They should be offered about one cup of vegetables per day. This cup of vegetables should include mostly leafy greens like kale and parsley. While guinea pigs do eat a lot, giving fruits only as a snack is advised. Fruit has an incredibly high sugar content and therefore should not be given as much as vegetables. A few slices of banana and several blueberries will be satisfactory, although they can eat other fruits as well.

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