Did you know that they are neither pigs, nor did they come from Guinea, or cost a guinea (an old British coin worth £1.05)? The name pig most likely came from their shape, and also from the endearing squeaking noises that they make. The scientific name for the guinea pig is Cavia porcellus , and porcellus means little pig in Latin. This is also why you may hear of them being referred to as Cavies. Read on to find out more fascinating facts about these delightful pets.
Lets take a closer look at Guinea Pigs
Alisa, 16 May 2020
How do you clip their claws/nails?
Meghan, 10 May 2020
I would like to buy a Baby mail Peruvian guinea pig.
Alisa, 23 March 2020
It my first time getting a guinea pig what are some recommendations
Becky, 28 February 2020
Looking for a black skinny pig that resembles a hippo. Do you know where I can purchase one?
Carmen, 9 February 2020
Hi there I want to get/buy a Guinea pig for my 7 year old daughter. Are they friendly? It’s best to get 2? We leave in London. Thanks