Guinea Pigs

April 08, 2021

3 Key Questions About Guinea Pigs and Hay

3 Key Questions About Guinea Pigs and Hay
How can your guinea pig gain weight with hay? How can you get your guinea pig to eat enough hay? Why does your guinea pig waste SO much hay? Oxbow is here to answer these your most nutrition questions and more!... Read More

October 12, 2020

DIY Agility Jumps

DIY Agility Jumps
Ready for a super fun and enriching DIY project that will get your rabbit, guinea pig, or other small pet moving? With some simple, easy to find materials, you can create these fun and enriching DIY Agility Jumps! ... Read More

September 10, 2020

How to Syringe Feed Your Rabbit, Guinea Pig or Other Small Pet

How to Syringe Feed Your Rabbit, Guinea Pig or Other Small Pet
When it comes to preparing and hand feeding a recovery product such as Oxbow's Critical Care, we know that the process might seem daunting and more than a little stressful at first. However, with the right preparation, some practice, and plenty of patience, you will be confidently and successfully hand feeding your rabbit, guinea pig or other small pet in no time. ... Read More

July 27, 2020

How to Make Sure Your Guinea Pig is Happy

How to Make Sure Your Guinea Pig is Happy
For decades, pet parents across the globe have understood the important role proper nutrition plays in helping guinea pigs (and other small mammals) maintain physical health and minimize the risk of preventable health concerns. While the importance of...... Read More

June 15, 2020

The Inside Scoop on Guinea Pig and Chinchilla Poops

The Inside Scoop on Guinea Pig and Chinchilla Poops
Did you know that guinea pigs and chinchillas produce two different types of poops? Have you ever wondered how these poops are made? Join Oxbow's Vice President of Technical Services & Research, Dr. Micah Kohles, for a fascinating animated exploration of hindgut fermentation in these favorite small pet species.... Read More

March 06, 2020

Ask The Small Pet Vet: How Much Hay Should My Rabbit or Guinea Pig Eat Every Day?

Ask The Small Pet Vet: How Much Hay Should My Rabbit or Guinea Pig Eat Every Day?
Hay: it’s the nutritional foundation of herbivore health and a topic every new rabbit or guinea pig owner should be thinking about. As obligate herbivores in the wild, rabbits and guinea pigs naturally eat many types of different plant materials each day. As these small animals have made the transition “from wild to child,” it’s important for us as pet parents to remember the importance of the ideas of variety and diversity when it comes time to offer hay to our bunnies and piggies.... Read More

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