Guinea Pigs

March 03, 2020

How to Tell If Your Rabbit or Guinea Pig is Overweight or Underweight

How to Tell If Your Rabbit or Guinea Pig is Overweight or Underweight
No one likes to be told they need to lose weight. Pet parents are also very sensitive to being told their fur child needs to slim down. Furthermore, the news often comes as...... Read More

February 26, 2020

Why Won’t My Guinea Pig Eat Their Pellets

Why Won’t My Guinea Pig Eat Their Pellets
Whether your guinea pig is very young and has never eaten fortified food before, or if your adult guinea pig is suddenly refusing their fortified food, it’s highly important to ensure that your pet eats their daily allotment of pellets. Fortified food contains many essential vitamins and minerals not found in your guinea pig’s hay, greens, or treats, making them essential to your pet’s daily nutritional requirements. ... Read More

February 20, 2020

Ask The Small Pet Vet: How Do I Keep My Rabbit or Guinea Pig’s Teeth Healthy?

Ask The Small Pet Vet: How Do I Keep My Rabbit or Guinea Pig’s Teeth Healthy?
Join Dr. Micah Kohles as he discusses important tips and tricks for keeping your small herbivore's teeth healthy. In this video, Dr. Kohles goes over a helpful 5 Step Dental Health Checklist and covers the top reasons to contact your veterinarian in relation to your pet's dental health. ... Read More

January 16, 2020

Can I Compost My Guinea Pig’s Poop?

Can I Compost My Guinea Pig’s Poop?
When pet parents clean their rabbit’s, guinea pig’s, or chinchilla’s habitat every week, the pet’s feces and uneaten hay are commonly thrown in the garbage. However, more and more pet parents are learning that composting their companion herbivore’s feces can yield amazing compost! This blog post will cover the basics of how to compost your pet herbivore’s waste.... Read More

November 20, 2019

Guinea Pig Life Stages

Guinea Pig Life Stages
How old your guinea pig will need to be in order to be considered a senior? At what age should your guinea pig start eating adult guinea pig food? When should your guinea pig start and stop eating alfalfa hay? If you've ever asked these questions, we're here to help!... Read More

November 13, 2019

How To Support Your Rabbit or Guinea Pig’s Instinctual Playing Behaviors Video

How To Support Your Rabbit or Guinea Pig’s Instinctual Playing Behaviors Video
Playing is a fun and instinctual behavior of small pets such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and chinchillas. Watch as Dr. Micah Kohles of Oxbow Animal Health provides some quick tips on how to support your small pet's playing instincts.... Read More

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