Archive for the 'Piggy Scene ' Category

Medical Monday: Weekly Weigh In!

Medical Monday: Weekly Weigh In!

Weighing your guinea pigs regularly is probably one of the most important things you can do for them, a guinea pig who is rapidly losing weight is an ill guinea pig. Guinea pigs are prey animals so they’re really good...

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Suitable Types of Bedding

Suitable Types of Bedding

Here, at NEPB we’ve tried all sorts of bedding for our guinea pigs and we get asked questions about the different kinds all the time, so we thought we’d write our views down here. In the beginning, many moons ago,...

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A Healthy Guinea Pig’s Diet – Part 2

A Healthy Guinea Pig’s Diet – Part 2

Read Part 1 here! Each and every day your guinea pig needs you to provide unlimited fresh hay, fresh vegetables and fresh water, at the very least, to maintain a healthy guinea pig body. A well-balanced diet should consist of:...

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A Healthy Guinea Pig’s Diet –  Part 1

A Healthy Guinea Pig’s Diet – Part 1

In its natural habitat, a guinea pig would ideally like to eat small meals regularly, so here at NEPB we try to do the best we can to accommodate this. Our routine: Usually, the guinea pigs have a bowl of...

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Guinea Pig Gift Giving Guide!

Guinea Pig Gift Giving Guide!

As everyone is definitely aware by now, Christmas is on its way and if you didn’t then you must be living under a rock!  Only 24 days to go until the big day and we don’t want you to have any...

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Winter is coming!

Winter is coming!

As you’re all aware the British summer time is nothing to shout about, but the winter months are definitely colder than that, winter is coming so make sure your piggies are ready for it! Hopefully, by now your guinea pigs...

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Bonding: Single Friends

Bonding: Single Friends

So, your gorgeous guinea pig has recently lost his/her friend and you’re wondering what to do now. There’s a few viable options open to you to make your guinea pigs life complete. You can either, let them stay as a...

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Hilton’s update!

Hilton’s update!

After many weeks without a friend, we are very pleased to announce that Hilton has not one, not two, but three friends. Three beautiful sows, two of which have the same colourings as he does, so they look like they...

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Bereavement

Bereavement

We get asked quite a lot about what to do for the best when a piggy loses a friend, so here’s a little story to let you know about when that happened to us. Sad to say that Harry, one...

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Spring Grass Safety

Spring Grass Safety

The sun is shining and the weather is beginning to warm up and spring looks like it’s definitely on its way, which of course, means that we are raring to get our guinea pigs outside for some fresh air and...

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