11.21.2015

7 Tips for Bonding With Your Guinea Pig

7 Guinea pig bonding tips 

Bringing home a guinea pig for the first time is always exciting. That fluff! Those floppy ears! And he makes such cute noises!

The excitement dies down a bit after the piggy parent observes that the newest addition to their family has spent most of the day in hiding. From there, the questions begin. "How do I bond with my guinea pig? How do I get her to trust me? It's been three weeks, why is he still scared of me?"

10.01.2015

Bay Area Pignic 2015


How has it been over a month already?! Dozens of guineas and piggy fans turned out for the Marin Bay Area Pignic in August. The pigs sniffed each others' bums, munched on everything in sight, and had a grand time while their humans chatted and exclaimed over the rampant cuteness.

8.07.2015

Oxbow Vitamin C and Harvest Hay Stacks Review

Oxbow Vitamin C Supplements and Harvest Hay Stacks Review

Fun fact: most mammals produce their own Vitamin C internally. Notable exceptions: humans, fruit bats, primates, capybaras and of course, guinea pigs.

7.16.2015

Join Us For Both 2015 Bay Area Pignics

Bay Area Pignic 2015 Guinea Pig Rescue Fundraiser

Yes, that's right - we're happy to share that this year there will be two Bay Area Pignics! In addition to our usual gathering in the Peninsula/South Bay, there will be an event hosted in Marin for North Bay/San Francisco residents. Twice the cuteness, twice the fun.

7.14.2015

Oxbow Pure Comfort Small Animal Bedding Review

Oxbow Pure Comfort Small Animal Bedding for Guinea Pigs Review

We've gone over fleece bedding at length on this blog. And as far as alternative bedding options go, the system works great - as long as you're willing to put in the time needed to keep your guinea pig's living environment tidy.

6.20.2015

In Our Fridge: Basil


Grilling season is finally here! Many of the girls' favorite fruits and veggies have been cropping up in stores. Watermelon, blueberries, corn, and tomatoes, just to name a few. Basil, however, is one of those herbs that elicits strong opinions. Some guineas love it while others can't stand the scent.

5.09.2015

Breakfast with Revy

Breakfast with Revy

Chocolate. Popsicles. Toast. And now, add green smoothies to the list of foods that overly curious cavies have tried to sneak a taste of.