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How COVID-19 is Affecting Guinea Pigs and Guinea Pig Rescues

Since the pandemic first hit in early 2020, animal rescues worldwide have reported a huge increase in the number of guinea pig adoptions. Sounds like great news, right? Well, sadly, not all newly adopted piggies are now enjoying the ‘happy ever after’ they deserve. 

Top 10 Tips to help your Children caring for their Guinea Pigs

Smaller pets such as guinea pigs and rabbits can be ideal pets for your children. But how to make the relationship work? Here our top tips to teach your children about responsibilities, kindness and compassion. 

How many guinea pigs are there in the world?

Have you ever wondered how many guinea pigs are there in the world or in your own country? Well, a lot! The Kavee team has done some research for you and it transpires that guinea pigs are small in size but mighty in numbers! 

The Real and Shocking Cost of Owning Guinea Pigs

If you assume that guinea pigs are easy, low maintenance pets, think twice! To help you decide whether guinea pigs are, financially, the right pet for you, we have put together a cost breakdown of owning two guinea pigs.

The simplest way to cutting your guinea pigs' nails!

A lot of guinea pig parents often find the infamous nail trim session daunting! If that is your case, we’ve created a step-by-step guide on how to trim your guinea pigs nails so you can start conquering guinea pig spa day like a pro!

20 best ways to bond with your guinea pigs

If you’d imagined your new friends rushing towards you for cuddles from day one, you may be upset and surprised to see them rushing in the opposite direction instead!  At the start, it can be a bit unnerving to see just how anxious your piggy is in your presence but try not to lose heart. With tender loving care and patience, you CAN build a wonderful bond with your guinea pig, we promise.

All you need to know about guinea pig fights

Generally speaking, guinea pigs are gentle, uncomplicated little souls - quite content to potter about, munching hay and the odd dandelion leaf between naps. They’re sociable too, thriving on companionship with other piggies. But sometimes there’s trouble in piggy paradise.

How to keep guinea pigs in 2021

Daisy and Twinkle were the guinea pigs my sister and I were given as children waaay back in the 1980s! But the truth is that the way we look after our furry pals in 2021 is quite different to how my beloved 1980s piggies lived back then. Here are the main differences between ‘then’ and ‘now’. 

8 Alternatives to Critical Care liquid feed for Guinea Pigs

If you don't have critical care recovery mixtures available, it is important to still get something into your guinea pig's system. The longer a guinea pig goes without eating, the more detrimental to their health it can be. That's why we have provided some alternatives to help in their time of need.

Step-by-step guide to cleaning your guinea pigs ears

You may have heard that guinea pigs need bathing, but did you also know that guinea pigs need their ears cleaned too? If you feel intimidated, follow these simple steps to help keep their ears nice and clean.

Why are guinea pig owners swapping from wood shavings to fleece?

For many years, there was only really one bedding option available to guinea pig parents. Wood shavings. A simple solution? Maybe. But the truth is that there have always been downsides to this traditional cage lining method.

Do Guinea Pigs Fart? All about Bloating

We love our guinea pigs to the moon and back but let's agree to say that they can be smelly little creatures! Not only are they masters at creating a mess in their cage but they can also scent mark. But, can guinea pigs also fart?
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