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All About Guinea Pigs

So, you love guinea pigs right?! We guessed so! They are just the cutest, fluffiest balls of love though aren't they? Such inquisitive, quirky and complex characters, no two alike, all with their own personalities and foibles.  We think guinea pigs are awesome. And that's why we started HayPigs!®, to share our love for piggies, find ways to enhance and enrich their lives and provide a platform to share information and advice on how to enjoy life with guinea pigs to the full!

So maybe you have guinea pigs already or are thinking of getting them. Either way, you'll find bags of advice and tips on this website.

Fun Facts & Bite-Sized History

WHAT'S IN A NAME?

Ever actually wondered why guinea pigs are called 'guinea' 'pigs'? Help solve the mystery!

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HISTORY

Do you know where guinea pigs come from and how they ended up being one of the most popular pets in Europe?

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BREEDS

Here’s our handy guide to guinea pig breed types.

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20 FUN FACTS

Here are 20 fun facts about guinea pigs. How many do you know already?

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ACTIVITIES

We're got FREE to download Colouring Sheets, Puzzles, Activity Sheets & More! Click on the link below to explore!

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