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We spend hours researching multiple sources to bring you the most updated, accurate information in caring for guinea pigs. Here are sources we research our articles from.

The information on guineapigfaqs.com is solely for informational purposes only and should not be considered veterinarian advice. You should always speak to a veterinarian concerning your pet.

Website References: 

Best C&C Cages & Fleece Liners for guinea pigs: Kavee C and C cages. Kavee USA. (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2022, from https://kaveecage.net/

Care of guinea pigs – purdue university college of … (n.d.). Retrieved February 18, 2022, from https://www.vet.purdue.edu/vth/files/documents/Care%20of%20Guinea%20Pigs.pdf

Caring for your Guinea Pig – Oxbow Animal Health. (2016). Retrieved February 17, 2022, from https://www.oxbowanimalhealth.com/uploads/files/Guinea-Pig-Care-Guide.pdf

Guinea Pig Care. Animal Humane Society. (2022). Retrieved February 17, 2022, from https://www.animalhumanesociety.org/adoption/guinea-pig-care

Guinea pig housing. The Humane Society of the United States. (2022). Retrieved February 17, 2022, from https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/guinea-pig-housing

Musser, G. (2021). guinea pig. Encyclopedia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/animal/guinea-pig

Johnson , D. (2011, April 30). Gastrointestinal stasis in small herbivores (proceedings). DVM 360. Retrieved February 19, 2022, from https://www.dvm360.com/view/gastrointestinal-stasis-small-herbivores-proceedings

Small Pets and Company. (2022). Fleece Guinea Pig Cage Liners. Small Pets and Company. Retrieved February 17, 2022, from https://www.smallpetsandcompany.com/

Quesenberry, K. E., & Donnelly, T. M. (2022, February 10). Introduction to guinea pigs – all other pets. Merck Veterinary Manual. Retrieved February 17, 2022, from https://www.merckvetmanual.com/all-other-pets/guinea-pigs/introduction-to-guinea-pigs?query=guinea+pig

Westberg, E. 2011. “Cavia aperea” (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed February 17, 2022, at https://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Cavia_aperea/

Book references:

Birmelin, I. (2008) Guinea Pigs A Complete Pet Owner’s Manual (Barron’s Educational Series, Trans.) Grafe und Unzer Verlag GmbH (Original work published 2007)

Vanderlip, S. D.V.M. (2015)  The Guinea Pig Handbook Barron’s Education Series, Inc.