Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Things We Do For Love…

How much do you love your guineas? How far would you go to keep them happy? Recently we were given some guinea pig food and herbs to test.  Digger was very taken by the herbs and soon got used to having a little pile left in his cage after breakfast.  Each day he would wait…

Paragon Flea & Mite Laundry Detergent

Do you use fleece / VetBed / fabric bedding for your guineas?  If so, check out Paragon Flea & Mite Laundry Detergent. It is non-biological, works at 30C and is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral. It is also not tested on animals. I’ve taken it for a test-drive and it works well, leaving the smelliest of…

Travelling In Style

When you need to take your guineas out and about or to the Vets, do you give any consideration to how they travel? Points to ponder include their comfort and safety, ease of use for you as their Human and how much mess any bedding etc will make on your Vet’s consultation table! Here are…

Seasonal Snuffles

Guinea pigs can get respiratory problems at any time of the year, but during spring and summer this may not necessarily be due to an infection.  The hayfever season can start as early as February for tree pollen, and from May to September for grass pollen.  Hayfever is an allergic reaction to pollen which causes…