Category Archives: Health

Mixed Up Concerns About Cedarwood

Every so often, things blow up on online in guinea pig Forums / on Facebook etc and Cedarwood is a regular topic that people get heated about when it comes to guinea pigs. The problem is when the “dangers” become mixed up due to lack of knowledge and understanding. Here is some information about the…

Foot Faults

Now the warmer weather is coming, us humans are getting our feet out of hibernation and into sandals. They may need a bit of attention to remove hard skin and moisturise them ready for summer. Guinea pig feet also need regular checks to ensure that they stay healthy…when did you last trim your guineas’ nails…

Rescue Remedy To The Rescue

Here is a lovely story from one of my “little customers” about a rescue sow who benefited from using Rescue Remedy… Imagine, a young sow, rehomed through no fault of her own, following the death of her friend. Not only is she sad at her loss, she’s scared; everything’s new and she doesn’t know where…

Golden Oldies: feeling a bit creaky?

Guineas, like humans, can start getting a bit stiff and creaky when they are growing old, so what can you do to help them? Obviously the first port of call is your Vet for advice, a diagnosis, and possibly anti-inflammatory / pain relief in the form of Metacam or Rimadyl. The best natural product we’ve…

Being Observant…

…can save your guinea pig’s life. How often do you just stand and watch what your guineas are doing? Knowing your guineas well can sometimes mean the difference between life and death for them. When guineas get sick, they often go downhill very quickly They are prey animals and very good at hiding illness, so…