Guinea pigs are popular pets, especially for families, mainly because of their excellent temperament. They are very social, have regular daytime activities, and seldom bite even if they are under pressure.
Guinea pigs do need a large cage, and opportunities to exercise and play outside the cage, as well as a diet that provides sufficient vitamin C and roughage.
Guinea pig introduction
Guinea pigs have an average lifespan of 6 to 8 years, weigh about 2 to 3 pounds, come in a variety of colors, are very social, and are very suitable for children 1 Learn some facts about guinea pigs and your life. Questions to consider before choosing a guinea pig as a pet.