Follow our tips on diet, exercise and housing to keep your guinea pig healthy and content.

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Guinea pig facts

  • Scientific classification: Guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus), sometimes referred to as cavy, are rodents
  • Native to: the Andes, South America
  • Size: 20cm to 40cm long
  • Life expectancy: five to seven years