Guinea Pig Companionship


Guinea Pigs are very sociable animals and most will become unhappy if living on their own. It is important for them to have a companion ...
The best pairing is usually a neutered male and 1 or 2 females. It is possible to keep 2 males together, provided they have been brought up together, but it is advisable to get them both neutered to reduce the risk of fighting.

Guinea Pigs will live happily in groups but it is important to keep only one male, regardless of whether they have been neutered.

Introducing adult Guinea Pigs should be done slowly and under supervision whilst they get to know each other.

You should avoid pairing a Guinea Pig with a rabbit, as they are different species and require different care, including a different diet.

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