Get to know the American guinea pig! This shorthaired breed is one of the oldest and most popular of the guinea pig breeds.
If you’re wondering whether a guinea pig would be a good pet, the real question to ask is whether a guinea pig makes a good pet for you.
People aren’t born knowing what a guinea pig is, so this article addresses that question. Yes, guinea pigs are animals, but what are they like?
Did you know that there are different breeds of guinea pigs? That’s right. They are all the same species, Cavia porcellus, but some of the many different looking guinea pigs you see are because of the different breeds.
The more guinea pigs you see, the more you realize that guinea pigs have a lot of different looks. The reason? Well, similar to cats and dogs, guinea pigs come in more than one breed.