This client education handout reviews the nutritional requirements of guinea pigs. Providing guinea pigs the correct diet is an essential part of keeping these fun, loving creatures happy and healthy. Two extremely important nutrients that play a vital role in maintaining the health of guinea pigs are calcium and vitamin C. This educational material was awarded second place in the 2021 Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV) Veterinary Technology Student Client Education Materials Contest, sponsored by Lafeber Company.
Rosen J. Nutritional requirements for guinea pigs. LafeberVet web site. June 9, 2021. Available at https://lafeber.com/vet/nutritional-requirements-for-guinea-pigs/