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House Guest: Guinea Pig   1 comment

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I have a house guest this week: a guinea pig. It’s been hot here so I placed an ice pack wrapped in a towel to help keep her comfortable. A guinea pigs’ safe operating area is between 65 to 75 degrees F (18 to 24 degrees C) since they cannot sweat. . .

Here are some links to hot weather guinea pig care:

http://guinea-pigs.livejournal.com/2577239.html

http://www.wikihow.com/Keep-Your-Guinea-Pig-Cool-in-Hot-Weather

National Public Radio (NPR) posted a story on eating guinea pigs….

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/03/12/174105739/from-pets-to-plates-why-more-people-are-eating-guinea-pigs