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Feeding Your Guinea Pig

Your guinea pig needs a variety of foods in his diet to keep him happy and healthy. Provide a high-quality guinea pig pellet as the mainstay of his diet. Purchase these pellets from a reputable, high-volume supplier to ensure that they are fresh. Give your guinea pig fresh, leafy greens such as romaine lettuce, kale or spinach. Also feed him other crunchy raw vegetables such as carrots or squash for added nutrition. Small pieces of fruit such as strawberries or apple slice make a nice treat. Your guinea pig’s body cannot synthesize vitamin C so ensure that some of the fruits and vegetables in his diet are high in this essential vitamin. Your guinea pig will also need lots of timothy hay to keep his digestive system working well. And all that nibbling helps keep his teeth trim. Learn more from your pet clinic Las Vegas, NV.

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