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General Care Guide Lines 

For more information or to ask questions please call or text us at 206-929-4744 or reach us by email at juniperguineapigs@gmail.com

We are a 501(c) 3 Non-Profit Organization run solely on the dedicated support of voluteers. If you should attempt to reach out and we do not immediately answer we will make sure someone gets back to you as soon as possible. 

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STARTER CHECKLIST
  • A large, ventilated cage

  • A water bottle & holder

  • A ceramic food bowl

  • A "Kitchen" or little pan for hey

  • Houses or tunnels to hide in 

  • Enrichment toys

  • A run for exercise time

  • Bedding

  • Hay

  • Pellets

  • Veggies

  • Nail clipper

  • Pet carrier

  • A comb if your pigs have long hair

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Daily Feeding Guide
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SAFE
Fruits and Vegetables  

It is recommended that you provide your guinea pig with a regularly  mixed variety of different fruits and vegetables for a more balanced diet. 

HIGH Vitamin C

  • Parsley

  • Coriander

  • Celery leaves

  • Cabbage

  • Cauliflower 

  • Collard greens

  • Beet greens (in moderation)

  • Spinach

  • Carrot tops/leaves (in moderation)

  • Sugar Snap Peas

  • Kale & Cavolo Nero

  • Broccoli

  • Brussels Sprouts

  • Cabbage

  • Bell or Sweet Peppers

  • Tomato

  • Orange

  • Tangerine/Mandarin

  • Grapefruit

  • Strawberries

  • Kiwi Fruit

  • Mango

  • Papaya

  • Cantaloupe

  • Honey Dew Melon

LOW Vitamin C

  • Green Leaf Lettuces

  • Rucola

  • Asparagus

  • Celery stalks

  • Corncob

  • Green Beans in pods

  • Carrots

  • Yam/ Sweet Potato

  • Beets

  • Radishes

  • Cucumber

  • Squash & Zucchini

  • Pumpkin

  • Pineapple

  • Apple

  • Pear

  • Plum

  • Nectarine

  • Peach

  • Raspberries

  • Blackberries

  • Blueberries

  • Watermelon

  • Banana

  • Grapes

UNSAFE   
Fruits and Vegetables  

DO NOT Feed these Fruits and Vegtagbles to your Pet.

  • Iceberg Lettuce

  • Hot Peppers/ Chilies

  • Garlic

  • Onion, Chives and Shallots

  • Leeks

  • Tomato, Spinach and Beet Leaves & Stalks

  • Rhubarb and Leaves

  • Nuts & Seeds (choking hazard)

  • Avocado

  • Beans

  • Coconut

  • Mushrooms

  • Potatoes

  • Fruit Juices

  • Teas , Coffee and Colas

  • Peanut butter

  • Cakes, Cookies, Baked goods

  • Chocolate

  • Milk and milk products (including yogurt)

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Should your guinea pig consume any these unsafe items or require immediate care please contact pet's veterinarian.

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