The Ultimate Guinea Pig Handbook: Help with Caring for Your Furry Friend

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Elvio Romeo, Dec 11, 2009 - 66 pages
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Here's just a taste of what you'll discover in "The Ultimate Guinea Pig Handbook": * A complete guide to the guinea pig cage and how to easily maintain a healthy environment. * The 5 things you must do before placing your guinea pig in his new home. * What to feed your guinea pig - and what not to give him! There is a ton of inaccurate info out there. I'll tell you the truth so you never have to wonder again! * The importance of bedding and why this is a crucial component of your cage. I'll tell you what type of bedding to buy and how much to use. * How to choose a healthy guinea pig from the store -- there are little known things to look for that the pet store owner's don't want you to know! * The surefire signs of guinea pig illness that will tell you if your guinea pig needs medical attention. * Why a specific type of bedding - frequently recommended - is actually extremely dangerous for your guinea pig. It's known to cause respiratory problems. * A complete guide to all the accessories your guinea pig needs to be happy in his new home. * A complete guinea pig first aid kit. This is an important one! The supplies in this kit just may save your guinea pig's life! * Where you should never place your guinea pig cage in your house. Put it here and it just might kill him! * How to tell if your guinea pig is running a fever. The proper body temperature for a guinea pig (you may be surprised to learn what it is!). * What's the proper heart rate for your guinea pig? The Ultimate Guinea Pig Handbook will tell you. * All about feeding your guinea pig, including tips on varying his diet to make sure his intestinal tract stays healthy. * The importance of quarantine cage and how to set one up. * An entire chapter devoted to breeding your guinea pigs -- step-by-step instructions from start to finish. and much more !
 

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Contents

Whats Guinea Pig Anyway?
6
Housing your Guinea
23
Understanding Guinea Pigs
36

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