What names can you name a guinea pig?

What names can you name a guinea pig?

Top Guinea Pig Names

  • Bacon.
  • Chomper.
  • Fluffy.
  • Goliath.
  • Hamlet.
  • Inky.
  • Patches.
  • Piglet.

Are guinea pigs smart enough to know their names?

As time passes and you bond closer with your piggies, they will eventually learn their own name. Guinea pigs have incredible hearing and will begin to understand the tone and pitch of your voice. If you repeatedly call your guinea pig’s name it will eventually associate your tone of voice and sound with themselves.

What is a nickname for a guinea pig?

cavy
Guinea pig and cavy are the most common names for Cavia porcellus in English.

Can guinea pigs sleep with you?

Your guinea pig can sleep with you. But, it’s probably not a good idea. Although there can be benefits to sleeping with your guinea pigs, many precautions need to be taken to keep the experience safe and happy for you and your guinea pig.

Do guinea pigs recognize their owners voice?

After an adjustment period, guinea pigs recognize and respond to their owners. This happens if you interact with them daily. Since guinea pigs are nearsighted, they primarily recognize you from your smell and the tone and sound of your voice.

Why do guinea pigs cry white tears?

If you ever see a milky-white substance being secreted from the corner of your piggies’ eyes, then this is perfectly normal and is actually a super clever way that guinea pigs groom themselves! This substance cleans their eyes and they also rub it onto their paws to then clean their faces.

Can guinea pigs tell if you are sad?

Guinea pigs do know when you’re sad and they usually can tell when you’re feeling that way by how you’re acting and sometimes even by the tone of your voice. They may even act differently if they notice that you’re feeling down and sometimes they might try to comfort you as well.

Why is my guinea pigs pee red?

It can be sterile inflammation, or caused by a bacterial infection (a UTI). Inflammation or infection can occur due to dirty surroundings, a blood-borne infection, kidney disease, uroliths (stones – see above) and more. Cystitis is more common in females due to their shorter urethra.

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