They are members of the Cavy family Caviidae of rodents native to South America. Kenneth Welle, an exotic pet veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, has advice on housing and feeding your guinea pig. A guinea pig cage should have a solid floor covered in bedding rather than a wire-bottom cage, which can cause problems if the guinea pig catches its toes on the wire. If you use a cage with a wire floor, be sure to provide another surface where the guinea pig can relieve its feet. A fluffy bedding, such as the commercially available recycled paper bedding, used in a thick layer is ideal.
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For such a tiny animal with simple needs, there is an overwhelming choice of food, supplements, treats and toys available for your guinea pig. With so many choices it's hard to tell the difference between advertising hype and what your little pal actually needs. Fortunately, salt spools are good for him, so there's no need to worry whether you're offering him something bad for his health. It is good for a guinea pig to have unrestricted access to a salt spool.