Keeping guinea pigs careless results in completly social depleted animals with short life expectancy towards species-appropriate husbandry.
Cavys really like and need to run and therefore they need space to do it. Default cages are quite often much to small. The 60x40cm bestseller from any pet shop around the world is totally unsuitable for guinea pigs – it is build for hamsters.
But what is important in keeping guinea pigs species-appropriate? We give you the answers in serverals articles about keeping cavies for longevity and happiness.