Albino Guinea Pigs which have a distinctive white coat and pink eyes.
Abyssinian Guinea Pig - are easy to spot as their hair is longer and slightly curly and will be particularly silky and shiny. Although their hair is in whirls they keep themselves relativity clean. Although they do not like to be held as much as smooth haired Guinea Pigs, they do love to be talked to, and can be quite vocal themselves.
Company for Guinea Pigs
Guinea pigs are sociable animals and prefer to live with another guinea pig rather than alone.
Natural instincts will cause unneutered Guinea Pigs to fight, so it is recommended that you neuter your Guinea Pigs. Recommended pairings are two females, or a neutered male and a neuter female.
Two male Guinea Pigs will fight, so it is recommended that they are not kept together.
Guinea Pigs have an average lifespan of four to eight years.
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