Where should I house my guinea pig?
A large hutch and a big, grassy exercise area provide them with the ideal living area.
They can live indoors or outdoors, so long as they have enough space and are kept comfortable in summer heat or bad winter weather.
You can even keep your guinea pigs in a heated outhouse in a cavvycage.
What is needed to house a guinea pig?
Guinea pigs need a cage, or hutch, with a solid floor. They love to hide and burrow, so give them four to five inches of aspen, pine or recycled-paper bedding to root around in. Remove droppings frequently and completely replace their bedding at least once a month.
Can guinea pigs run free in the house?
Roaming free outside can provide a modern guinea pig the opportunity to forage for natural vegetation but leaves him vulnerable to predators. You can let a guinea pig roam free inside your house for exercise.
Can you have a house guinea pig?
Home comforts. Guinea pigs are curious and like to see what’s going on, so they can be kept either indoors or out. However, they have sensitive hearing so, unless your home is quiet, they are usually happiest outdoors. They need a large predator-proof wooden hutch and run.