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Guinea pigs, all about them

by Alvin Silverstein

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guinea pigs as pets -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Guinea pigs.,
  • Pets.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the physical characteristics and habits of guinea pigs and gives instructions for keeping them as pets.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Alvin & Virginia Silverstein. With photos. by Roger Kerkham.
    ContributionsSilverstein, Virginia B., joint author., Kerkham, Roger, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF459.G9 S55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5079033M
    LC Control Number74148487

    The guinea pig or domestic guinea pig (Cavia porcellus), also known as cavy or domestic cavy, is a species of rodent belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus e their common name, guinea pigs are not native to Guinea, nor are they closely biologically related to pigs, and the origin of the name is still originated in the Andes of South America, and studies based Class: Mammalia. ,, Guinea Pigs: Dangers in Everyday Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics is a book written by Arthur Kallet and F.J. Schlink first released in by the Vanguard Press and manufactured in the United States of America. Its central argument propounds that the American population is being used as guinea pigs in a giant experiment undertaken by the American producers of food stuffs and patent Author: Arthur Kallet and Frederick J. Schlink.

      Guinea pigs are popular pets in the U.S., but in parts of South America, they're a delicacy. Some environmental and humanitarian groups are making a . Bucks Guinea Pig Talks, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. K likes. During Covid we are doing FREE fun talks LIVE twice a week on Facebook: Sat & Tues at 3pm Normally: I do talks presented in a 5/5.

      A guinea pig is such a cute and funny pet. Check out these cute guinea pigs and funny guinea pigs in this new animals compilation. Thanks for watching! Whether you’re taking a guinea pig home for your kids or for yourself, the act of bringing one into your life requires the same due diligence that taking any other pet home would. From the different breeds of guinea pig to consider, like the American, Silkie, Peruvian or Teddy guinea pig, to their proper care and maintenance, there’s a lot to know before adding one to your family.


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Guinea pigs, all about them by Alvin Silverstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Guinea Pig Handbook The Information You Need to Keep Your Guinea Pig Happy and Healthy From the time of their domestication thousands of years ago in South America, cavies have made their way into the hearts and homes of people of all ages and from around the world/5(62). Pet stores are a common source for pet guinea pigs, but they should only be purchased from a store if the store and staff are knowledgeable about guinea pigs, keep them in clean housing with a good diet, and handle the guinea pigs regularly.

Look for stores that house males and females separately to Author: Lianne Mcleod, DVM. Welcome to the Guinea Pig Manual.

Here you will learn all about guinea pigs: how to feed them, handle them, about their behaviour, how to choose a cage, bedding, about their health, social life, and much more – everything you need to know about guinea pig care in one place.

Verified, concise, and user-friendly. Go on, read further. Before heading out to buy a guinea pig, check with your local shelter or rescues for guinea pigs in need of a new home. Many guinea pigs end up at shelters and are in need of a second chance at a forever home.

Shelter guinea pigs are generally social and easy going. It Author: Lianne Mcleod, DVM. Guinea pigs eat vegetation and do not require water to drink if supplied with sufficiently moist food, but they must have water if fed dry commercial breed all year in captivity.

Females bear up to 13 young per litter (4 is average); gestation takes 68 days. Although the young can scamper about and eat solid food the day they are born, they are not fully weaned for about three weeks.

Rabbits do have more neurons in than their brains than guinea pigs do. This should have made them smarter and intelligent than guinea pigs. However, guinea pigs go toe to toe with them. Guinea pigs have a better memory than rabbits as rabbits short-term memory only lasts for a few minutes guinea pig’s memory lasts very long.

Here is information and advice on keeping healthy guinea pigs as household pets. The author discusses feeding, breeding, caging, health care, and much more. B.E.S. extensive line of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals presents information for non-specialist animal owners and prospective owners, with facts about each animal's origins and traits, as well as advice on purchasing, housing, feeding /5(80).

Guinea pigs are small pets, but they require plenty of space, time, effort, and human interaction. If you are willing to give your guinea pig a good home with proper food, attention, living space, grooming, and veterinary care, you will be rewarded with a happy, healthy, cute, and fun guinea pig%().

Books for young children that are about guinea pigs Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it. No, guinea pigs don’t attract rats; however, uneaten food, soiled living area, and hunt for a comfortable shelter may attract rats towards your guinea pigs enclosure.

Rats are not good for your guinea pigs, as they can cause a wide variety of diseases among piggies. Thus, it is recommended to keep rats away from your guinea pigs at all costs. Guinea pigs are some of the cutest and best pets that you could have.

If you are looking for some fun and interesting facts about guinea pigs to help with a homework project or maybe you are just really interested in them, then here are 50 Fun Facts About Guinea Pigs for Kids to get you started. 50 Fun Facts About Guinea Pigs for Kids.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, Includes index. Description. Hi all, So I thought I would introduce you to my favourite little furry friends: Cedrick, Boris, Dave & Dorf.

They are pretty amazing. Do you guys have any pets. Enjoy, H x Snapchat. Guinea Pigs. Technologies of Control. K likes. Guinea Pigs: Technologies of Control New book by best selling author John Hall about government surveillance and non-consensual experimentation!Followers: 2K.

Get this from a library. Guinea pigs, all about them. [Alvin Silverstein; Virginia B Silverstein; Roger Kerkham] -- Describes the physical characteristics and habits of guinea pigs and gives instructions for keeping them as pets.

Guinea pig factfile. Guinea pigs, or `cavies¿, are social animals with a compact, rounded body shape, short legs and no tail. They originate from the grasslands and lower slopes of the Andes Mountains in South America. Why not view our full Guinea pig factfile (PDF 44KB).

Yes, as the title suggests the stars of this book are guinea pigs, all of them dressed in costumes that would be the envy of any school nativity play. An incredibly cute book, a perfect stocking filler that is ideal for all guinea pig lovers/5. In this tradition, Vaculík succeeds—perhaps all too well.

Much can be said about The Guinea Pigs’ many symbols and metaphors. The Guinea Pigs is told (mostly) in the first person from the perspective of Vašek, a lowly clerk at a state bank, where his fellow employees regularly steal money.

The bank’s security guards, however, often. It looks so professional and covers everything - I can't believe all the wonderful information in this book.

This is going to be my guinea pig bible. I think anyone with a guinea pig should have one of these books!" Snowflakey: "It is excellent. It is the sort of thing that should accompany all pigs when they are adopted. Flanery sends all the guinea pigs to the main office (1, of them!), and is finally rid of them.

Having survived the ordeal, Flanery vows that in the future, any animal that comes through his railway depot, will simply be classified as a 'pet.'. Children introduced to these ""ideal pets"" and deservedly famous lab animals through the Meshover-Feistel-Hoffmann Guinea Pigs That Went to School () will be further enlightened by the Silversteins' able report on the origin, family tree, varieties, habits, and uses of the animals scientists call Cavia porcellus.

The section on guinea pigs as pets is a particularly useful manual on their.When you have a pet guinea pig, you have a responsibility to feed and care for it.

This book tells you all you need to know about your guinea pigs and how to look after them. It answers questions such as How many guinea pigs should I have? What fruits and vegetables can I feed my guinea pigs? Why do my guinea pigs squeak? Book jacket.3/5(2). NearlyStink books in print When three guinea pigs from the local pet shop make a great escape, Stink Moody and his friends Webster and Sophie spring into action.

Ta-da! The Fantastic Fur Friends round up the little hairballs and bring them safely back to Mrs. Birdwistle's shop, where they discover - oohla- la! - guinea pig pandemonium!5/5(5).