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Quiz | Should My Guinea Pig Eat Avocado? And other foods…
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Should my guinea pig eat avocado? What about artichoke? Put yourself to the test and see if you can guess if these foods are appropriate for Cavies!

Quiz | Should My Cavie Eat That?


Quiz | Should My Cavie Eat That?

Question 1 of 15.

Cauliflower?

1. Yes!
2. Nope.

Not recommended

Cauliflower is not recommended for Cavies, as it causes bloat.  Many guinea pigs love the cauliflower leaves and not the florets.

Question 2 of 15.

Bok Choy?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Go for it!

Yes, guinea pigs can safely eat bok choy, but only in moderation. The Chinese cabbage contains many beneficial nutrients, but also calcium which is toxic in large servings for guinea pigs.

Question 3 of 15.

Tomato leaves?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Not recommended

Tomato leaves or stalks are toxic.

Question 4 of 15.

Romaine Lettuce?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!
Question 5 of 15.

Dairy?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Not recommended

Big no-no!  The guinea pig GI tract is not meant for anything but plants. They simply don't have the enzymes and other things they'd need to digest dairy products.

Question 6 of 15.

Garlic?

1. Yes!
2. Nope.

Not recommended

Garlic is plain poisonous for Cavies!

Question 7 of 15.

Chives?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Chives can lead to blood disorders

Question 8 of 15.

Bell peppers?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Go for it!

Bell peppers are rich in vitamin C. However, stems and leaves should be avoided altogether.

Question 9 of 15.

Avocado?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Go for it!

Yes, the fruit in avocados is safe for guinea pigs. But a few watch-outs.Be sure to remove the peel and pit before serving. The peel contains the highest concentration of persin (a toxin that can cause gastrointestinal irritation and vomiting).

Question 10 of 15.

Chives?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Go for it!

Unlike onions which are bulb vegetables, chives are a herb. Chives are not considered toxic to guinea pigs, however they are a herb that's recommended to only be fed sparingly. Think of a tiny amount once per week, as a good guide.

Question 11 of 15.

Chocolate?

1. Yes!
2. Nope.

Not recommended

We know this is an obvious one, but under no circumstances should your piggy eat chocolate or anything containing caffeine!

Question 12 of 15.

Orange?

1. Yes!
2. Nope.

Go for it!

 Not all guinea pigs will eat it. If your cavie likes it, only feed small amounts. Small quantities of orange are a safe and delicious treat for guinea pigs to eat. Oranges are a source of fiber and vitamin C, both of which are vital components of a healthy guinea pig diet

Question 13 of 15.

Rhubarb?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Not recommended

Rhubarb and other plants high in oxalic acids can cause kidney and urinary tract stones.

Question 14 of 15.

Kiwi?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Go for it!

Kiwi is a great vitamin C source, but you must feed it moderation because it it high in sugar too.

Question 15 of 15.

Artichoke?

1. Nope.
2. Yes!

Go for it!

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But first, cut the sharp thorny part and remove outer leaves before giving it to your guinea pigs. Only feed the white and light green part to them. They are a little acidic, this is why it should be fed in small amounts and in moderation.

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