Three Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Guinea Pigs
Guinea pigs are popular pets for kids, but they're misunderstood. To keep your child's first pet happy and healthy, don't believe these three myths about guinea pigs. Guinea pigs can live alone While a lone guinea pig is a common starter pet for children, they're actually a very social species and should never live on their own. In the wild, guinea pigs live in herds of as many as 10 animals, and as pets, they still need to live with other members of their species.