Can Guinea Pigs Eat Pickles? (why not and risks)


Many guinea pig breeders ask whether or not a guinea pig can eat pickles or not and is it harmful or good for him so in this article I have answered all of these questions below.

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Pickles

Guinea pigs can't eat pickles , pickles are one of the worst foods ever, so I would never advise you to give it to your guinea pig as pickles do not contain any nutritional crunch at all, but rather contain a high percentage of salts that may cause your guinea pig many problems in the digestive and urinary system, so be careful And never think about giving pickles to your guinea pig, as this will harm it greatly and may cause it to die

The guinea pig needs food that contains a large proportion of vitamin C, minerals and other vitamins that benefit the guinea pig, but the pickles do not contain any vitamins or minerals that can benefit the guinea pig, but rather they contain a high percentage of salts that may cause the guinea pig a lot of health problems. Therefore, I advise you not to add pickles to your guinea pig's diet and never give him pickles if you want to maintain his health.

are Pickles bad for Guinea Pigs

Of course, pickles are very harmful, even for humans, not just for a guinea pig. The high salt content in pickles may cause many problems for the digestive system and the urinary system ,There is no benefit in feeding pickles to the guinea pig and it will not benefit him at all, but will cause him a lot of health problems, pickles do not contain the vitamin C that the guinea pig needs and cannot produce it naturally, so it needs from an external source also does not contain calcium, iron, magnesium or phosphorous

risks of feeding Pickles to guinea pig

The high salt content in pickles is very harmful to the guinea pig, and it may cause the guinea pig a lot of health problems such as diarrhea and gastrointestinal stagnation, a condition in which the digestive system of the guinea pig does not work greatly, so you must be careful and do not give such foods to the guinea pig

WHAT CAN Guinea Pigs Eat

Guinea pig loves to eat vegetables in general, so the guinea pig's diet should consist every day of vegetables with a small piece of fruit, but do not give him much fruit because it contains a high percentage of sugars that may cause him diarrhea and obesity, there are some vegetables that a pig cannot A guinea pig should eat it, which is a vegetable that contains a high percentage of oxalate because it may cause a guinea pig to have bladder stones

vegetables that you can give to your guinea pig

  1. Roman lettuce: Roman lettuce is one of the best vegetables that you can offer your guinea pig, but only Roman lettuce and not any other type of lettuce such as ice lettuce because it contains a high percentage of water that may cause your guinea pig to swell
  2. Tomatoes: Tomatoes are good, but it is preferable to give them tomatoes that contain a low percentage of salts
  3. Cucumber: Cucumbers are also a good choice for your guinea pig due to their high nutritional value
You must be careful when you give your guinea pig any kind of fruit, due to the high sugar content, which may cause the guinea pig to have diarrhea. Therefore, I advise you to always give him the fruit in a very small amount, and it is preferable that he not eat the fruit every day. You can give it to him every two days. That is better, he should also eat Fruit in a diet with vegetables, fruit should not be the main meal of the guinea pig