Guinea Pig Food

When it comes to choosing food for guinea pigs that will provide your piggy pals with the right nutrition, what should you look for? Guinea pigs have very delicate digestive systems and need a really high fibre diet, so feeding guinea pigs unlimited high quality feeding hay is really important to keep them healthy and happy. Just like us, guinea pigs aren’t able to make their own vitamin C, and need a daily dose in their guinea pig food or they can suffer all sorts of health issues.  
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Excel Guinea Pig Nuggets with Mint

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Excel Guinea Pig Nuggets with Blackcurrant & Oregano

from £8.99£34.99 or subscribe and save 10%
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Excel Meadow Hay Box

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Excel Timothy Hay Box

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Only the finest quality ingredients

Ever wondered why 92% of vets recommend our Burgess Excel small pets range? It could be down to the exceptional care we take with our grass…

At Burgess, all our small pets nuggets, feeding hay and healthy treats are made using only the finest quality ingredients that meet our stringent specifications and homegrown grass that’s exclusive to Burgess – no other pet food manufacturer has access to our grass!

The health and wellbeing of animals is Burgess Pet Care’s number one goal and our expert knowledge in animal nutrition helps us achieve this.

Burgess Pet Care actively works with a number of leading organisations to help educate and raise awareness around animal welfare needs, as well as setting up initiatives to support animals in need, including Rabbit Awareness Week and Guinea Pig Awareness Week.

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Guinea Pig Food FAQs

What are the best foods for guinea pigs? Why is a healthy diet important for my guinea pigs? Burgess in-house vet, Dr Suzanne Moyes MVB MRCVS, answers some of your frequently asked questions about feeding guinea pigs.

Suzanne is a small animal vet who spent many years in first opinion practice before joining Burgess Pet Care. Suzanne oversees recipe development and product production. With her dedicated teams, she ensures Yorkshire-based Burgess Pet Care makes great quality, safe, and award-winning pet foods for dogs, cats and small pets, using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.

Need more advice?

If you’re at all unsure about the best way of feeding your guinea pigs, or have any concerns about specific nutritional requirements, ask your local veterinary practice for advice.

You can also call our expert team, available 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, on +44 (0)1405 862241 who’ll be happy to help. Alternatively, use our online contact form to get in touch.