Even the littlest of fur children need some love too! Guinea Pigs may be very self-sufficient, but they certainly deserve a special treat every now and again. These easy homemade treats are a quick way to make your Guinea Pig scoot around their cage in excitement. Shoutout to Plastic_Bat on flickr.com for this great recipe.

What You’ll Need

Banana

Banana
Mashed

Carrots

Carrots
Pureed

Rabbit Pellets

Guinea Pig Pellets
Crushed

Rolled Oats

Oats
Ground

Fresh Parsley

Fresh Parsley
Finely chopped

Water
If needed

Baking Instructions

  1. Mix together ingredients. No measurements are provided.
  2. Put mixture on wax paper on a baking sheet. Press out until 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes or until slightly crisp and brown.
  4. Break into bite-size pieces.

Tips

Does your guinea pig have stomach problems? Try adding some animal-safe slippery elm bark to your treat mixture. It is an excellent remedy for any digestive problems including constipation and diarrhea. You can buy a powder or extract online. Read more here. Note: it is always best to consult with your veterinarian before changing your guinea pig’s diet.

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