11 Steps How guinea pigs Bathing - Tips to Maintain guinea pigs

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11 Steps How guinea pigs Bathing - Tips to Maintain guinea pigs - There are differences in opinion as to whether guinea pigs should be bathed regularly.

But everyone would agree that the feathers are clean and free of parasites will support the overall health of guinea pigs.

If you want to bathe your pet guinea pig, here are some basic information that you can use as a guide.


1. Have two towels. Put a towel on the first floor near the tub and a second towel on the bathroom counter or toilet lid.

2. Place the hair dryer (hair dryer) close second towel. Make sure the hair dryer is safe from water splashes.

3. Use a small bucket bath guinea pigs. Fill with warm water up to as high as 5 cm.

If necessary, Cover the bucket with rags that are not easily slip.

4. Play for a moment with guinea pigs in order to relax.

Showers are generally not going to be a fun session that guinea pigs will relax more easily managed when washed.

Bath time

1. Hold the marmot and enter slowly into the tub. Marmot stroked gently to keep him calm.

Wait about two minutes, if marmots remain panicked, jumping straight to step five. If marmots remain calm, you can proceed to the second step.

2. Use a cup to pour water into the body of guinea pigs. Avoid pouring water on his face and ears.

3. Pour shampoo for pets to his back, and make foam.

Remember to avoid the area of ​​the face and ears. Rub gently marmot fur including the chest and legs.

4. Fill the cup with water from the tap. Rinse to remove any remaining marmot body shampoo.

Try to keep calm guinea pig by stroking it gently.

5. Lift the marmot out of the plastic tub and place it on a towel on the floor.

Wrap your guinea pig in a towel and gently wipe the bristles to remove excess water.

6. Replace the first towel that has been wet with a second towel. Again, wrap the body of guinea pigs to keep warm.

Turn on the hair dryer and set it on the lowest heat. Drain one body part at a time of new moves to other body parts.

7. Make sure the marmot fur is completely dry before returning it to the cage.