The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs-now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!

  • An illustrated look at colors and breeds
  • The story of how guinea pigs were domesticated
  • Advice on selecting a guinea pig
  • Pointers on feeding, grooming, and health
  • Tips on understanding guinea pig behavior
  • Fun activities to enjoy with your guinea pig


Audrey Pavia is an award-winning freelance writer who specializes in animal subjects. She has written sixteen books and hundreds of articles about animals. Audrey is a frequent contributor to Critters USA magazine, a former 4-H project member, and shares her home in California with a variety of pets.