Can Guinea Pigs Survive Without Pellets?


Guinea pigs can technically survive without pellets but they are not complete food and will not provide all of the nutrients your guinea pig needs.

Pellets should be given as part of a balanced diet along with hay fresh vegetables and water.

How Long Will A Guinea Pig Survive Without Pellets?

A guinea pig can survive without pellets for a short time but it is not recommended to do so for extended periods.

Without pellets a guinea pig may not get the proper nutrition and could become malnourished.

Additionally without pellets a guinea pig may begin to eat its own feces which can lead to health problems.

If you must feed your guinea pig without pellets supplement its diet with other healthy foods and provide plenty of fresh water.