There are a few reasons why guinea pigs might always seem to be chewing.
For one they have front teeth that grow continuously throughout their lives.
This means that they need to gnaw on something regularly to keep their teeth at a manageable length.
Otherwise their teeth can grow too long and start to interfere with their ability to eat properly.
In addition to their need to chew for dental health guinea pigs also enjoy the act of chewing themselves.
It’s a way for them to explore their environment and relieve boredom or stress.
If your guinea pig is always chewing it’s important to provide them with plenty of chew toys to keep them occupied and to help prevent them from chewing on things that they shouldn’t.
What Are Guinea Pigs Always Chewing?
As anyone who has ever owned a guinea pig knows these little rodents are always chewing on something.
Whether it’s their cage bars a piece of hay or a tasty treat guinea pigs love to chew!
There are a few reasons why guinea pigs like to chew so much.
For one chewing helps keep their teeth healthy and clean.
Their teeth grow constantly so chewing helps wear them down.
Additionally chewing provides mental stimulation and can help relieve boredom.
If your guinea pig is always chewing on something it’s important to make sure they have plenty of hay and fresh vegetables to munch on.
You should also provide them with a few toys or chewable objects to keep them occupied.
By giving your guinea pig plenty of things to chew on you can help keep their teeth healthy and prevent them from getting bored.