Can my Guinea Pig eat Clematis (Virgin’s Bower)?

Updated: May 3

No, they can never eat it!




Severe irritant, can cause gastrointestinal hemorrhage


Sometimes grown as an ornamental plant, this plant is severely irritant, especially to the gastrointestinal system, and the resulting damage can be fatal






 

Guinea pigs and rabbits should have a variety of at least 5 different types of leafy greens to protect against nutritional excesses and deficiencies. At least 80% of the diet should be a good quality grass or cereal hay.



✔ Validated by Dr. Nicole Su

Dr. Nicole is Upilio's in-house veterinarian and bunny parent. With her oldest rabbit Ella now 10 years of age, she developed a passion for small herbivore nutrition and credits Ella's health to a good diet, as well as plenty of love.

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