Can my Guinea Pig eat Watermelon Flesh?

Yes, they can eat it up to 1-2 times a week!




High in sugar - a guinea pig should have no more than a 2 cm x 2 cm piece twice a week.


Many guinea pigs love watermelon, and it is a great treat to increase water intake in the summer, but ensure that it is fed in moderation due to the high sugar content.





 

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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