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Heat stress

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Claire Speight

Abigail Edis


Heat stress

Guinea pigs are sensitive rodents. They don’t cope will with extremes or hot or cold temperature, can excess heat can lead to heat stress. It is important to know how to prevent this from happening to your guinea pig, but also how to recognise the signs and what to do if it does happen.

Always make sure that your guinea pig's enclosure has shade and is never in direct sunlight all day

What is heat stress?

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What are the signs of heat stress?

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What should I do if I think my guinea pig has heat stress?

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How can I prevent heat stress from happening to my guinea pig?

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