A time-tested favorite among pet owners, guinea pigs are gentle, cuddly animals that enjoy human companionship. Ideal as family pets, these lovable little creatures are easy to care for with the right information at hand. This book covers everything you need to know to keep your guinea pig happy and healthy, including how to set up proper housing, basic nutrition and health care, grooming and fun activities your family can enjoy. These small pets will thrive with good care, daily exercise, and lots of love. Animal Planet(TM), the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, presents an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet. 112 pages, hardcover.