In recent years there has been a great interest in keeping guinea pigs. Not only is the number of breeders and animals on exhibitions increasing, new breeds are also regularly introduced and the number of recognized color varieties present has almost doubled in recent years.

The guinea pig as a species therefore has several advantages. In the first place they are relatively small animals and people with less space can still breed a good number of animals in this way. Furthermore, it is no problem to find a new home for selected animals, as it remains popular as a stuffed animal. The animals are quiet and therefore do not cause any nuisance neighbors.

It is therefore self-evident that sufficient attention is paid to this animal, all the more so because there are some interesting facts to keep guinea pigs in a correct manner.