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Guinea Pig Insurance Alternative
Your Guinea Pig is part of your family, and you want the best healthcare services for him or her just like any other beloved family member. Whether it’s a new concern such as skin infections or you need treatment for your Guinea Pig's pre-existing conditions, Pet Assure can help. We are a low-cost pet insurance alternative for every type of pet, even Guinea Pigs! We invite you to learn more about why 150,000 pet owners have trusted Pet Assure to cover in-house medical services that help their pets achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Guinea Pigs have an average lifespan of 4 to 5 years. They also aren’t always the type of low-maintenance pet that many people assume. They will need just as much love, care, and attention as any other type of pet.
Before you bring a Guinea Pig home, make sure that you can provide a clean and comfortable housing area for your new pet. While Guinea Pig needs some time to themselves, they’re also social creatures that benefit from plenty of exercise, enrichment activities, and social interaction.
You may take your Guinea Pig out of his or her house to play and run around in your house, make sure that you make sure that your house is safe for them to run and play. Your Guinea Pig is likely to chew on such as computer wires and piles of paper, make sure that these things are put up and away when they are out playing.
You also need to have the time to care for your Guinea pig and clean their cage every few days as well as provide your new Guinea Pig with proper nutrition. While your Guinea Pig depends on you for good health, you can depend on Pet Assure to cover the costs associated with providing high-quality veterinary care.
What Does Your Guinea Pig Need?
Pet Assure provides financial protection against a wide range of Guinea Pig health conditions. Some of these include:
- Arthritis: As your guinea pig gets older they can develop arthritis in their joints. You may have to give your guinea pig medication to help decrease the pain and inflammation to help them feel much better.
- Bladder infection: Guinea Pigs can develop bladder infections or even bladder stones. If your Guinea Pig is not eating the proper diet, these can quickly form causing a lot of pain and discomfort for your Guinea Pig. Your vet can help determine if your Guinea Pig has a bladder infection or a bladder stone.
- Tumors: Guinea Pigs can develop masses just like any other animal. If you notice a growth on your Guinea Pigs, it would be best for them to see your vet right away. Depending on where it is located and what it looks like your vet may recommend that your Guinea Pigs have surgery to remove this mass.
Guinea Pig Pet Insurance Alternative
Pet Guinea Pigs are a very popular exotic animal for people to have as pets. Whether it’s a new concern such as bladder infections or you need treatment for your Guinea Pigs pre-existing conditions, Pet Assure can help. We are a veterinary discount plan that provides a low-cost pet insurance alternative for every type of pet, even Guinea Pigs! This plan has no exclusions due to age, breed, or hereditary conditions. Even pre-existing conditions are covered! Get a quote today
We know you love your Guinea Pig and want to provide the best possible care. Learn more about Pet Assure today!
Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM