Pocket Pets and Birds

For the passionate owner of any little pocket pet, Totally Vets has included topical features on the care and maintenance of your furry and feathered little friends. 

Guinea Pigs and Vitamin C

Guinea pigs, like humans but unlike all other domestic animals, cannot make their own vitamin C. Other mammals have an enzyme which helps the body produce vitamin C, but guinea pigs and humans lack this enzyme. Therefore, they must receive vitamin C from their diet, and as it cannot be stored in the body, they must receive it daily.  Read more

 

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