42+ Are Guinea Pigs Good Pets For Kids. But, guinea pigs are good pets for little kids. I had two of them for 5 years.
Guinea pigs are cavia porcellus, a kind of rodent. This is not an exhaustive article on pet guinea pigs so do some more research if anything is concerning you. Some of them can be very shy, and some take months or even years to become tame.
They are not pigs and are not from guinea.
I'm a little grossed out and wish that i had been warned. Guinea pigs have personal preferences about being petted, and they often give signals about when you've rubbed the right spot or the wrong one. Whether you are single, have a family, maybe even kids, modern day life is pretty hectic with often. The older two have been asking for a pet for a while and we were thinking of getting them some rabbits.