Treat your guinea pig to our 'I need a Whee' forage mix. Give just a handful a week, it encourages natural foraging behaviour and will increase hay consumption. Help to entertain your guinea pigs whilst also giving them a treat; and it makes the cage smell good too!
Whilst we have designed this forage mix with guinea pigs in mind it is also suitable for rabbits.
Each bag has a net weight of 80g, and contains 22g of rose-hips, 20g of dandelion leaves, 10g of lavender, 8g of peppermints, 5g of parsley and 15g of hay.
Many edible herbs and flowers are believed to have health benefits. Guinea pigs are very prone to bladder disease, including interstitial cystitis (which can be triggered by stress) and urinary tract infections. These herbs have been selected as they have all may have beneficial effects for the urinary tract.
Rose-hips contain vitamin C which is needed for healthy membrane formation, it is also thought to help prevent urinary infections.
Dandelion leaves contain a diuretic, which can help to flush the bladder out.
Lavender is thought to help reduce anxiety.
Peppermint is thought to have antibacterial effects.
Parsley contains a diuretic and is believed to have some anti-inflammatory action.
This product is designed as a complimentary foodstuff only. If you are concerned that your guinea pig has a bladder disease, please seek the advice of your vet.
I need a wheee! Forage Mix
Returns and Refunds are not accepted on this item. If you have any issue with the product, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your order number and concerns.
This item is only available in the UK.
We aim to post all items within 3 days of purchase. All items are shipped with Royal Mail 2nd class.
UK Delivery should be within 2-3 working days of postage.
Alternatively items can be collected in person from Derwent Valley Vets in Matlock, Derbyshire. (Derwent Valley Vets, 110 Dale Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3PP). Please bring proof of purchase when collecting.