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Can my Guinea Pig eat Beets (Beetroot)?

Yes, but very sparingly!

High in sugar, and will stain the pigs and enclosure!

Beets are notoriously high in sugar so feed in teeny, tiny amounts! They can be a good option for tempting unwell animals to eat if they've previously enjoyed beets


Guinea pigs and rabbits should have a variety of at least 5 different types of leafy greens to protect against nutritional excesses and deficiencies. At least 80% of the diet should be a good quality grass or cereal hay.

✔ Validated by Dr. Nicole Su

Dr. Nicole is Upilio's in-house veterinarian and bunny parent. With her oldest rabbit Ella now 10 years of age, she developed a passion for small herbivore nutrition and credits Ella's health to a good diet, as well as plenty of love.

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