It's not easy to find great guinea pig themed gifts so we created this guinea pig gift shopping guide to save you time in hunting them down. We've included a selection of various gifts to suit different people and different tastes including those for both kids and adults. All these gifts are available to purchase online by following the links.
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Shops with Lots of Unique Guinea Pig Gifts
When Guinea Pigs Fly
When Guinea Pigs Fly is a fabulous Etsy shop run by Lesley. Her gifts include a “How to Draw Guinea Pigs” instruction book, a Guinea Pig Guide and loads of super cute original art prints including some beautifully drawn guinea pigs practicing various yoga poses! Click here to visit the shop...
The PipSqueakery put all their profits towards their small animal rescue and sanctuary so by buying from their shop you are helping guinea pigs and other small animals too. Included in their goodies are pin badges, stickers, hoodies, some beautiful t-shirts in gorgeous colors, magnets, mugs, greetings cards, tote bags and leggings. Click here to view The PipSqueakery shop...
Gifts for Children
Story Books for Kids
Guinea Pig Classics Box Set: Written by Alex Goodwin and Tess (Illus) Newall, this popular set of 3 hardback books include retold classic stories featuring guinea pig characters. The books include Romeo & Juliet, Oliver Twist and Pride and Prejudice. All books are beautifully illustrated which makes it a fabulous and affordable gift for a child’s birthday.
Stink and the Great Guinea Pig Express by Megan McDonald, is part of a series of the adventures of “Stinky”. This book is aimed at 6-9 year olds and tells the adventure of 3 guinea pigs who escape from the pet shop. Stink and his friends round them up and take them back to the shop where it is utter pandemonium! A wonderful story and beautifully illustrated.
Nutmeg the Guinea Pig is part of the Dr Kitty Cat series for 7-10 year olds. It’s Nutmeg’s birthday party and everyone from Thistledown is enjoying the celebrations when Nutmeg begins to feel unwell. Dr Kitty Cat and Peanut are on hand to save the day! The unique pink lined drawings in this book will mean your child will want to read and look at the pictures again and again.
There is a brilliant range of guinea pig plushies here on Amazon with everything from long-haired to short-haired and many different colorways too. If you love Ty Beanies and Beanie Babies, check out their range of guinea pig beanies here...
Calico Critters Patty & Paden's Double Stroller Set - Part of the Calico Critter’s range, the Calico Critters Patty & Paden's Double Stroller Set includes the mother guinea pig “Penny” plus her twin guinea pigs “Patty” and “Paden” together with a stroller, bunny toy and ring toy for the baby guinea pigs to play with. Aimed at 3-10 year olds, there are also other accessories and animals available within this range to expand on the set.
Playmobil Small Animal Boarding - Kids will love to create their own little boarding facility with this 60 piece Playmobil set. It includes guinea pigs, rabbits, a shelter, food, 2 people and lots more! Playmobil is also expandable with other sets with other small animals and settings.
T-Shirts and Tops
Clothing is always a popular gift for kids - here are our favorites:
Happy Pills T-Shirt - We all know that guinea pigs are happy pills but now you can show the world by wearing this cute t-shirt! It is not just for kids as they also have sizes for men and women too.
"Just a Girls Who Loves Guinea Pigs T-Shirt" - Beautifully illustrated, this 100% cotton t-shirt is available in pink, blue, white, silver or gray and they also have adult sizes too.
Guinea Pig Mugs
Colorful Guinea Pig Breeds Mugs - These mugs have been beautifully designed with a guinea pig sat on a lawn surrounded by flowers and butterflies. There is a whole series to collect, each with a different breed so it makes a really good gift. Buy a set or buy the one you think your friend will love the best.
I am 2 Guinea Pigs Past Normal Mug - All guinea pig owners will relate to this mug! With a chunky design, this mug features the slogan and picture of the guinea pigs on both sides and can be put in the microwave or dishwasher too.
Guinea Pig Breeds Mug - This glossy white ceramic coffee mug features pictures of most of the guinea pig breeds along with the name of that breed. Full of character, this is a lovely present a guinea pig mom or dad!
Guinea Pig Clothes for Adults
Here are some of the best guinea pig themed clothes we found for adults:
- Guinea Pig Socks - Everyone needs socks and far from being a boring gift, these novelty guinea pig socks are designed with guinea pigs in various colors. They are available in blue/red and red/green and will fit women and older girls.
- This “Mother of Guinea Pigs” T-shirt is a guinea pig mom sat on a chair surrounded by her lovely guinea pigs! It’s a fabulous design and the perfect gift for any guinea pig mom!
Home & Kitchen Gifts
Guinea Pig Eco Food Wrap - This is a lovely gift for someone who is eco-conscious. Instead of using plastic to wrap food, these fun colorful guinea pig food wraps are made from cotton, bees wax, organic coconut oil and tree resin. Perfect for lunchboxes, keeping food fresh in the fridge and covering jars etc. They come in different sizes too so you can buy a selection for various needs.
Guinea Pig Salt & Pepper Pot - Packed in a lovely designed gift box, this cute guinea pig salt and pepper pot set is made from porcelain and each are about 4 inches high. The perfect addition to the dining table of a guinea pig fan!
Tote Bag - You can never have too many tote shopping bags and this canvas guinea pig bag, made from heavy duty cotton canvas is the perfect tote for anyone who loves guinea pigs.
Guinea Pig Greetings Cards
"With Love & Licks" Greetings Cards - You can do your bit to support a small pet rescue by purchasing these beautifully designed guinea pig cards. These “With Love and Licks” cards are great for many occasions including birthdays, congratulations, thank you cards and lots more. Featuring a super cute guinea pig licking an envelope, this would be perfect to send to or from a guinea pig fan. All proceeds from the sale of these cards go the the rescue that produce them - the “Pipsqueakery”.