Vinegar is a liquid that mainly of acetic acid (CH3COOH), which is produced by the fermentation of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria, and also water.
These days Vinegar is now mainly used as a cooking ingredient, but historically, as the most easily available mild acid, it had a great variety of industrial, medical, and domestic uses, some of which (such as a general household cleanser) are still promoted today. (Source)
However is it something that guinea pigs can drink and if they can how much of it can they drink.
Can guinea pigs drink vinegar?
Unfortunately, guinea pigs can’t drink vinegar at all. It is far too acidic and will hurt them if they drink it.
Their lips cannot handle the acidic nature of vinegar not to mention their tummies.
So that’s well worth steering clear of.
Even if it’s just a little bit of vinegar.
If your guinea pigs have drunk a little bit of vinegar then it might be worth seeking the advice of a vet to see what course of action to take.
For more food and drink and that guinea pigs can and can’t have, check out our guinea pig food list.