can guinea pigs eat snails

Can guinea pigs eat snails?

Snails have considerable human relevance, including as food items, as pests, as vectors of disease, and their shells are used as decorative objects and are incorporated into jewelry.

The snail has also had some cultural significance and has been used as a metaphor. (source)

Can guinea pigs eat snails?

No, they can’t eat them, unfortunately.

They are not good for guinea pigs to eat, mainly because you just don’t know what bacteria they contain.

The shell is also not good for them to eat as throats cannot handle swallowing sharp objects

Guinea pigs are also not keen on eating live insects and will generally steer clear of eating them.

For more foods that guinea pigs can and can’t eat check out our guinea pig food list

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