208 pages. The Mini Encyclopedia of Guinea Pigs is packed with everything you need to know about keeping and enjoying guinea pigs, from buying your first cavy to becoming a confident member of the fancy . Myra Mahoney is a top champion breeder and brings over forty years of experience to bear on every aspect of guinea pig husbandry and showing. This lavishing illustrated book covers housing, training, feeding, common ailments, showing and behavior, and also includes a guide to the most popular breeds (written by a qualified vet and guinea pig show judge). The book is accessible to everyone with an interest in guinea pigs, from the novice child to the budding breeder, and is packed with all the information you need to enjoy these attractive, cuddly and good-natured pets.