Does a male or female guinea pig make a better pet?

A male guinea pig is called a boar and a female is called a sow. If you are getting a single guinea pig for a pet, or as a single show animal, it really doesn’t matter which sex you choose. Select a guinea pig that appears healthy, friendly, and not aggressive. A guinea pig that has not been handled may be afraid and try to hide; however, it should not bite when being handled. Handle the guinea pig prior to …