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Guinea Pigs are fun, social pets who love the company of other guinea pigs (Read Companionship for Guinea Pigs).  Or in this case, perhaps a turtle.  What better way to know what a Guinea Pig wants than to ask him?!  There are more than 1200 adoptable Guinea Pigs on Petfinder …

Happy Adopt-A-Rescued-Guinea Pig Month!! Ever wonder just what goes into caring for Guinea Pigs and other small pets? Can a small pet live safely with a dog or cat? What is an appropriate diet? or just what DOES their behavior mean? Well join us and find out! We will be holding a …

Never let it be said that tiny furry creatures don’t have personality. Princess greets her family by standing up against the side of her crate and squeaking, greeting them when they’ve been out of sight. “She absolutely loves chin rubs and is starting to like being petted on her back,” …

Angela Mitchell is editor-in-chief of Guinea Pig Today and writes for CavyMadness. She volunteers with Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue, which rescues and fosters cavies in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Southern Pennsylvania; and supports the ROUS Foundation for Capybara Veterinary Medicine. She travels to pet conferences, expos and other …

March is Adopt-A-Rescued-Guinea Pig Month. To celebrate, we’re holding a live Q&A about small mammal adoption and care on our Facebook page Wednesday, March 28, from 12-2 p.m. ET! Lisa Hutcheon, director of Canada’s Small Animal Rescue Society of BC, is joining us to answer your questions. Photo: Small Animal …

Adopt Aberforth and Albus at The Critter Connection in Durham, CT. Whitney Potsus is vice president of The Critter Connection guinea pig rescue in Durham, CT, which has taken in more than 800 animals in seven years. She also writes the group’s blog, Guinea Pig Connection. She got her first …

Read the story in Sue’s own words. When Sue Walters of Aurora, Ont., was looking for suitable pets for her two autistic sons, Devin and Michael, she decided guinea pigs might be perfect.  “Our lives are too hectic for a dog, and a cat would not be a great fit …

Blind in one eye, Calico Jack was given a pirate-inspired name. Calico Jack, then named Larry, was among 14 senior guinea pigs who found themselves homeless when their pet parent passed away. The Critter Corral in Steger, IL, took them in and set about finding them homes. One person who …

Annie (right) was the perfect pal for her family’s other guinea pig, Spunk. Annie was the center of attention as a classroom pet, but when the school year ended, her glory days seemed over. She was surrendered to Piggles Guinea Pig Rescue in Unionville, ON. Fortunately, Cassandra Jackson of Barrie, …