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Annie - 2010-07-28
I have two guinea pigs Reeses and Pumpkin and they are the most adorable pets ever! Reees is a Abyssinian and definitely likes to get herself into things while Pumpkin is a Peruvian and much more laid back and likes to be brushed! Overall they are my girls and I could not ask for better pets!

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  • Lydia Weltha - 2011-06-30
    Well the Peruvian Pumpkin might be sick.
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Dominique - 2011-01-01
I just got Maica she's noisy and rambunctious :) She's is too cute and I can't wait to find out more about her! And I adore her rosettes or "turfs" of hair♥

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  • Lydia Weltha - 2011-06-30
    Make Sure He/She Would Be Happy And Healthy. If They Stop Eating Drinking Or Pooping He Is Sick. To Make Sure That He/She Is Not Sick If Nothing Of That Symptoms Is Involved See How Active He/She Is. If He/She Is Active That Means That It's Healthy. If A Healthy Life They Should Live To 6 Years
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Tina - 2010-11-01
Any advice for a newbie thinking of getting a guinea pig for the family? My son is 9 years old. Found an Abyssinian guinea pig that needs a new home. Any advice on the different breeds before we decide?

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  • Judith - 2011-03-24
    One, supervise your son, kids get tired of the smaller animals very quickly and it may become your responsibility. Also ask the person you are getting the pig from for any vet records. Also an American short haired guinea pig may be a better choice for a younger child. Aby's do not typically like to be stroked as their hair grows in spirals my guess is that it is very irritating to them. And last you should get two find another of the same gender as they are very social animals and are known to die of loneliness.
    Good luck with your future piggy.
  • Anonymous - 2011-06-30
    Well A Few Months Ago I Got An Aby And A Diffrent kind of Guinea Pig and they got along pretty well. You might want to observe the Guinea Pig. The more active he/her is is the healthier. It is they are not that big of a responsobuilty all you need to do is make sure he has water in his water bottle or bowl and feed them everyday clean the bowls or bottle everyday and 1 time a week change the chips and take them out once in a while. If he's sick don't take him out. But One thing make sure your vet knows about Guinea Pig Health.
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virginia halbin - 2011-06-23
Guinea pigs make the best pets of the rodant family. They are very smart. My daughters two female are two years old they seem to love their life. We feed them lots of vegies and fruit they love romane lettuce,spinach,carrots,cucumbers,watermellon no seeds,any fruits and veggies with awater crunchy bite. They love people their care givers. They communicate with a high tone squeal kinda like a pig. To address to their matters that they love you. Our guineas live in a 55 gallion fish tank we use cedar chips for bedding it keeps the fleas away. Dalala and Natasia are adorable little pets.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-06-23
    They are fun and I am glad they are working so well for you. Cuddly things.
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Jazz Ojou Allen - 2011-06-14
I don't have a white crested, just a regular brindle crested piggie and I love her to death. She's so cute and she squeaks and purs when I pet her. I could not love a child as much as I love my piggie

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-06-17
    Enjoy her and have fun.
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kristie - 2011-05-21
I have a american male guinea pig. He is so cute, but he likes smarties is that normal?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-05-21
    Many animals like chocolate but for most animals it is not good for them. I am not sure about Guinea Pigs but I sincerely doubt it would be good for him. It is toxic for birds and also dangerous for dogs and cats. I wouldn't let your little fella have chocolate. Sorry but in answer to your question - yes many animals love chocolate - sweets actually.
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Alexis - 2011-03-16
For a few weeks now my skinnys willy has been sticking out and is that bad or good is there any way to make it go back in?

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  • davidb - 2011-04-11
    You have to try to get it back in manually if it doesnt by itself. Try pushing the bottom part of his stomach, just right on top of his privates.
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Kayla - 2011-03-17
I owned a guinea pig before and I would like to find an abyssinian guinea pig. I live in northern CA and am looking for a reputable breeder, I would appreciate help fining one. Or any breeder for that matter.

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Stephanie - 2011-02-28
Hi there! I am in the GTA area in Brampton and I am trying to find a breeder to purchase from. I don't want to get my piggies from a pet store for obvious reasons... can anyone help put me in touch with a cavy breeder in the GTA area?

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angel - 2010-09-28
The guinea pigs are so very very very over cute.................=)))))))) :)))))))

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  • guinea pig owner - 2010-10-10
    Ewww no. I have gp and they are cuter than that! They look like rats.
  • john - 2010-12-16
    Skinny pigs are the best <333
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