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The Case for Adopting (Not Buying) Guinea Pigs

10/17/2016 | Miscellaneous | HappyCavy


The Case for Adopting (Not Buying) Guinea Pigs

“When you ‘rescue’ a guinea pig from the pet store, you’re not rescuing the poor female guinea pig who now has to breed again and again to produce more babies.”...



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Literally Just Twelve Guinea Pig Photos to Make You Laugh

9/22/2016 | Fun Stuff | HappyCavy


Literally Just Twelve Guinea Pig Photos to Make You Laugh

Get your smile on with these 12 silly photos of guinea pigs found from around the web....



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Be a Secret Santa for a Shelter Guinea Pig this Holiday Season



Be a Secret Santa for a Shelter Guinea Pig this Holiday Season

The Guinea Pig Secret Santa Project aims to make the holidays a little brighter for shelter guinea pigs by coordinating volunteers across the world to send care packages of toys, treats and supplies to guinea pigs who won't have a forever home this h...



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How to Perform Weekly Guinea Pig Health Checks



How to Perform Weekly Guinea Pig Health Checks

By adding a 10-minute health check to your guinea pig’s weekly care routine of nail trimming and ear cleaning, you can get familiar with its body so that abnormal growths, changes in behavior and other potentially fatal health issues are caught –...



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Buttercup’s Final Story

12/10/2015 | Herd Happenings | HappyCavy


Buttercup’s Final Story

While the details of Buttercup's last days are heart-breaking, we feel it’s important to share her final story so that we, and our friends, can receive closure....



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