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10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets

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10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets – by James Alston writing for ExoticDirect ExoticDirect offer pet insurance for guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, mice and other small pets. They also insure parrots, reptiles, tortoise and even pygmy hedgehogs!

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Keeping Guinea Pigs cool in the summer – your top 12 guide

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The recent warm weather has been perfect for us, but some Guinea Pig’s have suffered. Guinea Pigs can quickly overheat during the summer leading to heatstroke, which in severe cases can be fatal. Unlike humans, Guinea Pigs cannot sweat – … Continue reading →

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Pets Add Life; Guinea Pig Interview

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We were laughing out loud when we watched this interview of Rory the guinea pig! “Have you seen what turtles can do?” ” he asks, but more importantly he will let you know the real reason why being an only pet isn’t much fun! You can see more pet interviews on the PAL YouTube channel.

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7 Fun Facts about Guinea Pigs -

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Guinea pigs for sale

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Everything You Need to Know About Guinea Pig and their Care Tips

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Because guinea pigs are prone to loneliness, it’s illegal in Switzerland to own just one.

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A Trip to an Animal Lab

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but did experiment on mice and guinea pigs. Tags: animal experimentation mice Guinea Pigs medical research biotech. I can't really talk about what I do except that I work in government. In a brief tour of a particular biotech research company, I was taken to the animal lab. They did not experiment on primates (I asked!),

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Teaching Kids Animal Compassion

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I got my first pets, mice and guinea pigs, when I was 8. For these folks, I recommend a nontraditional pet like a rat or a guinea pig. Guinea pigs also do not bite, unlike hamsters and gerbils which can tend to be nippy. I believe between ages 4 and 8 is ideal, although older kids can also benefit.

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San Francisco Considers Banning Pet Sales

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All companion animals including dogs, cats, hamsters, mice, rats, chinchillas, guinea pigs, birds, snakes, and lizards would be considered as pets. Pet sales would be banned altogether, except for the sale of pet fish. If it passes, San Francisco residents would have to go to a shelter or rescue group to adopt an animal.

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Welsh Report Shows Increased Animal Research at Cardiff University

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In four years it experimented on 157,839 mice, 17,324 rats, 11,096 fish, 1,941 birds, 1,253 guinea pigs, 933 pigeons, 884 frogs, 207 cats, 54 rabbits and 18 tree shrews from the tropics of south-east Asia. According to a Wales on Sunday investigation, the number of animals used at Cardiff has risen by 13 percent since 2006.

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Pets Add Life; Baby’s Story

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Oh, and if you want to watch something funny be sure to check out their video, Pet Interviews- Guinea Pig. We are so happy to help Pets Add Life share this message, and hope that you will visit the Pets Add Life Facebook page and give them a like. I would love to know, how do pets add to your life?

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University of Utah Cited by Dept. of Agriculture

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The Salt Lake Tribune claims the infractions are only minor (interesting how different publications will provide different spins). You decide. From the Deseret News.

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Have You Considered Keeping Goats as Pets?

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Cats and dogs are the most popular pets, along with hamsters, rabbits and guinea pigs also being amongst the favourites. Have you considered keeping goats as pets? Those wanting a more unusual choice may perhaps opt for a snake or tarantula, but these aren’t exactly cuddly or cute choices.

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There is an extremely cruel guinea pig abuse YouTube channel that some guy found and it's just soooo messed up, what the heck. (Channel link + more in comments)

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Appeal Denied for Six Activists Convicted Under AEPA

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Huntingdon used mostly mice and rats , but also some dogs, monkeys, fish and guinea pigs , in its research in New Jersey. The company had been a target of animal activists since video footage surfaced on television in the 1990s depicting animal abuse at its laboratory in the United Kingdom.

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USDA Issues Warning Letter to Oregon National Primate Research Center

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In December, the United States Department of Agriculture issued a warning letter to the primate center for violations of the Animal Welfare Act, which regulates treatment of many commercial animals from pet kittens to laboratory guinea pigs.

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Southwest Primate Center "Celebrates" 10 Years

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And let's not forget the required sanctimonious quote from an animal researcher “Our primates are essential partners in medical progress, as are mice, rats, guinea pigs and opossums. Without them we would be stripped of the very tools we need to open new paths of discovery and to challenge old dogma.” Oh brother.

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Finally. Jasmine the Greyhound

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She has done the same with the fox and badger cubs, she licks the rabbits and guinea pigs and even lets the birds perch on the bridge of her nose.” The list of orphaned and abandoned youngsters she has cared for comprises five fox cubs, four badger cubs, 15 chicks, eight guinea pigs, two stray puppies and 15 rabbits.

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Reasons to Choose a Pet-Friendly Retirement Community

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And no matter what pet you own — be it a snake, a turtle, a ferret, a hamster or guinea pig, an aquarium full of exotic fish, or perhaps an iguana — you want to be sure that your senior living community supports your pet living there. Of course, not all pets are cats and dogs. Perhaps you don’t own a pet, but always wanted to.

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Traveling with pets?

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Peggy Frezon, freelance writer and pet lover, has owned dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, hermit crabs, turtles and fish. If you have to leave your pet in the car for a few minutes, Pets on the Go suggests parking in the shade and using a small, battery-operated fan to keep the car cool.

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Are We Much Better than Michael Vick?

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In university labs nationwide, scientists inflict spinal-cord injuries on dogs and cats, inject rats with carcinogens, test dangerous drugs on monkeys, and do all kinds of evil things to guinea pigs in the name of scientific research.

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Local Specialties at Lake Junin

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Llamas and wild guinea pigs are also found here. Photo: Cesar Zeballos. There are a bunch ground tyrants, negritos, miners, canasteros, and pipits on the pastures, puna grasslands ans Andean scrub that surround the lake. The best move would be to enlist the help of Cesar Zeballos Bashualdo.

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Get your pet ready for the holidays with PetSmart!

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And it’s not just the dogs and cats that get treats, they even have things for your aquarium, and a Santa Suit for guinea pigs ! Friends, PetSmart has some seriously cute holiday goodies for your pet. Baby got a package full of Christmas fun from PetSmart recently, and can’t wait to share them all with you!

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Pawliday Giveaway for Small Dogs #PetSmart

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PetSmart has a full line of holiday items for your pet (they even have things for fish and guinea pigs!). We have some adorable goodies to share with a lucky small dog today. The items in the photo come from the Disney line and are simply adorable. The sweater and the tee are both size small, perfect for a small dog or puppy.

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Lake Eacham, Mt Hypipamee and Mount Molloy

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And one final treat was a Musky Rat-kangaroo , the smallest member of the macropod (kangaroo and wallaby) suborder, no bigger than a guinea-pig. I also got a much better look at a Tooth-billed Bowerbird, although this one wasn’t singing at a bower. Oddly for small macropods you’ll find them out and about in the day.

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