Meet our lovely guinea pigs!
If any of the guinea pigs below catch your eye please read our FAQ and then get in contact with us so we can arrange for you to come around to meet them in person. If you are looking for a specific age/breed/sex/temperament we may have more guinea pigs than the ones listed so please email or ring us and we will get back to you as soon as we can. We do keep informal waiting lists for rehoming so don't hesitate to get in touch.
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Boris & Bodie (Males)
Boris and Bodie are a funny pair of boys who have sadly been returned to us through no fault of their own. Boris is definitely in charge of this pair but Bodie doesn't mind and they get along very well. They love a cuddle and will chat to you while you stroke them, although Boris doesn't like his funky hairdo messed up! They are a little chubby and would benefit from a home where their new family can be strict with their diet!
Boris is currently on antibiotics but we hope that this pair will be happy and healthy and available for adoption soon.
Bucky & Steve (Males)
Bucky and Steve are two adult boys who have come to us from a neglectful background. They are very unsure about being handled and we are not sure how much exposure they had to fresh veggies prior to coming into rescue. We are working on their confidence and introducing them to new foods but we are hoping to find them a home who are confident in handling timid piggies and introducing them to the good things in life!
Our Sanctuary Piggies
Some piggies stay with us indefinitely due to a number of reasons. If you are interested in sponsoring their care please do get in touch and we can discuss the details. They would always appreciate some extra love and cuddles so if you would like to drop by and visit them do let us know!
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Hazelnut & Chocolate (Females)
Poor Chocolate has a type of cancer and as such will remain with us until we feel her quality of life is suffering. At the moment these girls are lovely and lively with no indication that anything is wrong!
Fumba & Dasher (Males)
Fumba and Dasher are the current 'old chaps' we have at This Little Piggy. Fumba likes to be in charge and is the long haired piggy, he has some benign growths and is being carefully monitored as he ages. Dasher was rescued from Gumtree as an older single piggy, he came to us in quite a state with incredibly overgrown nails, teeth, impaction, mites and very skinny. Luckily we were able to correct many of his problems quite quickly but he is missing a bottom tooth and needs occasional dental treatment. As such he has joined the old crew and enjoys pottering around with Fumba.
Stevie & Harry (Males)
Stevie and Harry are both lovely friendly piggies and are always 'popcorning' around their cage. Unfortunately Stevie has a head tilt caused by a recurring ear infection which our vet helps us monitor. Stevie is a happy piggy and has a great quality of life but we, of course, keep a close eye on his progress.
Buzz & Woody (Males)
Buzz and Woody were brought to us by a concerned member of the public who spotted them being sold by a pet store. Buzz is what is called a 'lethal' piggy which means he was poorly bred, we think he is both blind and deaf and he has a poor immune system. Woody has severe cataracts which means he has very limited vision. These two are best to live with us as sanctuary piggies as it is likely they will need medical attention throughout their lives. They are very sweet boys and we are very happy to welcome them to the family!
Due to her complex medical issues we have asked for the wonderful 'The Excellent Adventure Sanctuary' to take her on as they have lots of experience with special needs piggies. While we would absolutely love to keep Florence here and offer a sanctuary place at This Little Piggy our vet is simply not specialised enough should her condition deteriorate. If you would like to follow her, do 'like' The Excellent Adventure Sanctuary (TEAS) facebook page below!