My name is Alfalfa!

Guinea Pig for adoption in South Bend, Indiana - Alfalfa
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I'm being cared for by:
Heartland Small Animal Rescue

Facts about Alfalfa

  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Short
Alfalfa is a young male guinea pig, approximately 6 months old. He is currently living with Brinkers and Timothy and seems to be a submissive boy who will do well with most other pigs with proper introductions. He can be adopted separately or with his cagemates.


Adoption fee:
$20 single adult/ $35 pair/ $50 trio (habitat not included).

A $5 convenience fee is added to all debit/credit card payments.

Interested in adoption? Please email or fill out an application online at

Contact JoAnn at 574-400-5633 for more information about this guinea pig and where you can meet our other adoptable small animals.

Guinea Pigs are most likely to be active during the day and live between 5-8 years.. They can grow up to 12 inches long. Most guinea pigs are gentle, social and enjoy the companionship of other guinea pigs.

A 30 inch habitat for single guinea pigs or a 40 inch habitat for pairs is recommended. Guinea pigs prefer multilevel homes the provide extra space and exercise. Paper bedding is recommended. A hiding house, chew toys, food dish, water dish and hay manger should be provided for your guinea pig.


About Heartland Small Animal Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Heartland Small Animal Rescue is a non-profit serving South Bend & surrounding cities. We are comprised of a group of dedicated volunteers who work to find loving homes for homeless pets in our area.

It is our mission to help reduce the homeless pet population in the South Bend area. You can help by fostering an animal, donating your time or money, or adopting a new family member.

If you wish to send in a tax-deductable donation, our mailing addres is:
PO Box 6033
South Bend, IN 46660
Company Overview
Heartland Small Animal Rescue Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving South Bend, IN and surrounding towns by taking in homeless pets and adopting them out into loving homes. We also work closely with local shelters to reduce euthanasia rates by pulling animals and putting them in our program.

All of our animals reside in foster homes until they are adopted out. We do not have a physical shelter. For more information please email

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

We hold adoption events on select weekends at Petsmart in South Bend and Mishawaka. We also hold other events throughout the year. You can also contact us directly regarding a pet seen here and we will set up a time for you to meet them in person. You can see our full calendar of events on facebook or email

Our Adoption Process...

All of our dogs, cats, rabbits & ferrets are spayed or neutered prior to adoption. Small animals are usually not altered. We have adoption applications, a short interview process, and an adoption fee for each animal. All animals (except rabbits & small animals) are up to date on all shots.

Adoption Fees:
Puppies (under 1 year) $225
Adult Dogs $200
Senior Dogs (over 7 years) $100
Cats $110
Rabbits $50 (includes alter and microchip)
Ferrets $125/pair; $75/single
Guinea Pigs $25
Rats $10
Hamsters $10
Gerbils $10
Degus $20
Hedgehogs $75
Chinchillas $100
Birds - adoption fee varies with species
Occasionally we get in other animals too!