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Adopted

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My name is Rex!

Guinea Pig for adoption in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Rex
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Facts about Rex

  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Color: Cream
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Unknown

Rex's Info...

I am good with kids and good with small animals.

Rex's Story...
Rex is a carmel and white American boy approximately 8 months old. Rex was originally paired with a baby; and divided from his side of the cage was Scotty. Rex kept finding a way to get to the other side where Scotty was and I would find them sharing an igloo. They decided they wanted to be friends, and I just gave in. I tell people that the pigs usually pick their people, but it seems they also pick their friends. These boys formed an instant friendship and must be adopted together. They are used to dogs, cats and kids and would make a wonderful forever friend for any family.

Guinea pigs are social animals, and should always have a friend of their own kind. These wonderful little creatures live an average of 5 to 7 years, and I've even had them live up till they were 9 and 10 1/2. Children under the age of 12 should always be supervised by an adult when holding guinea pigs. They are also vegetarians. Among their favoriite veggies are Romaine, Parsley, Green leaf/Red leaf lettuce, Endive, Collard Greens, Kale, Tomatoes, Carrots (in moderation) and Green/Red/Yellow or Orange peppers, just to name a few.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Rex, a Pittsburgh Guinea Pig was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Guinea Pig for sale in Pittsburgh, or seeking a Guinea Pig from a breeder in Pittsburgh.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Pittsburgh already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Pittsburgh breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Guinea Pig breeders who help with Guinea Pig rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Pittsburgh paves the way for another one to be saved.