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My name is Blackie!
found a new home! Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.
Find a pet to adopt
I am good with kids.
Helpful links for guinea pig care: Guinea Lynx is a wonderful resource for answering guinea pig questions, finding a local vet, and much more. Please refer to their Care Guide for information on how to care for your guinea pig. Guinea Pigs need lots of space and running time. DO NOT use wheels or balls for exercise Âit can break their backs! The best way for them to get exercise is for them to have a set-up running area in your home. The best cage is one you can build yourself. It is better for the pigs and much more economical. Cavy Cages has all the information you need for sizing and instructions on building a cage. C&C (Coroplast & Cubes) is the most recommended cage for guinea pigs and is required by Three Rivers in order to adopt our pigs.
Facts about Blackie
Species: Guinea Pig
Other Pets at Three Rivers Small Animal Rescue
Why Adoption is a Great Option
Blackie, 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.
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.
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
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.