To learn more about guinea pig care:
- See these websites:
- Check out these books
A Grown-up Guide to Guinea Pigs by Dale Sigler. This book has a lot of great information on caring for guinea pigs from an adult or teenager's point of view. Order this book from amazon.com and proceeds from your purchase will be donated to MGPR. This link can also be access for ANY amazon.com purchase and the proceeds of your purchase will benefit MGPR.
Animal Planet's Guinea Pigs book by Julie Mancini is also an excellent guide for owning guinea pigs. This book is more recent than the "Grown-up Guide" and has up-to-date information on guinea pig husbandry. Order this book from amazon.com and proceeds from your purchase will be donated to MGPR. This link can also be access for ANY amazon.com purchase and the proceeds of your purchase will benefit MGPR.
Cavy Health Record Book published by the website www.guinealynx.info. This is a great book that helps you monitor the health of your guinea pig. It also contains warning signs of illness, medications, and diseases as well as general information on housing, diet, and grooming. It is also sold by MGPR for $5.00 each. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
For a list of approved vets:
Please refer to our list of vets (viewable as a map or table) with whom we have had experience. All are knowledgeable and have expertise in caring for guinea pigs.
The vets listed below are MGPR Partners for their expertise in guinea pig care:
-- Blue Ridge Veterinary Associates, Drs. Valerie Campbell & W. Behm, 120 East Cornwell Street, Purcellville, VA (540) 338-7387
-- Chadwell Animal Hospital, Dr. Keith Gold, 3004 Emmorton Road, Abingdon, MD (443) 512-8338
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For soft goods (bonding pouches, lap pads, etc):
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- Top quality soft goods made to spoil your furry kids. Machine washable and dryer safe products for all animals. Made by an MGPR volunteer who donates all profits to MGPR.
If you have any questions, please review our FAQ. If you do not find an answer, contact us at email@example.com. We'll do our best to help you with any general guinea pig questions you have or questions about our organization.