GEICO Guinea Pigs Row, Row, Row A Boat

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Commercials from GEICO, a US insurance company, are always good for a laugh. In their latest ad campaign, guinea pigs row a tiny boat in order to supply power for a household. The ad is punctuated with, “Such a simple word. Row. Simple, but with quite a bit of power — no pun intended.” If […]

US Military Finds Guinea Pigs OK

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The US Air Force has a growing list of pets not allowed in base housing under a new pet policy. Luckily for guinea pig lovers, the companions are still allowed. Other pets listed in Air Force Instruction 32-6001 that didn’t make the cut include: spiders, reptiles, ferrets, hedgehogs, pot-bellied pigs, monkeys, skunks, raccoons, squirrels, farm […]

Rent-A-Cavy Wins in Switzerland

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As we get older, it’s more and more difficult to find friends. Apparently guinea pigs have the same problem. In Hadlikon, Switzerland, 30 kilometers from Zürich, Priska Küng operates a matchmaking service for the lonely pets. Guinea pigs are social animals that live in groups and Swiss law prohibits owners from keeping only one. So […]

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