Global Pet Expo 2012 Set to Break Previous Records with More Exhibitors and Booths Than Ever

global pet expo

World’s largest annual pet products trade show set to take place Feb. 29 – March 2, 2012 in Orlando, FL, at the Orange County Convention Center (Greenwich, CT) – Andrew Darmohraj, senior vice president of the American Pet Products Association (APPA) proudly announced today that Global Pet Expo 2012, the world’s largest annual pet products […]

Clothing Line for Guinea Pig Lovers Supports Rescues

Rescuing Rocks

A new online shop has recently opened offering guinea pig lovers everywhere cute and fun piggy-inspired t-shirts and clothing. Choose from a huge selection of t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, shopping bags and much, much more. Many of the items also promote the ‘rescue’ message with £2.50 from every item in this range being donated to the […]

John Miller’s Perspective on Global Pet Expo

Oxbow Animal Health Global Pet Expo Booth

Author John Miller Greetings from the airport.  As I type this, I’m boarding a plane for Orlando where I will be trading in the cold rain of Nebraska for a few days of mild temperatures and sunshine.  For the remainder of the week, myself and other…

Upgrading to An Adult Size Guinea Pig Cage, Built For Two

the ultimate guinea pig cage

Guinea pigs in pet stores are young and half the size of a full grown adult. As such, commercially sold guinea pig cages are labelled as “Starter Kits” or “First Homes.” However, those same pet stores that sell young guinea pigs do not sell cage upgrades for adults. This is a big problem in guinea […]

New Leadership, Investment, Products and Alliances Pave the way for Success at Absorption Corp

CareFRESH Habitat Products

Ferndale, Washington– Absorption Corp announces a series of investments in business development, sales & marketing and strategic alliances focused on structuring the company for growth in bedding, litter, enrichment and food. Throughout 2011 and into 2012 the company invested in virtually all aspects of its businesses; some notable changes include: • CEO, COO, CDO and […]

Custom built wooden guinea pig houses and hay wagon

Whee piggies were thrilled when presented with these custom built wooden guinea pig houses our humans bought from our favorite rescue, Orange County Cavy Haven! Fleece cozies and hideaways are ideal for staying snug in chilly weather, but these wooden…

Ghost Rider’s Guinea Pig Pyjamas

ghost rider

From time to time we love to dress up our pets and take photos. Some more than others. Ancient artifacts show this has been going on as long as civilization. While some will argue costumes on guinea pigs are unnecessary, most will react with happiness at a cute photo of a guinea pig in an […]

Ten Things Guinea Pigs Have in Common With Zombies

sloppy phoenix

They Eat Everything They See Unlike zombies that are out for brains, guinea pigs eat only vegetables. Guinea pigs naturally forage for food so they like to keep eating throughout the day. They Have Crazy Hair Each guinea pig comes with unique markings and colors. Different breeds have different hairstyles! They Enjoy The Company of […]

Nevermore: The Dangers Awaiting Guinea Pigs Outside

papua pond

I knew the warning well because I often spoke it to others. Do not leave your guinea pigs unattended when outside of their usual habitat. However, it was bound to happen. I was usually good about following my own advice but I was about to let that one slack and learn a hard lesson. Part […]

Are Guinea Pigs Good Starter Pets?

Guinea Pig Toy

With Adopt Rescued Guinea Pigs Month quickly approaching, we will be brainstorming ways to help cavies in shelters and rescues across the country. For years, guinea pigs have been considered “starter pets” and this is often the direction a conversation drifts when discussing what to do for all those homeless cavies. But is a child’s […]


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