Did Justin Bieber Set a Bad Example for Small Pet Owners?

Justin Bieber Hamster PAC

“Belieb” it or not, Justin Bieber left his hamster behind in Atlanta, Georgia, in a move that has shocked fans who are also small pet owners. Justin handed PAC, his pet dwarf hamster, to a screaming fan last Wednesday night after Power 96.1′s Jingle Ball at Philips Arena. TMZ posted a poor quality video where […]

Do Guinea Pigs Appear in Ice Age: Continental Drift?

If you’ve been to the movies this summer, you’ve probably seen the trailer for the next film in the series of Ice Age movies titled Ice Age: Continental Drift. What surprised me were a bunch of rodent-like critters that appear briefly in the trailer. Are these guinea pigs!? I was dying to know. Like so […]

The Biggest Loser’s Davina McCall Makes Decision Over Second Guinea Pig

Davina McCall guinea pig decision

Davina McCall, host of The Biggest Loser in the UK, has come under fire for announcing the purchase of a pet guinea pig to her Twitter followers. Some cavy enthusiasts claimed she was being “cruel” for making her new pet live a solitary life. The guinea pig, now named Harley, was for Davina’s youngest daughter, […]

Guinea Pigs Steal the Show on “A Little Bit Country”

Corinne and her guinea pigs

If you haven’t caught the new Jenny Garth show, “A Little Bit Country,” you might want to check it out. The premise of the show, which airs on CMT Fridays at 9:00pm (PST), has the recently separated Garth leaving Hollywood to raise her children on a ranch in rural California. So why am I recommending […]

Kids TV Creators Feature Guinea Pigs in “The Burrow Bunch”

As any parent with young kids will know the one conversation that constantly comes up morning, noon and night is ‘when can we get a pet?’ I have twin eight year old girls and after months of discussion, my friend Andrea showed me the most adorable two guinea pigs who were looking for a new […]

Guinea Pig Smuggler on Letterman’s “Top Ten”

Guinea pig smuggler

For those of you who watched the Late Show with David Letterman last night, he did his usual “Top Ten” list at the start of the show. This time the list was called “Top Ten Things The Secret Service Learned About Tonight’s Audience.” Featured as number four on the list was “Known Guinea Pig Smuggler” […]

Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Behavior

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Bizarre Foods, A popular series on the Travel Channel focuses on unusual regional cuisine from around the world which is usually shocking to viewers. One episode in particular has drawn the attention of animal lovers in the guinea pig community. Host Andrew Zimmern visited Ecuador where he sampled cuy, a meal prepared using a guinea […]

Ghost Rider’s Guinea Pig Pyjamas

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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

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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 […]

Breeders Address the Sad Pet, Pro-Adoption Commercials

Piggy Face

The Westminster Kennel Club is getting a lot of heat because they dropped their former sponsor, Pedigree, in favor of a new sponsor, Purina. The argument was over the “sad pet” commercials promoting adoption that supposedly made viewers want to change the channel. Pedigree says they were told they were too focused on adoption and […]

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