Popcorn Prints: New Features, Continued Support for Rescues

Popcorn Prints Website

Popcorn Prints is excited to announce the launch of a brand new website and online shop offering a huge range of gifts, clothing and home accessories, all inspired by guinea pigs (and a few rabbits). Customers can now choose from a much larger range, with more gifts and smaller items like greetings cards, fridge magnets, […]

The Stories of Bertie the Guinea Pig: Keeping it Real!

Bertie's Christmas Carrot

Where do you begin when you start telling a story about guinea pigs? Cavies are so misunderstood, sometimes even labelled as ‘dull’ or ‘boring’! When I started writing, I really wanted to show people how amazing guinea pigs can be, granted they don’t actually talk in real-life, and perhaps some of the Bertie stories stretch […]

NEW 2012 Guinea Pig Olympics Games, London, Calendar

Many of you have probably seen images relating to The Guinea Pig Olympics floating around the internet and social media. They’ve gone so far in cyberspace, it’s difficult to know exactly where they came from. Guinea Pig Today was inspired by the 2012 Olympic Games to tell their story and give proper credit to the […]

Guinea Pig Illustrator, Caroline Whittle, is ‘Out of the Hutch’

flying carpet guinea pig peruvian

Professional Illustrator Caroline Whittle, is well known for her colourful, soft and vibrant work, reproduced as greeting cards, wallpaper, fabrics and much more, but her abiding passion has always been for guinea pigs. After graduating from the Berkshire College of Art and Design with an HND in graphic design, Caroline realised she preferred illustration to […]

Flat Bonnie Makes Flat Cavies for A Cause

guinea pigs named The Nelson Twins with their Flat Cavies

Not only are Flat Bonnie and her plushy cohorts adorable, but they are showing up everywhere to spread the word about adoption. Recently, they were spotted at the Exotic Pet Fair in Pasadena, California as well as the Bunny Luv Rabbit Resource Center in Van Nuys, California and the Anime Expo in Los Angeles. This […]

Melissa J. Taylor Publishes Guinea Pigs’ Storybook Series

Melissa J. Taylor, guinea pig book author

With social media being such a prevalent source of information, it’s easy to miss something newsworthy or, in this case, a newsworthy person, if they don’t have a social media presence. So I decided to introduce Melissa J. Taylor to Guinea Pig Today readers. Admittedly “old-fashioned” and preferring to use websites, Melissa doesn’t have a […]

Orange County Cavy Haven Benefits from “The Magic Zoo” Jewelry Sales

The Magic Zoo guinea pig jewelry

An animal fanatic with a love of jewelry is doing great things for the guinea pig community. Merry Rosenfield of Clearwater, Florida has been creating animal inspired jewelry for her company, The Magic Zoo, since 1989. Her designs in sterling silver, 14k gold, pewter and enamel are inspired by both wild and domestic animals. She […]

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 […]

Oxbow Builds Hay-based Holiday Tree

Oxbow Tree Cover

Each year in November, those at the Oxbow central offices in Murdock, Nebraska, discuss ideas for the company Christmas card. This year they agreed to do something decidedly different which customers and friends would enjoy and associate with Oxbow. Lucas Stock, Oxbow’s Marketing Communications Specialist, tells us, “Our Chief Operating Officer, Deb Buhro, came up […]

New Ebook Advises Parents to Adopt a Guinea Pig Instead of Buying

handle guinea pigs

Philadelphia, PA — (SBWIRE) — 11/09/2011 — Most people assume only dogs and cats can be found in animal shelters. But according to Brankica Underwood, certain shelters also allow pet lovers to adopt a guinea pig. Underwood is the author of, “Teach Your Kids to Handle Guinea Pigs,” an ebook that shows parents how to […]


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