Guinea Pig Health News for October 07 2017

Teddy Guinea Pig, Guinea Pig Care and Keeping Teddy Guinea Pigs

The Teddy Guinea Pig’s most distinctive feature is its dense, wiry coat. The Teddy Guinea Pigs are curious, fun-loving creatures, and they make good pets for kids. The Teddy Guinea Pig is the result of a genetic mutation. The Teddy’s coat is unlike that of any other Guinea pig. Teddy Guinea Pigs are shorter in length than most other breeds. The Teddy Guinea Pig may be found in any of the standard Guinea pig colors. Be sure to provide your guinea pig with a good home and a proper diet. Guinea pigs need plenty of exercise and they also love to play. Guinea pigs are social creatures and will like to have a companion. Teddy Guinea Pigs usually sell for $20 to $30. They are often available in pet shops, and many breeders sell them as well. Guinea Pigs come in many varieties and are readily available at pet stores, shelters, and rescues. A healthy guinea pig will have brilliant eyes, good sound teeth, and a healthy coat.
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Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Guinea Pig Food, 25 lbs

VetDepot offers a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all over the counter medications. Our 30-Day Guarantee allows you take the time to make sure this is right for your pet! If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase from VetDepot, we will gladly accept your return for an exchange or a refund. Return your unused, unopened items in their original box and/or packaging in new condition within 30 days for a replacement or refund. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-710-9770 or for further assistance. PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ARE NOT RETURNABLE. VetDepot will not accept returns for refund or exchange on ANY prescription medication. State and Federal regulations prohibit us from accepting any prescription drugs returns, except when these drugs are subject to a recall.
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My Guinea Pig Bit Me. Do I Have Rabies?

Just someone who’s had lots of pets, and been bitten and scratched at various times. Basic answer: “Consult public health officials. Bites of squirrels, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, chipmunks, rats, mice, other small rodents, rabbits, and hares almost never require rabies postexposure prophylaxis.” Beyond that: If you have pets, you will get scratched and bitten every once in a while – it goes with the territory. Sometimes bites or scratches can get infected – general rule: wash! Maybe put an antibiotic cream on a scratch or bite. A lot of people have allergic reactions to scratches. As to rabies in your guinea pig: Do you have some reason to think that your Guinea Pig has rabies? If yes, then get it tested.
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