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    My Problem With The ‘elevator Method’ Used To Pick Up Piggies...

    My piggie is generally okay with the elevator method of picking her up - I just kind of coax her into a guinea pig bed, and pick her up by lifting the entire bed out of the cage. However, I'm worried that because I have been getting her out to syringe feed her, she will associate her little bed...
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    Guinea Pig Impossible To Get Out Of Cage

    Hi we have had a guinea pig for a month now, and she is very happy in her cage, and makes squeaking noises when we come in the room, but she hates being picked up. I have tried everything other then picking her up, like boxes but she just backs up. She is very strong and good at wiggling, so...
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    Guinea Pigs Squeak When I Move Them

    Hi All, I have 4 pigs, 2 of them are older by a few weeks. Each day I move them from the hutch to the run to make sure they get plenty of exercise and fresh air. The older 2 will always run away from me, but accept their fate when I pick them up to move them. The youngest 2 will squeak and...
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    First Lap Time!

    Today My guinea Patches, and her sister Callie had lap time. For Callie, it was regular. For her sister, it was her first. I do have a of question, though. When we picked up Patches and Callie, they both made this squeek/squeel sound like a real pig. Is that regular? At first we thought that...
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