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trust issues

  1. C

    Bonding With An Adopted Piggy

    I adopted a Peruvian piggy of approx 9 months old a few months ago. I don’t know much but that he was given up by the previous owner because of “dominance issues” and was never with another piggy. When I first got him I noticed that he would bite my clothes whenever picked up and he’s very...
  2. ToastandBeans

    Beans Now Hates Me

    Okay so I just got Beans out for a cuddle and she just ran so after 2 minutes I had to put her back in her cage because otherwise she would jump off the sofa and break a leg. She just runs off. Doesn't even stay on me for a minute :no: She used to be really cuddly and cwtchy and I don't know...
  3. CavyIris

    Make My Guinea Pigs Trust Me?

    Hello! I'm just wondering if its normal that my guinea pigs still dont trust me after about three weeks? They dont come up to me or accept their favourite foods from my hand. And they never come out when I'm by their cage. And i would also LOVE some tips on how to bond with them more, (two...
  4. Tiayra

    Still Not Comfortable

    I am at a loss of what to do with my girls. I have had my two guinea pigs for a few months now. They still have not warmed up to me... I don't know what else to do. They will eat from my hand with no problems. But they still run away from me anytime I go near their cage, dread me picking them...
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