Beds for my new piggies

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I would if I were you. My two piggies don't want to share their cuddle sacks. Cocoa normally kicks poor Oreo out if I just have one in there. Oreo then is forced to pout and give me pitiful looks till I put the other one in.
 

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Yes, one each of every item.
I used to have some of those beds, they look so comfy and warm particularly as my piggies live in my shed, but they refused to use them 🙁
 

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Yes, one each of every item.
I used to have some of those beds, they look so comfy and warm particularly as my piggies live in my shed, but they refused to use them 🙁
Same experience here - they looked nice but stayed mostly ignored... They are also rather small for growing piggies and definitely for fully grown ones.

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Please always have as many hideys and cosies of each as you have piggies in order to preven bullying. Make sure that any huts and cosies can be exited in more than one way so the underpiggy cannot be 'locked in' by a dominant bully. This will remove one of the most common flashpoints for fights when the locked-in piggy will see themselves forced to bite and fight in defence due to lack of escape.
 

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From my experience, even if you have Guinea pigs that use them, they’ll pee and poop all over them and if you don’t like putting pee-soaked hides in the washing machine, then you’d be replacing them really often which is impractical.
For me, it looks very cute but is more something I’d use if they were only in it for a few minutes for cuddle time, not full time.
i agree that you need two at least to avoid bickering.
 

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The Rosewood ones with carrots on are much bigger - My girls are obsessed with theirs so much I've ordered more. I have some of the smaller ones but mainly get used by nervous singletons that have just arrived in foster, they seem to appreciate the security.
 

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My guinea pigs like the circus tent hidey by HayPigs. I like it because it comes with extra pads for the bottom and it's machine washable 😂😂
 
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