The unfortunate thing Linda, is that when you buy from a pet shop, it just makes room for them to buy more inlinda.b said:Good for you! sounds like he needed a home just as much as rescues do. I'm sure he will be so happy to be in his new home, away from the noise and stress of the pet shop. Can't wait to see the piccys.
I have 4 other gps, 2 males and 2 females, he is in quarrantine at the moment and so is bandit and bert (because ernie died for unknown reasons)cavykind said:What a shame you couldn't find a rescue piggy though
Do you have any other guinea pigs? Are you going to have him neutered? Or find a baby male? If you can give us a general idea of where you live, we might be able to suggest a local rescue that can help
I've bought form a pet shop once, many years ago when I was new to rescue. It was an obviously pregnant sow >linda.b said:I agree, if you see a beautiful piggy in the pet shop, don't buy but one thats been there so long with no hope of a home. well I would'nt be able to walk away. Would you?