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Is This House Suitable For My Piggies?

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mackenzieaj96

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Is this house going to work for my 3 pigs? I know it is big enough, but I want to know if they will be able to make it up and down the ramp?
 

gogoguineas

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I can't really tell what the dimensions of the house is, does the seller or website have some actual dimensions to look at? Also, the ramp looks a little steep though and would require adapting so no piggy can fall over the edge (their eyesight is notoriously bad).Also, is this for indoor or outdoor use?
 

mackenzieaj96

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I can't really tell what the dimensions of the house is, does the seller or website have some actual dimensions to look at? Also, the ramp looks a little steep though and would require adapting so no piggy can fall over the edge (their eyesight is notoriously bad).Also, is this for indoor or outdoor use?
It is 48inL x 25inW x 36inH. What could I do to the ramp to ensure they don't fall?
 

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It does look quite steep. You could attach high sides to the ramp and carpet it (or similar) to make it easier for their silly little feet! Some pigs prefer enclosed tunnel-like ramps too.
 

mackenzieaj96

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It does look quite steep. You could attach high sides to the ramp and carpet it (or similar) to make it easier for their silly little feet! Some pigs prefer enclosed tunnel-like ramps too.
Should I look for a home with a less steep ramp? I just really liked the color of this one! Haha. I'm afraid if I make like rails that they'll just eat them.
 

biscandmatt

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i wouldn't use one of these outside but inside it should be fine. the only thing is that it is quite small for three piggies. with the measurements it would be more suited as a minimum for two piggies. so you might want to consider something larger? the ramp does look steep, but you can buy fleece ramp tunnels now which should help. the main maker of them used to be candecosies but i'm not sure they are making any at the moment. but other cosy makers should easily beable to do a custom order for you. i find hammocky hammocks to be excellent for all things cosy :)
 

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Should I look for a home with a less steep ramp? I just really liked the color of this one! Haha. I'm afraid if I make like rails that they'll just eat them.
They probably will! I have a lovey hidey house on legs, which one of my monkeys in particular is munching her way through the legs of!
 

Lucy1666

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i wouldnt recommend it i used to have one for a rabbit its too small and a right pain to clean the steep ladder is alot for piggies too better off with a double hutch or a single story 6ft one depending on how many piggies of course :)
 
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