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Peruvian pigs hair cut

MiloAndJake

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Hi does anyone know of any places that does a lot grooming service for Guinea Pigs, i have two peruvians and their hairs growing in quite long now and in need of a trim i tried doing it myself and they seemed to squeak like it hurt so i stopped instantly? I don’t wanna make a mess and rather it was done by a professional. Thanks!
 

Betsy

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I have pet clippers as they are quieter than normal clippers and give Betsy a grade 4 for her summer hairdo. I have Tom (16 year old son) standing by for when Betsy does a runner (gets fed up). I always bribe her with food in an attempt to get her to stay still. She usually ends up with one side long and one side short overnight :yikes:and then I do the other side the next day:).
 

lauraboara

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May be worth asking the vet nurses at your local vet - ours will help with that kind of thing and nails etc. Small fee.
But also they do get used to it - I have 2 Peruvians and they are totally chilled about hair cuts now - little gem lettuce leaves usually help!
 
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