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VoodooJoint
09-02-06, 11:19 am
This is a list of threads here on this site (and others) highlighting the Problems with buying and breeding along with the results of poor housing and care. This will be an ever growing list and can be used to reference others during discussions of the topics covered here.

Anyone considering buying from a petstore, breeding or housing their GPs outside should take the time to read over these threads.

General Petstore Threads
Petstore pig is pregnant with lethal (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=7156)
Petstore Missexing with birth complications (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D18719)
Petstore Missexing (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D11721)
Pregnant Petstore GP (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D17917)
Petstore Abuse Case (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D13361)
Petstore hands out bad advice and dead GP in petstore tank (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D9498)
My piggy passed away last night. She was only 3 months old (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D14584)
Sick Petstore GP dies (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D5430)
Petstore bought GP has running lice and dies suddenly (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D3775)
Female housed with male in petstore is pregnant (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D3332)
Pregnant Petstore GP (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/227974-post38.html)
Misexed Petstore GPs (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/20227-newborn-piggies-help.html)
Second Petstore GP dies (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/20456-i-had-bring-baby-back.html#post241102)
Misexed and pregnant Petstore GP (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/19905-re-homing-pet-store-question-2.html#post236968)
Surprise Babies from Petstore GPs (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/20545-babies.html)
GPs in and from Petstores Pictures (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/23746-why-not-get-petstore-guinea-pig-pictures.html)
Petland GP pregnant. Owner may dump babies back at petstore (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D1403)
Just Purchased Guinea Pig had Babies (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/28669-just-purchased-guinea-pig-had-babies.html)
3 Month Old Satin Pig Pregnant by Inbreeding (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/28709-yay-another-surprise-packet.html)
Pet Shop Owner Charged With Torturing Animals (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/news/28814-what-do-you-know-another-pet-store-cruelty-case.html)
Petstore Bought GP Sick and Dying - Sold with Rabbit to live with as well (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=40451)
Petstore GP gives birth to 3 Dead and Deformed Pups (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/30162-oh-my-god.html)
Petstore sells mixed-sex pair. Mother gives Birth and Dies one Week Later (http://www.guineapighome.com/forum/guinea-pig-great-room/1273-need-info-feeding-week-old-babies.html)
missexed Petland pigs with parasites (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=927736#927736)
pet store employee says they get a lot of sick guinea pigs, many do not make it (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=909284#909284)
lethal from pet store (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=745689#745689)
sick pet store pig (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=742731#742731)
three pet store pigs pass away from same illness (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=606171#606171)
Pet store supplier houses males and females together, does not guarantee gender and cannot tell when guinea pigs are fertile (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=94988#94988)
Pet store pig with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=32568#32568)
GP purchased at Christmas passes from URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=60473#60473)
Two pet store pigs with mites
Person goes to buy 2 sames sex pigs. Petstore sells them a male and female (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/37686-now-do-you-see-where-im-coming.html)
Pet Stores? (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=45733&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0)
"Christmas Present" pig dies of unknown causes (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/memory/41175-my-little-dino.html)
Sick, Petstore GP is pregnant. Gives birth to one baby which dies. (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/medical-veterinary/42521-help.html#post413013)
Petstore Pig Bought Pregnant (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/42587-fighting-space-issue-now-surprise.html#post413111)
Petsmart
Sick Petsmart GP (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D12956)
Petsmart hamsters killing each other on video (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/23324-killer-hamsters-petsmart.html)
Petsmart GP has URI (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D7982)
Petsmart GP is Mite Infested (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowpost.php%3Fp%3D152930%26postcount%3D5)
Petsmart GP delivers 3 babies and dies (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/23415-petstupid-their-single-sex-pigs.html)
2 Petsmart bought GPs die during their first day home. (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=34294)
Sick GP from Petsmart (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D18670)
Breeders noticing that new Petsmart (Pets at Home) opening near them means more animals needing rehoming (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=27048)
Petsmart choosing to kill sick animals instead of getting them vet treatment (http://www.guineapighome.com/forum/social-hour/867-quick-bad-talk-ps.html)
Two petsmart pigs just bought pass the first day, Petsmart vet also prescribes toxic AB (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=939225#939225)
sick petsmart pig (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=884471#884471)
sick Petsmart pig, same owner
Petsmart pigs have ringworm/mites
sick Petsmart pig
sick Petsmart pig passes (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=305900#305900)
sick Petsmart pig passes (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=28091#28091)
Petsmart male gives birth to one stillborn (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=53231#53231)
4 petsmart guinea pigs pass from URI, 5th Petco pig comes down with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=145697#145697)
Petsmart pig with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=57441#57441)
2 different owners buy Petsmart pigs. Both are sick when bought. Both animals die. (http://www.guineapighome.com/forum/memory/3343-another-petsmart-nightmare.html)
Petsmart marks guinea pigs as "damaged goods" and puts them in small, drawer-like cages in the back room (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/49594-adopted-yes-adopted-petsmart.html)
Petco
Petco guinea pig dead of serious infection (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/memory/27473-we-lost-our-peaches-today.html)
Petco GP sold with URI dies (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D5301)
Petco bought pigs keep dying (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/introductions/27293-hello.html)
Petco lied about GPs being spayed/neutered. Female GP dies of unknown cause 3 months after purchase (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D14756)
Petco pig sold sick. Taken back to store for treatment (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-cages/23494-question-about-cages.html)
Petco will do anything to make a sale (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/25465-petco-will-do-anything-make-sale.html)
Petco Missexing (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D18751)
Sick Petco Pig and Rats (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/28827-petco.html)
Petco Bought GP delivers dead babies. Sow dies 2 days later (http://www.guineapighome.com/forum/introduce-yourself/1042-im-new-here-piggy-named-prince.html)
Inside Petco (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/30653-inside-petco.html)
Petco pig passes, infects owner's previous guinea pig with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=446080#446080)
Pregnant petco sow, both babies pass, one was a lethal
sick Petco pig passes (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=820832#820832)
another sick Petco pig (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=746273#746273)
petco pig passes
Petco pig has two babies, possible lethal white newborn passes (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=640917#640917)
Another Petco pig has surprise babies (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=637532#637532)
Petco pig with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=723771#723771)
more sick Petco pigs (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=706271#706271)
Petco pig with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=708853#708853)
sick Petco pig , companion possibly missexed (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=710375#710375)
Petco pig with URI, owner given Baytril without a prescription (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=689974#689974)
sneezing Petco pig (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=678447#678447)
Petco employee notes the guinea pigs have lice, manager unconcerned (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=680600#680600)
Petco pig losing hair (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=564888#564888)
pregnant Petco pig births two stillborns
Petco pig near death, they decline to take him back
Another sick Petco pig
lethargic Petco pig
Petco pig deteriorates a few weeks after purchase
Petco pig passes a few weeks after purchase
Petco pig passes, infects owner's previous guinea pig with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=446080#446080)
recurring URI in Petco pig (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=523928#523928)
Petco pig diagnosed with fungus (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=564888#564888)
Petco pig diagnosed with URI (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=568333#568333)
Petco pig with lice (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=307587#307587)
Petco pig gives birth (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=637532#637532)
Petco pig with abscess (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=620463#620463)
Neglected guinea pig from Petco passes (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=255006#255006)
Petco pig with URI, Petco gives poor advice (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=23116#23116)
young Petco baby with mites (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=12520#12520)
sick Petco pig (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=30331#30331)
Guinea pig with URI, Petco says it's a hairball (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?p=128761#128761)
Petco Animal Food Products Seized by FDA Due to "Unsanitary Conditions (http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2008/NEW01854.html)
Surprise Birth from Petco Pig (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=46450)
Young Male bought at Petco Gives Birth (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/introductions/38799-help.html)
Petco Bought Pigs Both Have URIs (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/introductions/40716-hi-everyone-im-new-site.html)
GP bought at a "female only" store gives birth (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/446113-post37.html)
New Petco piggy not doing so well (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/medical-veterinary/49007-new-petco-piggy-not-doing-so-well.html)


Breeding
President of the ACBA admits to knowingly creating "lethals" and then feeds said lethals to his pet snakes (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/6466-asking-president-acba.html)
Purposeful breeding results in stillborns and heartbroken owner (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/27340-stillborns.html)
First litter one baby dies. Second litter all babies and mom die (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=30257)
One baby dead. Mom dead of toxemia (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=30188)
Lots of dead babies (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=29744)
Breeder dumps stud at a petstore once it is no longer useful (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/introductions/27527-hi-im-new.html)
Bred GP is denied medical treatment (http://www.guineapighome.com/forum/guinea-pig-great-room/825-help-my-guinea-pig-sick.html)all 4 babies die (http://www.guineapighome.com/forum/guinea-pig-great-room/850-just-record.html)
Petco/Petsmart Breeder/Supplier Retires and Dumps His Herd of over 500 Guinea pigs (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/adoptables-discussions/29894-arkansas-500-breeder-pigs-need-home.html)
Rescued sow delivers one live, one dead, and dies of prolapsed uterus (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=43427)
Petstore Bought Pig Delivers One Stillborn, One Malformed and One Live Baby (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/medical-veterinary-topics/37126-help-babies.html)
Breeder's Poor Practices Result in Genetic Defects and the Death of One Baby (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/39029-consequences-breeding-genetic-defects.html)
Missexed Pigs leads to Pregnancy, Prolapsed Uterus and Bowel. Mother GP and one Baby Die. (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/39820-orphaned-piggies-my-story.html)

Dangers of Outdoor Housing
Summer is Coming. Should You House Your GP Outside? (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-cages/25502-summer-coming-should-you-house-your-gp-outside.html)
Outdoor vs Indoor (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/125073-post13.html)
UK GP housed outside dies of heatstroke (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Fp%3D226480%26posted%3D1%23post22 6480%3C%2Fp>=<p=>=)
GPs stolen from outdoor cage (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/10797-i-have-sad-news.html)
2 GPs in outdoor cage killed by dog (on Animal Precinct) (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D4584)
HAWK, drops guinea pig in someone's yard (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D3755)
Violent thugs batter family pets to death (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/outdoor-environments/17268-uk-pet-violence-another-reason-keep-them-indoors.html)
Thread about people breaking into outdoor hutches and sheds (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=26529)
2 guinea pigs stolen from outdoor shed (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=26659)
Guinea pig attacked by rats in shed (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=26661)
Magpies attacking GPs in their outdoor hutches (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=26307)
4 GPs dead. Cause is a suspected mouse infestation in shed and garden (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=25906)
Ant infested yard and hutches (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=25999)
Warning for those keeping animals outside (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=25676)
Guinea pigs stolen from "Cavy Sanctuary" (http://www.pimms-pages.co.uk/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=25120)
GPs stolen from outdoor garden (http://www.midsussextoday.co.uk/mid-sussex-news?articleid=2857705)
More Guinea pigs die of heatstroke (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/introductions/27081-whats-up.html)
Guinea Pig Killed by Cat (http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=45168)
Guinea Pigs Being Attacked by Cat (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/outdoor-environments/35782-help-my-guinea-pigs-being-attacked-help.html)
Rabbit Hutch Repeatedly attacked by Bears (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/rabbits/48017-smaller-indoor-cage-vs-bigger-outdoor-cage.html)
5 year old GP stolen from outdoor hutch (http://www.thisisthewestcountry.co.uk/news/4662777.Heartbroken_Imogen__4__wants_her_guinea_pi g_back/?ref=rss)
Guinea (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/guinea-pigs-news/50541-pet-guinea-pig-stolen-lowestoft-house-raid-edp24-eastern-daily-press.html) Pig stolen from outdoor shed
Guinea pig killed by Dog (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/53141-advice-needed-please.html)
12 Pet guinea pigs stolen from yard (http://news.google.com/news/url?fd=R&sa=T&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.qt.com.au%2Fstory%2F2010%2F04 %2F06%2Fpet-guinea-pigs-stolen-eastern-heights%2F&usg=AFQjCNFLy7vDqnEr8xwDDH1PTYvwsKtU6Q)


Dangers of housing Guinea Pigs with Rabbits and other species
GP sick after being housed with rabbit (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cavycages.com%2Fforum%2 Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D14935)
GP severely maimed by rabbit (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/14706-case-gumbo-guinea-pig-why-not-house-rabbits-guinea-pigs.html)
Rabbits in Petstore terrorizing a Guinea Pig. GP kept from Eating and Drinking by Rabbits (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/introductions/28816-twin-cities.html)
Guinea pig killed by rabbit (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/about-guinea-pigs/33923-just-1-reasons-rabbits-guinea-pigs-big-no-go.html)
Guinea Pig Attacked by Rabbit. Dies shortly after seperation from the rabbit (http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/medical-veterinary/42521-help.html#post413013)

CavySpirit
03-26-09, 03:22 pm
This thread was copied to the reference forum from the Kitchen. If you want to post another link to this list, please reply to the original thread in the Kitchen:
http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/kitchen/20501-petstore-breeding-care-housing-disaster-threads.html

Thank you.