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    Litter Training: Re: Poop and Pee!

    Mine for some reason like makes a moat around his pigloo with his poos. I dont quite understand that heheh.
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    Pet Stores: Re: A local pet store.

    I've read here not to buy Pigs from a pet shop. And honestly I do not have the space for two full grown females, as I have male now, who is not neutered now.

    I am just stating that is upsetting...
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    Pet Stores: A local pet store.

    Today I went into a pet store to look for a tunnel for Pugsley. In the store they had two full grown guineas in a cage that was about appropriate for a couple of hamsters. The pigs looked as if they...
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    Behavior: Re: Won't Go Up Ramps

    I got pugsley to go up, but he wouldn't come down! So I just took the ramp out and use the top section as "storage" now for his variety of hays.
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    Vegetables: Green Peppers

    Pugsley loves green peppers, like absolutely loves green peppers. The second I sit down a chunk he snatches it away and gobbles it up in his tent. My question is do I need to feed him a variety of...
  6. Bonding: Re: How long did it take for your piggies to like you?

    It only took my Piggie about 3 weeks to get used to me. I still have a hard time trying to pick him up though. When I get home from work he wheeks, runs around and popcorns all over his cage. I think...
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    Entertainment: Re: G-Force Movie

    I think it looks like a cute silly movie. I do agree though about the whole kids wanting guinea pigs and then eventually not caring for them anymore, which worries me as well, I hate seeing animals...
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    Re: Some people are so...

    I'm sorry but friend or not, there are four living creatures being neglected that don't deserve that. Since you can't take them in the best thing would be to get them to a shelter/rescue where they...
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    Sick: Re: I think Starburst is dead/dying

    I am sorry for your loss. :( As others have said, you gave him a much happier life and I am sure he is grateful for that.
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    Popcorning: Pugsley is coming out of his shell?

    My little guy Pugsley was quite the shy piggy when I got him! He mainly hung out in his pigloo or his tent. Recently within the past week (I've only had him for about 3 weeks) I notice him becoming...
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    Coughing: Re: Choking - a concern?

    Pugsley does the same thing. It sounds almost like a cat with a hairball, he'll do it once or twice and then keeps eating.
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    Ohio looking for one male!

    I already have one male piggie and would like to get him a male friend! I am located in the Youngstown area, Trumbull/Mahoning County
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    Animal Rights: Re: The suffering of animals

    I was in a Petsmart the other day to show my fiance the horrible conditions they let the piggies and other small animals stay in and they had 5 males (so they say) in one aquarium like cage that...
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    Animal Welfare: Re: A Horrible Case of Pig Abuse

    That is so depressing. I teared up while reading this, just from the thought it.
  15. Thread: Only one?

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    How Many: Re: Only one?

    I'm still kind of new to the small animal world, so excuse this question if it's dumb (i'm use to cats) if a guinea pig is solo from the time of being young would he know the difference in not having...
  16. Thread: Only one?

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    How Many: Re: Only one?

    Yes, exotic animals are a little tough to find around here as well. The only places you can find them is Pet stores/shops in this area.
  17. Thread: Only one?

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    How Many: Re: Only one?

    Oh and I refuse to use Craigslist. I don't trust that site for anything.
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    How Many: Only one?

    I got my first Pig a couple of weeks ago after some light research. Unfortunately he did come from a Pet store. I did search Petfinder and whatnot and could not find any shelters/rescues around here....
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    General: Re: How should I pet my guinea pig?

    Pugsley likes being petted anywhere, I think he's happy as long as he is getting attention!
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    Re: How has this site changed you?

    I must say and admit, that I did no research on piggies before I recently purchased my first one. I was under the impression that they were just large hamsters! After purchasing my boy from Petsmart...
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    Popcorning: Re: What makes your pigs popcorn?

    Pugsley popcorns all the time. Especially when he has floor time! He also seems to popcorn after a good cage cleaning, fresh hay and pellets!
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    Pellets: What brand of Pellets?

    Right now I am feeding my piggie Nutriphase Gold, and heard that this was bad? What brand or kind should I try to look for? He eats lots of Oxbow Timothy Hay! I have been trying to introduce veggies...
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    First time Piggy owner

    I got my first Piggy last week! I actually did buy it from a pet store :(. I didn't realize that you could adopt piggies until after I picked him up. That and I feel horrible for pet store animals :(...
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    Popcorning: Re: Lone guinea pig popcorning

    I have one piggie also, and he popcorns all the time as well. I would like to eventually get him a companion. But since this is my first guinea pig, I kind of want to learn the ropes of one before...
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