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    Petstore, Breeding, Care and Housing Disaster Threads

    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
    Petstore Missexing with birth complications
    Petstore Missexing
    Pregnant Petstore GP
    Petstore Abuse Case
    Petstore hands out bad advice and dead GP in petstore tank
    My piggy passed away last night. She was only 3 months old
    Sick Petstore GP dies
    Petstore bought GP has running lice and dies suddenly
    Female housed with male in petstore is pregnant
    Pregnant Petstore GP
    Misexed Petstore GPs
    Second Petstore GP dies
    Misexed and pregnant Petstore GP
    Surprise Babies from Petstore GPs
    GPs in and from Petstores Pictures
    Petland GP pregnant. Owner may dump babies back at petstore
    Just Purchased Guinea Pig had Babies
    3 Month Old Satin Pig Pregnant by Inbreeding
    Pet Shop Owner Charged With Torturing Animals
    Petstore Bought GP Sick and Dying - Sold with Rabbit to live with as well
    Petstore GP gives birth to 3 Dead and Deformed Pups
    Petstore sells mixed-sex pair. Mother gives Birth and Dies one Week Later
    missexed Petland pigs with parasites
    pet store employee says they get a lot of sick guinea pigs, many do not make it
    lethal from pet store
    sick pet store pig
    three pet store pigs pass away from same illness
    Pet store supplier houses males and females together, does not guarantee gender and cannot tell when guinea pigs are fertile
    Pet store pig with URI
    GP purchased at Christmas passes from URI
    Two pet store pigs with mites
    Person goes to buy 2 sames sex pigs. Petstore sells them a male and female
    Pet Stores?
    "Christmas Present" pig dies of unknown causes
    Sick, Petstore GP is pregnant. Gives birth to one baby which dies.
    Petstore Pig Bought Pregnant
    Sick Petsmart GP
    Petsmart hamsters killing each other on video
    Petsmart GP has URI
    Petsmart GP is Mite Infested
    Petsmart GP delivers 3 babies and dies
    2 Petsmart bought GPs die during their first day home.
    Sick GP from Petsmart
    Breeders noticing that new Petsmart (Pets at Home) opening near them means more animals needing rehoming
    Petsmart choosing to kill sick animals instead of getting them vet treatment
    Two petsmart pigs just bought pass the first day, Petsmart vet also prescribes toxic AB
    sick petsmart pig
    sick Petsmart pig, same owner
    Petsmart pigs have ringworm/mites
    sick Petsmart pig
    sick Petsmart pig passes
    sick Petsmart pig passes
    Petsmart male gives birth to one stillborn
    4 petsmart guinea pigs pass from URI, 5th Petco pig comes down with URI
    Petsmart pig with URI
    2 different owners buy Petsmart pigs. Both are sick when bought. Both animals die.
    Petsmart marks guinea pigs as "damaged goods" and puts them in small, drawer-like cages in the back room
    Petco guinea pig dead of serious infection
    Petco GP sold with URI dies
    Petco bought pigs keep dying
    Petco lied about GPs being spayed/neutered. Female GP dies of unknown cause 3 months after purchase
    Petco pig sold sick. Taken back to store for treatment
    Petco will do anything to make a sale
    Petco Missexing
    Sick Petco Pig and Rats
    Petco Bought GP delivers dead babies. Sow dies 2 days later
    Inside Petco
    Petco pig passes, infects owner's previous guinea pig with URI
    Pregnant petco sow, both babies pass, one was a lethal
    sick Petco pig passes
    another sick Petco pig
    petco pig passes
    Petco pig has two babies, possible lethal white newborn passes
    Another Petco pig has surprise babies
    Petco pig with URI
    more sick Petco pigs
    Petco pig with URI
    sick Petco pig , companion possibly missexed
    Petco pig with URI, owner given Baytril without a prescription
    sneezing Petco pig
    Petco employee notes the guinea pigs have lice, manager unconcerned
    Petco pig losing hair
    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
    recurring URI in Petco pig
    Petco pig diagnosed with fungus
    Petco pig diagnosed with URI
    Petco pig with lice
    Petco pig gives birth
    Petco pig with abscess
    Neglected guinea pig from Petco passes
    Petco pig with URI, Petco gives poor advice
    young Petco baby with mites
    sick Petco pig
    Guinea pig with URI, Petco says it's a hairball
    Petco Animal Food Products Seized by FDA Due to "Unsanitary Conditions
    Surprise Birth from Petco Pig
    Young Male bought at Petco Gives Birth
    Petco Bought Pigs Both Have URIs
    GP bought at a "female only" store gives birth
    New Petco piggy not doing so well

    President of the ACBA admits to knowingly creating "lethals" and then feeds said lethals to his pet snakes
    Purposeful breeding results in stillborns and heartbroken owner
    First litter one baby dies. Second litter all babies and mom die
    One baby dead. Mom dead of toxemia
    Lots of dead babies
    Breeder dumps stud at a petstore once it is no longer useful
    Bred GP is denied medical treatmentall 4 babies die
    Petco/Petsmart Breeder/Supplier Retires and Dumps His Herd of over 500 Guinea pigs
    Rescued sow delivers one live, one dead, and dies of prolapsed uterus
    Petstore Bought Pig Delivers One Stillborn, One Malformed and One Live Baby
    Breeder's Poor Practices Result in Genetic Defects and the Death of One Baby
    Missexed Pigs leads to Pregnancy, Prolapsed Uterus and Bowel. Mother GP and one Baby Die.

    Dangers of Outdoor Housing
    Summer is Coming. Should You House Your GP Outside?
    Outdoor vs Indoor
    UK GP housed outside dies of heatstroke
    GPs stolen from outdoor cage
    2 GPs in outdoor cage killed by dog (on Animal Precinct)
    HAWK, drops guinea pig in someone's yard
    Violent thugs batter family pets to death
    Thread about people breaking into outdoor hutches and sheds
    2 guinea pigs stolen from outdoor shed
    Guinea pig attacked by rats in shed
    Magpies attacking GPs in their outdoor hutches
    4 GPs dead. Cause is a suspected mouse infestation in shed and garden
    Ant infested yard and hutches
    Warning for those keeping animals outside
    Guinea pigs stolen from "Cavy Sanctuary"
    GPs stolen from outdoor garden
    More Guinea pigs die of heatstroke
    Guinea Pig Killed by Cat
    Guinea Pigs Being Attacked by Cat
    Rabbit Hutch Repeatedly attacked by Bears
    5 year old GP stolen from outdoor hutch
    Guinea Pig stolen from outdoor shed
    Guinea pig killed by Dog
    12 Pet guinea pigs stolen from yard

    Dangers of housing Guinea Pigs with Rabbits and other species
    GP sick after being housed with rabbit
    GP severely maimed by rabbit
    Rabbits in Petstore terrorizing a Guinea Pig. GP kept from Eating and Drinking by Rabbits
    Guinea pig killed by rabbit
    Guinea Pig Attacked by Rabbit. Dies shortly after seperation from the rabbit
    Last edited by VoodooJoint; 04-06-10 at 07:51 pm.
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