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Bathing Questions about bathing guinea pigs?

Mers Guineas

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I decided I am going to give Toppy a bath next weekend, because her fur looks and feels dirty and oily. Emmy is fine, so should I still give her a bath, or leave it? Would Toppy be more comfortable with both of them together?

Another question, should I bathe them in the bathtub, sink, or in a storage bin (my friend uses a bin as a bath).

How high should the water be? Obviously, nothing above their face, but how much?
 

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It's a lot easier to do one pig at a time. I would just do the one that needs a bath. I used the bathtub and poured water over them, so they weren't actually standing in any water. My pigs pooped a ton during their bath so a bin would not have worked well for me. If you use a bin, you may have to change out the water multiple times. Don't do more than a couple inches of water.
 

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I do mine all at the same time in the bathtub. I put a big towel in the bottom and weigh it down so they have some traction, and I put about an inch or so of water in the tub.
 

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