Where can I give up my guinea pig?
The best place to take an unwanted guinea pig is to a highly rated rescue center or animal shelter. You just have to make sure that they actually accept guinea pigs because some centers or shelters don’t sometimes. The ones that do accept guinea pigs are usually able to give them all of the special care that they need.
Will Petco take unwanted guinea pigs?
Should the need arise, Petco will gladly assist you in finding a home, or may take back, any companion animal in good health regardless of the length of ownership, as part of our “Think Adoption First” program to find a loving home for every animal. You can find the number to your local Petco store at this link.
Can I set my guinea pig free?
Conclusion. So basically when it comes to guinea pigs they won’t be able to last very long if they’re set free in the wild. A pet guinea pig that’s released into the wild is very likely to die of disease, illness, or starvation if they don’t get eaten by a larger animal first, and you’ll have to deal with that loss.
Will PetSmart take unwanted pets?
PetSmart does not take in or rehome animals of any kind as of 2021. Instead, PetSmart customers can rehome their dog, cat, or other small pets at shelters or pet rescue centers. Additionally, PetSmart will not accept the surrender of pets if they were purchased at one of its stores.
How do I rehome my guinea pig?
I need to rehome my guinea pig, bird, snake, fish, hamster, rabbit or other pet.
- Ask your friends and family if any of them can provide a home for your pet.
- Call your veterinarian’s office and let them know about your situation.
- Contact rescue organizations in your area to ask for their help.
Does PetSmart Vet take guinea pigs?
Check your local PetSmart Banfield Pet Hospital to see if a small pet vet is on staff. Take your guinea pig for a check-up if it displays any of these symptoms, Lethargy.
Should I let my guinea pig free roam?
While you can let your guinea pig roam free in your home and backyard, doing so exposes him to dangers he won’t find in his cage. Guineas may nibble baseboards, furniture, upholstery or electrical cords in your home; the strong-smelling urine of the male may leave unpleasant smells in porous surfaces.
Is it OK to just have one guinea pig?
Typically, it’s not okay for guinea pigs to live alone. Most don’t do well as single pets, because they’re social, herd animals, thriving with at least one friend. However, some guinea pigs are human-oriented and transfer their social needs to humans. And live happy lives with devoted pet parents.
Will Petco take my guinea pig?
Does Petco take unwanted guinea pigs?
Can I take my guinea pig back to Petco?
Within 30 days we will refund you and put the pet back on the floor for full price if it is not sick or injured. Sick or injured we will still refund you (within the 30 days) but it will go in the Wellness Room. After 30 days, call your local store and ask if they have room to take the pet.
Does PetSmart sell guinea pigs as pets?
Pricing may vary by store location. PetSmart stores cannot match the price below for this pet. Ask a store associate for details. These gentle, social companion pets will enjoy the companionship of another guinea pig (if you have two, house only same gender pairs), as well as interaction with their Pet Parents.
Can you buy small pets at PetSmart?
Provide your small pet with the home they need at PetSmart. We understand that pets need a home that they love. We carry many types of small pet cages to meet the needs of your small pet. Shop our selection of small pet cages that are specially designed to meet the needs of your hamster, guinea pigs, and rabbits.
What kind of Cage do you use for guinea pigs?
House your pet guinea pigs and bunnies in larger cages than hamsters and gerbils, with extra large and roomy hutches. Hamsters, mice and gerbils enjoy habitat expansions for extra room to roam and explore. Hamster cages should be secure but comfortable, so provide bedding and hideaways for your furry friends.
How do I return a pet to PetSmart?
Please keep your sales receipt and return the pet to the store where it was purchased if needed. With over 1,500 stores nationwide, you can find the products, PetSmart Grooming, training, PetsHotel boarding, Doggie Day Camp, and Banfield veterinary services you need.