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How to Find a Reputable Guinea Pig Breeder

Learn how to find a reputable guinea pig breeder from the animal experts at traveling petting zoo Squeals on Wheels in this Howcast video.


Hello, my name is Jill Phillips, and I'm co-owner of Squeals on Wheels, a traveling petting zoo and pony rides. My name is John Phillips. We have horses, miniature horses. We have miniature llamas and alpacas, chickens, ducks. We have bearded dragons. Our website is

There are numerous different ways to find a reputable guinea pig breeder. One of the ways to find a good guinea pig breeder is to search the Internet. There are many guinea pig association and guinea pig breeder associations. And you want to find a guinea pig breeder who is nearby because it's really a good idea to take a look at the different guinea pigs and their setup and talk to the owners of the guinea pigs.

There are numerous rescue agencies that support guinea pigs finding new homes. So if you want to adopt a guinea pig, probably the number one way is to find a rescue because these are guinea pigs without a home. So you can search the Internet for rescues.

You can go to the website called and put in your ZIP code also, and will help you to find guinea pig rescues. And you can inexpensively adopt one that really, really needs a home.

And you want to make sure that if you're working with either a guinea pig breeder or a guinea pig rescue association that either the rescue association or the guinea pig breeder has spent time with the guinea pig so that you have very socialized animal to start out with.

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