Animal Stories - Teddy Guinea Pig


Animal-World Information about: Teddy Guinea Pig

  True to its name, the Teddy Guinea Pig looks something like a stuffed animal!
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Kristin - 2019-02-25
I am looking to buy a Teddy Guinea Pig. Preferable female as I have a female guinea pig. She lost her cage mate and is only a year and half old and needs a new cage mate. We want a teddy but we can’t find one anywhere. Any help would be so appreciated. Thank you

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  • Skee - 2020-02-07
    I know this is a late comment but asking around pet stores may help. There were none when I went to my local pet store but when we asked we were told that there would be two brothers coming in the next day.
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Julia - 2016-08-07
Hello. We live in the San jose area and are looking for a male Teddy Guinea Pig, preferably a young one. Any info on where we can buy one would be helpful. Thanks!

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Priscilla - 2015-12-28
Hello! I'm looking for a kid-friendly, young (2-4 month old) male, Teddy bred guinea pig. We would want the seller to be in Rhode Island. Thank you.

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Valerie - 2015-10-27
Looking to buy two baby teddy or Rex guinea pigs male n female my two sons want a SoftFuzzy one

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Anonymous - 2015-07-02
Hi! Ok so i've gotten a Teddy guinea pig. Who is 4 Months old, but my other guinea pig dosent like her, or she is kind of domanating.. Do you know how to make Then friends?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2015-07-09
    Guinea pigs are very social creatures that actually like and need companionship. However, introducing two guinea pigs that don't know each other can cause some problems of dominance. It's best to keep them separated but close to each other for about 2 weeks, so they can see and smell each other. Then put them together in a neutral area for a little while, like a bath tube or a small room, for a few days. Add some veggies to keep them occupied as they get used to sharing space. This usually gets them over the hump of 'new guy in my space' problem. Then try putting them together in cage with their own territories, like separate hides, and see if they get along. There are times when two pigs just simply won't get along and then will have to be kept in separate cages, but more often then not they will adapt.
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rasheeda - 2015-02-27
Looking for a teddy guinea pigs

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Anonymous - 2015-02-17
I want to get a guinea pig . 1 or2?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2015-02-18
    Guinea pigs are very social animals and like a companion. To get a better understanding of them see the social behaviors section on the Guinea Pig Care page.
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Amy - 2014-10-21
Hey I want to get a teddy guinea pig. They are so adorable! But I worry it might get lonely. My mother said i could have 1 so what do i do to make it happy? Just play with it and let it run around under supervision for a while? I will do what ever it takes to make it happy healthy and comfortable. Could I get help with this?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2014-10-21
    These are very social animals, herd types actually, and they really should have a companion. If they must be kept alone you will need to provide daily interaction and make sure it never goes for too long without attention. Even still, it may get depressed, so you'll have to keep an eye out for that. The best thing to do is ask you mother to let you get two... easier for you and much easier for the guinea pig.
  • Anonymous - 2014-12-06
    'Just play with her a lot and she will be very happy.Also,make sure you get all the stuff you need to make her feel like she's at home.remember,guinea pigs love to eat a lot so make sure you don't feed her too much.And when they wan't to take naps just let them be.Oh,and if your hand or finger smells like food,she will actually bite on you're finger or hand,but it doesn't hurt,only if you think it will.So,taking care of a guinea pig is easy,you just need the right stuff to.Now REMEMBER,guinea pigs are VERY delicate when they're babies,so if you let them jump from a high distance,they could probably die.So,when you go to sleep,MAKE SURE she is in the cage.'
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Anonymous - 2010-12-09
Hey I'm going get a guinea pig in january help.

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  • ? - 2013-05-19
    Well if u do, guinea pigs are suppose to b kept in pairs or more. They're very social animals and become depressed easily from loneliness. But if u r home and spend a majority of ur time with it I'd recommend a friend. Employees in pets stores may say its ok to keep one but most don't really know what they're talking about. And b sure to give them plenty of space. Food and hay and vedgitbles daily. . And guinea pigs can't store vitamin c so give them orange slices often and u can even buy drops to put in their water. And don't forget lots of love.
  • Emily - 2014-08-18
    The problem is not that cavies cannot store vitamin c, the problem is they can not produce it. If you feed them oranges, they can get sweet tooth preventing them from eating normal pellets feed them green bell peppers cut out the seeds
  • Anonymous - 2014-11-29
    Yes, that it right. But I would say, dont do it, my last guinea pig died from depression. Its just not fair on the animal
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Shannon Courtney - 2014-04-09
Help! I honestly can't have two guinea pigs! I feel really sad about it but I can't have two, only one so what should I do if it gets lonely? Please Help!

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  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2014-04-12
    Just plan on spending as much time as you possibly can with it when you are home! Why can't you have two? Could you get a rabbit instead? Rabbits and guinea pigs often make good companions!
  • annie - 2014-04-18
    Well Shannon I have the same problem but I got an answer: play with your guinea pig and give your guinea pig something to play with while you take a break from your guinea pig, hope I helped :)
  • Hashtag - 2014-07-07
    I am getting a guinea pig and have read on a website that getting a teddy bear can stop your guinea pig getting lonely.
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