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The Real Teachers' Pets

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The Real Teachers' Pets

Cavies in the classroom Many people believe guinea pigs and classrooms don’t mix. The best arrangement is a pair of same-sex cavies that are the teacher’s personal pets, returning home with her at the end of the day, or at least, the end of the week.  Intermittent visits to the classroom are preferable to day trips and special occasions.  Check with the Building engineer to find out the hottest and coldest temperatures in the school at night. Sometimes they may be not be kept comfortable during off hours, at night.  It's also not a great idea for students to take them...

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6 Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Are The Best Small Pet

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6 Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Are The Best Small Pet

We hope you enjoyed this list we put together! It was written subjectively and by no means was meant to rule out other furrballs from being extraordinary animals (We at TCC just happen to think Cavies are the best :)

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I thought I heard them talking

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I thought I heard them talking

When I first met my guinea pigs they weren't happy. They were mad at the world actually. The man I took them from said: " It's not like I gave them any attention" as if it was funny. Animal neglect is never funny and there are rescues everywhere to save animals but once you have bonded with your guinea pigs you should feel responsible for them for the rest of their lives.  Needless to say, I learned the sounds very quickly and with a soft voice and routine I have been able to make friends and calm the chattering.  I...

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Presidential Piggies

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Presidential Piggies

What do the names Dr. Johnson, Bob Evans, and Father O’Grady all have in common? Hint: They're also related to a very special 'Teddy' Bear.

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Elli is July's Featured Guinea Pig of the Month!

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Elli is July's Featured Guinea Pig of the Month!

the_cavy_closet 's #FeaturedGuineaPig for July 2017...the lovely Miss Elli 🐷🌈 Elli is 7.5 year old Cavy from California. Her favorite snacks include apples 🍎 and cucumbers 🥒        DM to become a Featured Piggy--Now accepting new Piggy Models!    

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