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    Kids don't use this anymore so I put catnet on it and it's now the outside piggy pen

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    That's a great idea ozeymum!

    We just have one piggie, we've had her since last school holidays so only a few months. Her name is Ginny and she lives inside in just a basic cage setup. She's a very spoilt piggy who has 4 children fighting to hold her

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    @ Liddybugs, i bathed mine so they smelt the same and gave them some of their favourite food to share. Took about 20mins for introductions to happen. They all get along great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozeymumof5 View Post
    Kids don't use this anymore so I put catnet on it and it's now the outside piggy pen

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    Love this idea. What a great way to recycle an old toy.

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    Advice needed please, our Piggies are a bit dirty, especially around their bottom half. Can you clean them with water/bath them, and if so, what's the easiest way to do it without freaking them out?

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    I bath mine in the laundry tub with warm water and guinea pig shampoo. Wash them on a nice warm day and give them a good towel dry (blow dry if they're not too scared of the noise).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liddybugs View Post
    Oh and to keep them cool we have set up a clam pool with shallow water, I've also been putting all their lettuce and kale in a bowel with some water so they get some extra fluids.
    I was thinking of getting a spray bottle and misting them when it's really hot.
    We so this with our birds, hopefully the piggy's love it too
    These are great tips as I have been thinking about what we can do when summer really hits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [Mod] Uniquey View Post
    Advice needed please, our Piggies are a bit dirty, especially around their bottom half. Can you clean them with water/bath them, and if so, what's the easiest way to do it without freaking them out?
    When i bath mine, i pop them in some warm water in the laundry tub. I use a pet friendly wash and clean everywhere apart from near their ears, eyes and mouth(as would hate to get water in their ears). I make sure i dry them as good as possible with a towel(some people use a hair dryer but i think it might be too hot for them).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozeymumof5 View Post
    I bath mine in the laundry tub with warm water and guinea pig shampoo. Wash them on a nice warm day and give them a good towel dry (blow dry if they're not too scared of the noise).
    Thank you, that's great, I will go and find some Guinea Pig shampoo, we have a few biggish pet stores, so hopefully they'll have some and try them in the laundry tub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myztiks#1Fan View Post
    When i bath mine, i pop them in some warm water in the laundry tub. I use a pet friendly wash and clean everywhere apart from near their ears, eyes and mouth(as would hate to get water in their ears). I make sure i dry them as good as possible with a towel(some people use a hair dryer but i think it might be too hot for them).

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    I'm actually really looking forward to bathing them now, can't wait to see them all spick and span and squeaky clean, I just hope they like water! Thanks for the tips.


 

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