One of the biggest reasons that people are put off of adopting certain Guinea Pigs from us is because of their hair type. Whilst Smooth, Abysinnian, Rex, Teddy & surprisingly Swiss breed Guinea’s find their forever homes easily, their longer haired counterparts struggle. I have owned seven longed haired Guinea’s and love them ( 4 Shelties/Silkies, 2 Peruvians & 1 Coronet) and once you get into a routine are not to difficult to care for.
I was planning on doing a super handy dandy video of how I trim my long haired Guinea Pigs hair. Blake was supposed to be my model. Sadly it wasn’t to be … see why in the video!