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Guinea Pig Rescues

Worldwide Guinea Pig Rescue List

Guinea Pig Rescues, shelters, finders recommended by you!

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United States:

Juniper’s Guinea Pig Rescue

Eagle River, AK


Kool Kat Rescue Sue Wirth

21510 Tony Cir.

Chugiak, AK 99567

907-863-4484 *

  *They adopt out of PetSmart

1200 N Muldoon Rd. Anchorage, Alaska 907-333-7387

       Don't Shop, ADOPT!

Forget Me Not Farm Sanctuary *

   *Adopting through

The Guinea Pig Slave Rescue
10721 AR-5, Cabot, AR 72023 
(501) 993-4626


Home Sweet Hammy Home Tucson, Az - tel: 520-245-3300

Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue


Southern California

Guinea Pig Rescue

Wee Companions small animal rescue in San Diego, guinea pigs, rats, hamsters, mice, rabbits and chinchillas

The Rabbit Haven

Small Animal Rescue
(831) 600-7479 or (831) 239-7119
PO Box 66594
Scotts Valley, CA 95067

Orange County Cavy Haven

Ratical Rodent Rescue - Vallejo 650-516-RATS (650-516-7287) 


Gardener’s Pig Pen

Walnut Grove, CA (916) 799-2030

Andy’s Pet Shop (Adoptions)

New Location 429 S. Bascom Ave. San Jose, Ca. 95128


Little Hearts Rescue - Ripon, CA


Rescue Me Small Animal Placement - Berlin, CT.

(860) 519-9659


Cavies & Canines Animal Rescue 

Fort Collins, CO

(adoptions within a 4 hour radius)

Larimer County Humane Society in Loveland, CO

The Humane Society of Pikes Peak Region


HSPPR in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Colorado



Oakhurst Guinea Pig Rescue -Atlanta. 


Fallin Pines Critter Rescue - Christmas Florida, near Orlando

(407) 568-7988

Guinea Pig Haven, Inc.

Leesburg, Florida

Penny and Wild Smalls

of South Florida


Crazy Cavies Guinea Pig Rescue

Ft Lauderdale


Friends of Petraits

Chicago, Il. - Sheri

Rescued Guinea Pigs, Inc. 

Sellersburg, Indiana

Exotic Animal Rescue & Pet Sanctuary ( EARPS, Inc.), Indianapolis, Indiana.

Michiana Guinea Pig Rescue


Tennessee Cavies Guinea Pig Rescue - White House, TN

(20 mins from the south KY border)


Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue

Small Angels Animal Rescue Animal Welfare League of (Arlington VA)

Tuna's Guinea Pig Rescue

Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Massachusetts (Salisbury, MA)


West Michigan Critter Haven

Grand Rapids

The Cozy Cavy Guinea Pig Rescue

Holt, MI

Michiana Guinea Pig Rescue


Piggy Haven in St.paul

MN Pocket Pet Rescue in St. Paul

MN Humane Society

Tri-County Humane Society, St. Cloud

Three sisters exotic rescue in St. Louis Missouri. I am the head guinea pig foster but we are a small rescue with several foster parents.


Smith's animal rescue bridger, Mt we rescue and we also have a sanctuary for the ones we feel just need to be permanent residents

Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter in Billings, MT 
Stafford Animal Shelter in Livingston, MT.  Neither are guinea pig specific or "cavy savvy."

New York
My Hope's in You, rescue in Hopewell Junction, NY

Brooklyn Guinea Pig Rescue

Flower City Critters Small Animal Rescue Rochester,NY

North Carolina
Triad, North Carolina,  Red Dog Farm Rescue network. They take animals of all kinds: guinea pigs, exotics, farm animals... Got my newest piggy in August from them and was very impressed.

Tuna's Guinea Pig Rescue

Virginia Beach, Virginia.




Heart of Ohio

Guinea Pig Rescue & Sanctuary

Lake Humane Society in the greater Cleveland area 🐹

Portland Guinea Pig Rescue

SW Portland

   They do playdates, and offer lots of advice. <3

Oregon Humane Society

 1067 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97211 503-285-7722


ARK Pet Rescue

Wheek Care Guinea Pig Rescue is near Pittsburgh Pa

Savvy Cavy Guinea Pig Rescue

Pittsburgh, PA

South Carolina

Greenville Guinea Pig Rescue

Tuna's Guinea Pig Rescue

Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Knoxville Guinea Pig Rescue.
knoxville Tn.

Tennessee Cavies Guinea Pig Rescue - White House, TN

(20 mins from the south KY border)

Texas Rustlers Guinea Pig Rescue/Texas Rustlers Small Animal Rescue Lewisville, TX (Dallas-Fort Worth area) Open to the public 9am-5pm on Saturdays. They have a store attached and offer nail clipping and weekly boarding services.

Second Chance Cavy rescue in San Antonio.

Austin Guinea Pig Rescue

(512) 648-6536


Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue

Small Angels Animal Rescue

Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Tuna's Guinea Pig Rescue

Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Washington State
Foggy creek cavy rescue in Auburn Washington.

Bigfoot’s Guinea Pig Rescue

Snohomish County, WA

Tiny Tails and Scales Rescue

Lala's Playhouse and Rescue

Milton, WA

Lacey, WA

Washington D.C. 
Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue in Washington, D.C.
It's important to note they don't take surrenders unless adopted from mgpr. Also it's more of a network of foster homes and they meet once a month for an adoption event. It's not a comprehensive rescue.

Small Angels Animal Rescue

Animal Welfare League of Arlington



Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue (IWARS)

11519 160 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5M 3V9 (587) 987-4340

British Columbia


Warren Peace Bunny Santuary Lake Country, BC


SPCA in Montreal, Quebec Canada


Squeaks and Wheeks Small Animal Rescue - Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. We help abandoned pigs, rats and pretty much all small animals. We also do hospice services.

Lincoln County Humane Society 160 Fourth Avenue St. Catharines, ON L2S 0B6 

Toronto Humane Society 11 River St, Toronto, ON M5A 4C2

All Creatures Rescue

Ladybird Animal Sanctuary

P.O. Box 80005 RPO Concession
Hamilton, Ontario, L9A 0A6

Serenity Guinea Pig Rescue


Guinea Pig Rescue Ottawa

(213) 292-1700 

New Brunswick

For the love of Guinea pigs Rescue/sanctuary



Guinea pig farm Bravo Birgit, Satteltal 79, 4872 Neukirchen / Vöckla, Upper Austria Telephone 0699-12708004, e-mail:

Dr. Schoder Johanna

Doktor-Starzengruber-Straße 26

4540 Bad-Hall

Tel. 07258/5777

Dr. Schoder Johanna

Doktor-Starzengruber-Straße 26

4540 Bad-Hall

Tel. 07258/5777


New South Wales
Cavy Central Guinea Pig Rescue Sydney, Nsw , Australia





Gold coast guinea pig rescue

Miss piggies guinea pig lair

The Fox residence guinea pig sanctuary

Southern Germany: Meerie-Hilfe-Leutkirch, Unterzeiler Weg 2, D-88299 Leutkirch. If you have a single pig you can “lend“ a second one there and give it back when yours is not alive any longer (but you don't have to). They are very serious.

Meerchenwald-Saar at D-66346 Püttlingen Contact via They also have a shop for all guinea pig relates stuff at to finance the rescue.


Köln-Porz - Cologne

MonisMeerschweinchen Pflegestelle für Meerschweinchen in Oldenburg

0441 36145177 01746270948



Hungarian Guinea Pig Rescue Public Organization



Free Health Checks


Stichting Cavia Bakkeveen the netherlands

Holland and Friesland. 
Ede are Zorgboederij De Oordehoeve, and Dierenthuis De Hof van Ede. Worth checking out if you're living in these areas. 

Overberg: Stichting Cavia Overberg


Nijkerk: Stichting Cavia Nijkerk

Maarssen: Cavia Opvang & Herplaatsing Maarssen 

Apeldoorn: Caviaopvang Apeldoorn


Limbricht: Stichting Caviaopvang 't Kuufke


Dongen: Caviaopvang Caviaplein

New Zealand


Auckland Cavy Care.

They take in and adopt guinea pigs.

United Kingdom


Mandy’s Guinea Pig Rescue

Wimborne, Dorset, Uk

Miss Honey’s Guinea Pig Reacue Ringwood, Dorset/Hampshire, UK


Neville's Nest Guinea Pig Rescue

Stoughton, Leicester


Wheek and Squeak rescue, Bishops Waltham, Hampshire. UK They are super awesome, very kind and knowledgable, and they lady that runs it is totally genuine. Boarding Services


Miss Honey’s Guinea Pig Reacue Ringwood, Dorset/Hampshire, UK


The Ark Guinea Rescue London UK  Rescue Network

Guniea pig shelter in bishop waltherm in England.

The Littlest LivesRescue, Somerset, UK. They take rabbits, guines pigs etc, really lovely people and well cared for animals.

Astead Guinea Pig Rescue


RSPCA Frankley west Midlands UK

We have Avalon guinea pig rescue in nottingham uk 

South Wales

Glynneath Guinea Pig Rescue, South Wales, UK.

a registered charity that supports hundreds of pet rehoming organisations in the UK
This isn't guinea pig specific as such, but in the UK this organisation is trying to compile a list of all rescues by geographical area. Maybe you can obtain some helpful info from them or share your information with them when compiled.


South Yorkshire

Austin's Hamster Haven

(guinea pigs too)

Scotland, UK.

Ayrs Guinea Pig Rescue and rehoming centre  in Ayrshire,

     They are a fab rescue that really know their stuff and are very sensible to guinea pig welfare and won’t rehome pigs without proof of cage size etc

South Africa

 Critter Rescue in Johannesburg


  Barefoot Rescue in Cape Town


South Korea

Guinea Pig Binsai Shelter







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