Guinea Pig Rescues

Guinea Pig Rescues, shelters, fosters recommended by you!

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Worldwide Guinea Pig Rescue List

United States:

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


L.A. Guinea Pig Rescue
Wee Companions small animal rescue in San Diego, guinea pigs, rats, hamsters, mice, rabbits and chinchillas




Oakhurst Guinea Pig Rescue -Atlanta. 

Guinea pig Haven, Inc. Leesburg, Florida  has been a refuge for homeless guinea pigs and others small animals in need. We make a promise to any animal who comes through our gates: they will never be homeless again.

Sellersburg, Indiana, about an hour south of Indianapolis. 
Rescued Guinea Pigs, Inc.


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

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.



Lake Humane Society in the greater Cleveland area 🐹


Portland Guinea Rescue in Beaverton/Hillsboro area in Oregon. They opened up an amazing spot near a trust exotic vet. They seem very helpful, and have really stepped up for a friend of mine who was in a huge need at the time with her guinea pigs. They do playdates, and offer lots of advice. <3


Wheek Care Guinea Pig Rescue is near Pittsburgh Pa


South Carolina

In the Greenville, SC area, there's the SC Exotic Animal Rescue. Not a specific guinea pig rescue, but they do take in guinea pigs and are very knowledgable about them.


Knoxville Guinea Pig Rescue.
knoxville Tn.


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.

Austin Guinea Pig Rescue 

Second Chance Cavy rescue in San Antonio.


Washington State
Foggy creek cavy rescue in Auburn Washington.


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.



Squeaks and wheeks small animal rescue. Located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. We help abandoned pigs, rats and pretty much all small animals. We also do hospice services. 




Cavy central is a guinea pig rescue in Sydney, Nsw , Australia

CHUFFNUT CAVIES - AUSTRALIAN CAVY SANCTUARY MELBOURNE SHELTER.Not a lot in australia, but there are awesome Eltham, Victoria, Australia


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


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. 


United Kingdom



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



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.

Ayrs Guinea Pig Rescue and rehoming centre  in Ayrshire, Scotland, UK. 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



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.