Brush it off!

We brush Chanel and Grace with a soft brush or a metal comb every two days, to help remove some of the loose hair and to reduce shedding. Daily brushing is very important for long haired guinea pigs, like Patrice.

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Gracey’s grooming routine

Guinea pigs seldom need baths (and some never need to be bathed as they are great at cleaning themselves). If they do need a bath, we use Johnson’s baby shampoo which is gentle on small animals’ sensitive skin. Use a shallow bowl of warm water, rinse and dry thoroughly with a hair dryer to avoid chills. Brush well. Don’t wet their upper head as water can get in their ears.

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