RSPCA Manchester and Salford Branch

Registered Charity Number: 232255

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GPAW Blog: Health

GPAW Blog: Health

In our final blog we look at piggy health! There are simple checks that you should do at home to make sure your pigs are in tip top health. If you check your guinea pigs regularly, you'll soon notice any changes in behaviour or appearance when they aren't feeling...

GPAW Blog: Companionship

GPAW Blog: Companionship

Guinea pigs are naturally gregarious creatures who love to eat, chat and doze with each other! Today's blog is quite a long one! Over the years I've bonded many guinea pigs of all ages and temperaments. So here's my comprehensive guide which you might find helpful....

GPAW Blog: Behaviour

GPAW Blog: Behaviour

Guinea pigs or ‘cavies’ (from their scientific name Cavia porcellus or 'little pig' in Latin) are not related to pigs or from Guinea! Today we are taking a look at behaviour and trying to work out what they might be trying to say to each-other and us. But first up...

GPAW Blog: Environment

GPAW Blog: Environment

Good housing makes for happier more entertaining piggy pals! Today's blog focuses on my favourite topic, environment. I keep my guinea pigs indoors as I feel they get the maximum space 24/7 and lots of attention all year round. Guinea pigs sleep roughly four hours a...

GPAW Blog: Diet

GPAW Blog: Diet

The one thing you can say about piggies is that they LOVE their grub! The perfect piggy diet is 80-90% unlimited, good quality hay and a mixture of veggies including those high in vitamin C twice a day. If dried food is fed it should be maximum a small egg cup of good...

GPAW Blog: Meet the gang

GPAW Blog: Meet the gang

To celebrate the first Guinea Pig Awareness Week (GPAW) volunteer and piggy connoisseur Hannah is taking us deep into her world full of PEWs, popcorns, C&Cs, rumblestrutting and 'scatter monkeys.' By the end of the week you'll hopefully have learnt the meanings of...

One Girl. One pandemic.

One Girl. One pandemic.

Foreword by Branch Manager Susie. Our Retail Co-ordinator Steph has been part of the RSPCA Manchester and Salford Branch family for over 10 years now. She started out as a part time deputy shop manager all those years ago and today is embedded in the fabric of who we...

Leon’s tale

Leon’s tale

Leon’s Story On 5th April 2020 a member of the public rang the National RSPCA helpline to say they were fleeing the country to escape the corona virus and leaving behind two cats. Inspector Dingley spoke to the owner who said they were flying at 3pm that afternoon and...

Charlie

Charlie

From the moment Charlie came into our care I think I can easily say that everyone fell head over heels in love with him. Charlie has such a sweet natured and loving personality that just draws you to him and you can’t seem to get enough, no matter how long you spend...

RSPCA Manchester and Salford Branch
565 Wilbraham Road
Chorlton
Manchester
M21 0AE

Email: adoptions@rspca-manchesterandsalford.org.uk

Registered Charity Number: 232255

Please note that animals are not kept at this address

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