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MEDIA AND TELEVISION Guinea Pigs Australia provides on going awareness of guinea pig care and innovative products. Our team have contributed to television segments, magazines, newspaper and online articles. If you would like to contact Guinea Pigs Australia for assistance with an article or segment please Contact Us. Better Homes and Gardens - Dr Harry Cooper Dr Harry visited the Guinea Pigs Australia rescue, and met with owner Niomie O'Connor to discuss all things guinea pig! Harry was very impressed with the new C&C cages and has included a tutorial on why they are a great indoor housing solution.  Guinea Pigs Australia Foster Carer Jade and her children Cadence, Seraphine and Lyric also showed Dr Harry why guinea pigs make great pets for families and teach responsibility.  To view the episode click on the video featured.       ABC Playschool - Season 299 Episode 5 "Knock Knock" Guinea Pigs Australia assisted ABC's popular television series Playschool with a guinea pig segment. Release Date: 30th January 2015 Archie (Black), Muffin (Blonde) and Cotton (White) helped children understand the different colours of pets we have. Teo and Rachael (Presenters) fed and petted the guinea pigs, teaching children how to gently handle small animals. Guinea Pigs Australia assisted with transporting, demonstrating correct handing techniques and advising presenters on how to correctly feed and care for the guinea pigs on set. Sandy kindly provided Cotton (white guinea pig) for the day. If you would like to order a copy of this episode please Contact Us or purchase Season 299 from your local ABC store.    PETS Magazine - Guinea Pig Article PETS is an exciting magazine for kids and families who love their pets and want to learn more about responsible pet ownership. The magazine features articles on dog and cat breeds as well as birds, fish, rabbits, mice, guinea pigs and more. Release Date: May - June 2015 Guinea Pigs Australia was invited to contribute to this Magazine with an article on short haired guinea pigs. Housing, Feeding, Care, common illnesses were all questions which will be answered in this great article. A copy of the article will be available once published in 2015 or you can subscribe to PETS magazine. Publication: The West Australian Newspaper Guinea Pigs Australia assisted in providing information on care of guinea pigs for beginners which was published in the The West Australian Newspaper in Perth. The article was published in 2013 and assisted new and upcoming pet owners on how to feed, groom and health check their guinea pigs. An extract of the article is included below: “Regardless of the breed, guinea pigs are a wonderful pet for the entire family but need to be looked after responsibly and with adult supervision, especially with younger children. Guinea pigs can become quite tame and are not  aggressive animals”  
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