Qld Guinea Pig Refuge Open Days!
The Qld Guinea Pig Refuge does not have an actual 'Refuge'. All our guinea pigs live with foster carers in their homes. The Refuge holds open days on the first and third Saturday of every month at
The Bald Hills Scout Den
508 Bracken Ridge Road
We also have various food sales points in the Brisbane area.
Open days provide an opportunity to meet our guinea pigs on foster care, adopt, visit our QGPR Piggy Shop, purchase food and hay. You can also have your guinea pig groomed at our Piggy Parlour, which offers nail trims, mite and worm treatment, bathing (during warmer months only), grooming and clipping.
Don't forget to ask about our loyalty programs!
QGPR Piggy Shop!
Not only do we sell our own Pig'n'Mix and hay at open days, we also have a large range of products at competitive pricing.
This includes hutches, bedding, water bottles and food bowls for your guinea pigs' every need. For more information on housing, click here.
The profits from all sales goes towards the guinea pigs in our care.
What should you feed your guinea pigs?
Diet is an extremely important, and sometimes unknown aspect of caring for guinea pigs. Qld Guinea Pig Refuge sells top quality grassy or barley hay and our own Pig'n'Mix so you know your guinea pigs are getting food that meets their dietary needs.
To help you help your guinea pigs, we've created our own recommended fruit and vegetables guidelines which can be downloaded from the link below.
Adoptable of the Month!
Rex and Spike!
Rex and Spike (brown) are 2 year old brothers who are looking for a new home that can cater for our possible future medical needs. They are fun-loving, talkative boys who are an absolute joy to care for. Rex and Spike have fit right into their foster home and aren't easily fazed by much.
Rex and Spike have recently both had surgery to remove cysts that our vet believes may be genetic and re-occur in the future. They recovered from these procedures well but need a home that is prepared to provide this care for them is they continue having cysts occur.
Click here to learn more about Rex and Spike...
To fill out an adoption form for Rex and Spike, please click here
The QGPR Wheekly Newsletter!
Did you know that the Qld Guinea Pig Refuge now has its very own monthly newsletter? Click here to sign up for a copy emailed to you monthly or to see previous editions!
Each edition includes information about QGPR, adoptables, medical information, food facts, handy hints and much more!
QGPR Piggy Parlour
Food Sale Points in Brisbane
Love Rabbits? Want to help?
As we know, rabbits are illegal pets in Queensland. However, that doesn't stop us from falling in love with them, and doesn't mean you can't help. If you would like to help rabbits in need, please consider donating or visit the Rabbit Sanctuary in Rushforth. The amazing team at the Rabbit Sanctuary offer homes to rescued and abandoned rabbits found in Queensland and do all their vet work to find them loving, forever and legal homes.
Click here to see their Facebook page
Click here to visit their website