QLD Guinea Pig Refuge
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Adoption Enquiry Form
Please note, you must be over 18 years of age to apply. If you are under 18, please have your parent/guardian complete this form.
QGPR guinea pigs are ONLY available for adoption at our open days, which are held on the first
and third Saturday of each month at the Bald Hills Scout Den, 508 Bracken Ridge Road,
Bracken Ridge (North Brisbane).
Approval must be received prior to the open day to adopt on the day.
If you are intending to purchase or make your own housing, we recommend that you contact us first
so we can let you know what is required to meet minimum RSPCA recommended standards.
Emails are usually responded to within 48 hours. If you haven't received a response within this time, please check your email account's 'spam' or 'junk' folder to ensure the email was not filtered.
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All adoptions from Qld Guinea Pig Refuge take place at Bracken Ridge on the first and third Saturday of each month. If you are applying to adopt a single guinea pig, you must bring your guinea pig/s to an open day to trial them together, as not all guinea pigs will get along.
Age (must be over 18 years of age)
If you rent, do you have permission from your landlord to have guinea pigs?
Have you previously owned guinea pigs?
Yes, within the last 5 years
Yes, over 5 years ago
Yes, as a child
How many guinea pigs are you looking to adopt? (Guinea pigs are herd animals and require at least one friend)
Please tell us a little about the guinea pigs you have at the moment or have previously owned
Will children be handling the guinea pigs? If yes, please list their ages:
Are you interested in a particular guinea pig or group of guinea pigs? Or would you prefer to choose on the day? Please specify.
Is this application due to one of your guinea pigs dying and your remaining guinea pig/s being in need of companionship?
If yes, please provide more information, including the advice from your vet regarding your guinea pig's condition:
Do you have any other pets? Please provide details. If you have other guinea pigs, please list sexes and ages.
Is your yard fully fenced and secured?
What will your guinea pigs' diet consist of?
Where will your guinea pigs be housed? Indoors, outdoors, patio etc.
What is the size of your cage / enclosure i.e. length x width. Please note: QGPR has suitable guinea pig housing for sale at competitive pricing. For details, see below.
Please attach an actual photo of your cage / enclosure in the location where your guinea pigs will be housed (stock photos or images from the internet not accepted). If you intend purchasing your cage from the Refuge, please provide a photo of the location where your guinea pigs will be housed.
Max file size: 20MB
Have you, or do you intend to show or breed guinea pigs? If yes, please provide more information.
Albany Creek Veterinary Surgery
for their ongoing support.
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