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Instructions: Please complete as much information as possible. Answering these questions will help us match the right guinea pigs to your family.

Feel free to expand on any issue or ask any question in the Comments section at the bottom. Please DO NOT leave any sections BLANK (* marks required fields) or put "I don't know" or "whatever it takes." Forms with blank spaces will not be processed.

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Basic Information


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My Child
Family
Myself
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Caretaking

My Child
Myself as a Parent
Myself
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Myself
My Child
My Spouse
Other

Myself
My Child
My Spouse
Other

Myself
My Child
My Spouse
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Myself
My Child
My Spouse
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Yes, I have one
I will purchase one before adoption*
(Wal-Mart has the most inexpensive digital gram scale, called the 'Good Cook' kitchen scale.

Myself
My Child
My Spouse
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Pet Ownership

Single
Non-mating pair

Male (intact)
Male (neutered)
Female
More than one female
More than one male
A mixed herd (both males and females)


$0 because
$5
$10
$15
$20
$25
$30

$0 - $100 because
$100-200 for minor illness only, no tests or surgery
$200-300 for treatable illness with tests, but no surgery
$300-400 for treatable illness with tests and minor procedure
$500 or more for a major treatable illness, even if surgery is required

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Household

Future Plans

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We will keep them for their lifetime (up 10 years most likely 6-8)
Return them to OCCH
Don't know

Research

What I was told at the pet store
What I was told by the breeder
What my friends have told me
Books on guinea pig care
Preliminary internet research
Moderate internet research
Extensive internet research
Other

Miscellaneous

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