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Rabbits and guinea pigs need separate homes


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POSTED: Thursday, December 24, 2009

QUESTION: Can a guinea pig and rabbit share the same hutch?

ANSWER: Guinea pigs and rabbits need separate living quarters. Guinea pigs are susceptible to a respiratory disease from bacteria that rabbits carry and can become ill during times of stress. Rabbits might also bully smaller rodents that try to share their territory.

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