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Guinea Pig Cuteness At A Picnic

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Guinea pigs on the Pignic simply “chillax” whereas ready for the veggie consuming contest or costume contest.

It’s Pignic time once more in Southern California. Yes, that’s Pignic, not picnic. A Pignic is a picnic with guinea pigs! And it’s all due to Orange County Cavy Haven that the guinea pig Pignic occurs once more this Sunday, August 10. This is the fourth yr OCCH has organized this enjoyable occasion to have a good time guinea pigs and convey guinea pig homeowners and fans collectively.

What do you do at a guinea pig Pignic? Basically, have a blast! Most folks deliver their wholesome guinea pigs, and their day begins by checking in and having their guinea pigs obtain a fast health-check and a little bit of grooming earlier than entry (these are included within the value of admission). It’s additionally an opportunity to ask questions on guinea pig care. Then the true enjoyable begins.

The Pignic takes place on a garden on the Irvine Animal Care Center, so everybody is inspired to deliver their very own chair and canopies or umbrellas to supply shade from the solar for his or her guinea pigs and themselves. The temperature is anticipated to be within the 80s on August 10.  People additionally deliver train pens or different enclosures for his or her guinea pigs, and water or treats for his or her pets. 

Once you stake out a spot on the garden, it’s time to roam the seller cubicles to take a look at wonderful guinea pig merchandise, a few of which you won’t see anyplace else. You may have your guinea pigs’ portraits taken by Firelight Photography for a charge.

Refreshments will probably be accessible, and you’ll need them as you browse the numerous, many merchandise within the silent public sale and gadgets up for raffle. The sheer amount of services and products donated is bound to amaze, and take into account that all proceeds profit the guinea pigs helped by OCCH.

You may select to kiss a pig on the Kissing Booth. Word is that OCCH celeb pigs Christopher and Biggie will probably be on the sales space. 

For extra enjoyable, stroll round and speak to different Pignic attendees to fulfill their guinea pigs and listen to their tales about life with guinea pigs.

If that’s not sufficient, a number of occasions are scheduled all through the day, together with a speak about guinea pig well being by Dr. William Ridgeway of Long Beach Animal Hospital, a veggie consuming contest and a fancy dress contest. 

The 4 hours of the Pignic are really packed, and by the top you’ll doubtless be exhausted however very completely satisfied.

The Orange County Cavy Haven Pignic takes place from 12 to four p.m. on the Irvine Animal Care Center at 6443 Oak Canyon, Irvine, California. Admission charges are $7 per grownup, $three youngsters 12 to four and free for youngsters three and below. Proceeds profit Orange County Cavy Haven. Parking is free.

For extra info, try the OCCH occasion web page on Facebook.

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