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Can my 9 week puppy be around Guinea Pigs at my friends house?

Pigs at my friends house?Puppies should be fully vaccinated before playing and interacting with dogs of unknown vaccination history. They can play with healthy, vaccinated dogs in safe environments.

As your pup won’t be fully vaccinated there is risk he can pick up conditions such as Parvovirus from infected dogs or from a contaminated environment.

It’s fine for dogs and Guinea pigs to be in the same house, although I suggest that the Guinea pigs are confined whilst the puppy is visiting to reduce the chance of them getting a terrible fright from an inquisitive pup.

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