Thanks to Disney’s new movie, G-Force, guinea pigs may be the next fad pet to own.
After the debut of popular movies including “Marley & Me” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua”, public demand has skyrocketed for the movie’s pet stars. Then, sadly, after a few months, countless said “it” pets are surrendered to shelters because they don’t automatically act like the well-trained actors of the silver screen.
The new Disney movie “G-Force,” which opened last week, stars a squad of specially trained, computer-generated guinea pig spies. Some guinea pig rescue groups have already posted pleas to parents to “just say no” when their young children beg for a furry little rodent of their own. It’s a common misconception that guinea pigs make good starter pets; in reality they are simply too fragile for young children.
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