Established in 2004, we have cared for over 1500 unwanted guinea pigs in our ten year history. We’re proud to say that over 1350 of these went on to be adopted and around 50 went into foster care. Most of the guinea pigs eventually found kind, loving, permanent homes following a poor start in life.  

Registered with the Charities Commission, number 1121002 since 2007
Charity Founder: Val Savage B.A.R., Guinea Pig Health Advisor

April Lodge receives £1,000 donation

April Lodge Guinea Pig Rescue has received a donation of £1,000 from the Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust, to help meet the cost of veterinary care for rescued guinea pigs.

Thank you!The Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust’s objectives are to support UK registered charities which benefit or protect animals, relieve animals from suffering, conserve wildlife and encourage the understanding of animals. April Lodge is pleased to work in partnership with this organisation, whose values align so closely with ours.

Val Savage, founder of April Lodge Guinea Pig Rescue, said: “We are hugely grateful to the Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust for this very generous donation. Many of the guinea pigs rescued by April Lodge arrive in need of veterinary care, and it is vital that we give them the medical attention that they need. This donation will help us to meet our medical costs, and ensure that we are able to devote more of our resources to helping guinea pigs in need”.

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