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


With soaring temperatures expected, please be alert to the symptoms of heat exhaustion, which can be fatal in guinea pigs.

April Lodge Open Day and Fun Show


Heidi, wining first prize!

This year, we are throwing open the doors of our brand new site in Eastry!

Join us for our annual Open Day and Fun Show on Sunday 3rd August from 10am. View the Open Day programme 2014 online.

Meet the team and the residents, take part in a huge range of fun activities, and support April Lodge Guinea Pig Rescue! There will be prizes to be won, and plenty of fun to be had!


For the latest news from April Lodge and details of our upcoming events, visit our News page.

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