Peruvian Guinea Pig

Once called the Angora, the Peruvian guinea pig breed has a coat several inches long that drags on the ground. The soft, dense hair grows from a center part down the guinea pig’s back. The hair requires daily grooming.

Breed Details

Scientific Name:
Country of Origin:
South America, specifically the Peruvian Andes
8 to 9 inches
Life Expectancy:
7 years