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The link shortening service was retired on March 1, 2014. Information on this page may be outdated or inaccurate.

2014 Rescue Donations

Congratulatory letter to guinea pig rescue

Guinea pig rescue donation letter

Earlier this year, LA Guinea Pig Rescue of Los Angeles, California and Wee Companions Small Animal Adoption, Inc. in San Diego, California were chosen by users to share in 100% of money raised in 2014.

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The end of shortlinks

Guinea pig frowning

That’ll do, pig. operates with one goal in mind: to promote the adoption and rescue over the purchase (or purposeful breeding) of pet guinea pigs.

To this end, launched in October 2012 as a free service to “shorten links and raise money for guinea pig rescues.” By connecting with “affiliate” merchants like and Target, earns money each time a product or service is purchased through a shortlink. These shortlink earnings are then donated in full to guinea pig rescues chosen by you via online polls and surveys.

Since its start, has been able to donate over $300 to hard-working 501(c)3 non-profits that demonstrate the ability to properly rescue, shelter, rehabilitate, and rehome homeless guinea pigs.

But, as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Unfortunately, this is the case with‘s link-shortening service.

Beginning March 1, 2014, the link shortening service will be retired. This decision has not come easily, but it is the best course of action for a number of reasons, outlined below.

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2014 Featured Rescues

Los Angeles & San Diego Guinea Pig Rescues

2014 Featured Guinea Pig Rescues

Welcome to 2014! It’s time for 2 new featured rescues!

In the 2014 featured rescue poll, we asked you, “Which rescue would you like to see featured for 2014?” And we’re ready to share the results!

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