AN ANIMAL rescue centre is appealing for information after bin bags full of guinea pigs were left in Andover woodland. 

Furlock Holmes, in Whitchurch,  is asking for information after 10 guinea pigs were found dumped in bin bags in Smannell Woods, on Tuesday, January 23.

A dog walker found the bags, which contained three male and three female guinea pigs, with all 10 of the animals alive.

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According to Furlock Holmes, the males are relatively healthy, however the female guinea pigs are ‘very underweight and in poor condition’.

The animal shelter will treat the guinea pigs as strays, giving them a full health check and time to recover, after which they may be put up for adoption if no one comes forward to claim them.

It now appealing for information and said: “Do you know who could have done this?

“Perhaps you know someone who has suddenly given up their guinea pigs?”

If you have any information regarding the guinea pigs, contact Furlock Holmes on