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A tale of true love…

The real Bertie and Jenny guinea pig!

Bertie guinea pig came into our lives in an unusual way, he was only meant to stay for a few weeks (while our friend was having some damp proofing work done on her house!) But his arrival was very timely and he was just the tonic our lonely Jenny needed. Jenny had always been a […]

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World Book Day!

It’s World Book Day this Thursday and we’re very excited here at Bertie towers! World Book Day is all about promoting reading and celebrating books in their many forms. We thought it would be fun to celebrate our favourite guinea pig stories, so Bertie’s illustrator, Liz has made a super Bertie Guinea Pig mask for you to […]

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Creating a buzz at Cherryburn!

Bertie and I were thrilled to be invited to the annual BeeFest at NT Cherryburn (the birth place of print artist Thomas Bewick) at the weekend. We were joined by our friends the Broomley Bees and lots of other exhibitors and visitors young and old – for a buzzing celebration of these incredible insects! We visited the bees in their […]

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Bertie at The Pet Show

Bertie and I had great fun at The Pet Show this year! We were invited along to entertain little guinea pig fans in the small arena and we were lucky enough to also share an exhibition stand with our friends,Guinea Pig Magazine We had some lovely guinea pigs on our stand, they were very cuddly […]

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Animal Corner

I spent a great afternoon at our local Farm Shop today, reading Bertie stories and cuddling guinea pigs! There were also rabbits, ferrets, mice, rats, snakes, spiders, a hedgehog, giant snails, chicks and an owl! Many thanks to Dan from Pet Connexions for letting me come along and join in the fun at Brocksbushes Animal Corner […]

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Fly with Bertie!

The Stories of Bertie the Guinea Pig are now available on selected long haul British Airways flights. Bertie’s joined The Story Mouse collection of audio stories available as in-flight entertainment for children travelling with BA. If you’re travelling long haul over the next few months, please listen out for him!  

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Sophie’s story

Jenny’s friend Sophie has been featured in this month’s Guinea Pig Magazine. Sophie was a very cheeky free-ranger who learned to open doors! She and Jenny got on famously and Bertie was thrilled to have yet more female attention when she came to live with us. This is the second of three articles about the […]

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