Simply send us a photo of your adorable pet Guinea Pig, and we’ll create a plush stuffed animal that looks like them! Your personalized stuffed animal is custom made to mimic your pet's unique markings and characteristics.
Custom-made to look just like your pet friend
Airbrushed to match your pet’s exact markings
Celebrate the love you have for your pet guinea pig, hamster, or rat with a stuffed animal replica that looks just like them. We can take any picture of your pet and make a lookalike stuffed version based on the photo. Our talented designers and seamstresses can capture everything from their adorable big dark eyes to their tiny little ears to create your one-of-a-kind stuffed animal.
Sure, you could get a quick stuffed animal from your local toy store, but it doesn’t provide the same emotional connection as a 100% handmade custom stuffed version of your guinea pig. Your custom Petsies plush will be an excellent way to remember your pet forever and always.
Cuddles on Demand: If you have a custom stuffed animal version of your furry friend, then you can have all the hugs you want.
Low Maintenance: You get all the adorableness without worrying about feeding or cleaning up their mess.
Take them anywhere: Take your Petsies plush anywhere you want — work, school, the grocery store, airplanes.
Remember a Past Pet: Our furry friends live forever in our hearts, and now you can have a huggable reminder of them too!
When were small mammals domesticated?
Guinea pigs were domesticated in 5,000 BC. So, they’ve been around for a long time. Even Queen Elizabeth I had a pet guinea pig! Hamsters were domesticated in 1939. They were first bred in Jerusalem with the original breeding colony exported to the USA. Pet rats didn't come until more recently,
Why were small mammals domesticated?
Guinea Pigs were originally domesticated for food. Yet others were worshipped and depicted in art. Eventually, they became good pets and garbage disposals as they would eat all the leftovers! Rats were domesticated for by biological researchers to ease handling of their experimental subjects.
How do these pets differ today?
Although the ancestors of today’s hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rats, mice, rabbits and chinchillas were wild animals, the “pocket” pets we keep in our homes today are captive-bred and completely dependent on human caretakers for food, care, company and protection.