Saskia Chiesa

Saskia Chiesa

CEO and Founder-Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue

Already possessing a successful business, Saskia Chiesa had a desire to give back. She had always been an animal lover and supporter of rescues, but she met her first guinea pig and it was love at first site.  She realized how little support this animal had in the rescue community and so she founded the Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue. She also created a line of guinea pig accessories called Piggies Choice.


Best Practices For Guinea Pig Care In A Shelter Setting

Standley 2

In this session, Saskia Chiesa will cover the essential basics of guinea care in a shelter environment. Learn how to sex, house, feed, and successfully adopt out a guinea pig. Recognize common ailments, must have foods, correct handling, temperament, idiosyncrasies, reproduction, and more.

Shelter Operations