The Critter Corral was founded in 1999 to find homeless
and unwanted Guinea Pigs new, loving homes. We are run out of private homes and appointments are made for adoptions and visits.

Are you interested in adopting from the Critter Corral? Check out the available guinea pigs we have on our Petfinder site.

Questions about adopting? Would you like an application? Contact us

To date The Critter Corral has taken in 4100 homeless guinea pigs.
***We are licensed by the Department of Agriculture***

Be sure to visit our new pages for the piggies in our Sanctuary Program.
For a donation of $20 you can sponsor a senior piggie for 6 months.
You will receive a pigture and certificate of your sponsored piggie.

Are you interested in a Senior Piggie? Many times we have them waiting for homes. Contact us with any questions.

Current Events/News

Sept 10: The Critter Corral Popcorn Parade Sat 10 AM Western Springs, IL
Please join us for our Annual Popcorn Parade on Saturday, September 10th!! This year we will again be joining The Greater Chicago Ferret Association and The House Rabbit Society. Their rmembers are also taking pledges ffor their groups to support their rescues and education programs. If you are unable to walk, please consider sponosring Kim who will walk on behalf of all the foster guinea pigs -past, present and future. If you are interested in getting a pledge sheet or would like more information please email us at We hope to see lots of you there!!!

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