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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-07-2005, 02:02 AM Thread Starter
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degu's made headlines!

It just goes to prove that people don't know alot about degu's! i was watching the ten o'clock local news last night and one of the head lines was 'animal shelter overloaded with degu's' except the newsreader called them dengus!!!
I wish i knew where the shelter was though, i would like to help out there.

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-07-2005, 01:28 PM
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Can't people just ask one question on how to spell that if they're going to do that? lol. Maybe you can call them to find out where it is or something?

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If I was over there, I'd help out too. Good luck!!! Did it say why they were overloaded? Was it because they don't know how to sex them? Cause degus can be difficult to sex.

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Have you found out where the animal shelter is yet? Poor little degus, I wish people would be responsible pet owners!

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Thats the shame of things like xmas the amount of animals that are homeless and the homes are over crowded. I'd love to go and take them all home

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I would love to help also, if only I wasn't in New York. Degus can be hard to sex...




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Degus are very easy to sex even at a young age.
Have you found out where the shelter was located?
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I've found my degus to be easy to sex as well. But some people do have diffaculties I know I did at first, lol.


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I find sexing them easy aswell.. You just have to know what to look out for!

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I asume you have not found out where the shelter is based yet.

It is a shame that so many animals need rehoming!!!!

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no i havent found out yet, i think it is quite away away from me though! sorry i havent replied, havent had access to a computer for a while! i think people just didnt know how to look after them so got bored and gave them up. poor things!

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I have not been on the forum for a while due to being bussy and not aving the time or energy

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