Giving your guinea pig or rabbit a friend is one of the kindest things you can do. Companionship often gives them a new lease of life and there is nothing better than seeing two bunnies or pigs cuddled up together in a hay box.

We have found that the process of bonding often seems just as stressful (if not more so) for owners as it is for the animals. The worry over conflict ensuing and the length of time the process may take can seem quite daunting. Patience and a calm approach is the key, as well keeping an eye firmly on your goal of two happy, healthy bonded pets.