FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — A routine walk in the park led to an unusual discovery in Fairfax County: 14 stray guinea pigs.
A person was walking their dogs at the Laurel Hill Equestrian Center when they saw a "tiny black and white animal." After searching through the thorny blackberry bushes for nearly an hour, they caught 14 guinea pigs, according to Fairfax County Animal Shelter.
The shelter said they received a tub of guinea pigs Tuesday morning.
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The guinea pigs are resting and recuperating in the shelter now and are expected to be available for adoption next week, according to the shelter.
If you're a Fairfax County resident and see stray animals or have a pet you can no longer care for, you can contact Fairfax County Animal Shelter on their website.