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Melvin's Place

Guinea Pig Rescue

A home based guinea pig rescue dedicated to educating the public about the joy of guinea pigs and finding loving homes for homeless cavies.

Located In Rio Rancho, New Mexico


Check out some new rescues!  We are also getting about 20 guinea pigs from Arizona from a hoarder.  We could use help with foster homes and donations.


Check out Albuquerque Animal Control Shelters and the Santa Fe Humane Society


Guinea Pigs Are Great-Please Read

Please read the 12 Pleas of a Rescue Guinea Pig before you adopt!

Please see our new adoption referral program on this page. 

Also please check our our new procedure for private surrenders.


We are now a charitable organization 501(c)3.  Your donations are tax deductible.


You can now donate to Melvin's Place with Paypal.  Currently Unavailable

Steve and Susan Sehr




Send Us a Message

Please purchase online through and identify Save A Cavy as your charity.  It costs you nothing and helps up with the cost of piggie care.