An American Shorthair guinea pig
The American Shorthair is a breed of guinea pig. They are the most common breed.
American Shorthair guinea pigs tend to be very sweet and docile animals, making them a perfect choice for first time owners. They typically respond well to handling and get along fairly well with other guinea pigs.
Coat Colors and Patterns
American Shorthair guinea pigs come in a wide variety of colors and patterns.
Characteristics and Appearance
American Shorthairs can be recognized by their straight, short coat.