FOR ADOPTION: #78823 Splinter is a male, two-year old brown guinea pig who is great with kids and other guinea pigs. Splinter is comfortable with being held. He loves to be petted and to eat carrots. He and other animals are available at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax. Phone 703-830-1100. The shelter is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.