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  1. D

    ! - Help/ Advice needed! Bump/Lump on guineapig back!

    Hi everyone, it's my first post on here! I have an issue with my guinea pig and am curious to know if anyone had a familiar issue like this with their guinea pig? Yesterday I had noticed a bump/lump on my guineapig's back. When touching it, my guineapig seemed very irritated by it. He is...
  2. Chonkerz

    Neverending UTI saga: advice needed

    Hello, Please anyone with experience in UTI’s in female pigs please help! I’m a 19 year old who pays for all my pigs vet bills, and all of their other expenses and I’m wanting to know where to go from here ;-; please read my situation and help me. I‘ve got two female guinea pigs, both are in...
  3. StevieWanda

    Piggy sneezing for 24 hours

    Hey everyone! I noticed yesterday that my 14w old piggy Stevie has been sneezing. Sometimes it’s every 20-30 mins, then not sneezing for a couple hours. She’s in a cage with her sister who isn’t sneezing. theyre both eating very well, playing around and being sociable. i checked her eyes and...
  4. Xmolxlie

    Spaying a 4 year old female guinea pig with cystic ovaries.

    Hi! I have two guinea pigs that I’ve had since May 2018, I got them from a friend who couldn’t take them with her when she moved, and I know they are a little over 4 years old. My friend had Foxy, the male pig, neutered before he turned 1, and recently I took Kovu my female pig to the vets, and...
  5. M

    Boar Bonding

    Hi there, I haven't owned piggies in a few years, and have never kept boys before. I recently got a 15 week old boar and then a bigger boar (the person who sold him to me claimed he was also 15 weeks but he seems a bit older to me) to live with him. They are still absolutely terrified of me, and...
  6. LordCavy

    One guinea pig left - what do I do?

    Hey! Today, my guinea pig Muffin passed away, he was in a pair with my other pig, Cookie. Now I only have Cookie left and I'm really worrying as to what I should do with him. Rehoming is an option however I simply don't have the heart to give away one of my pigs. Adopting another pig is an...
  7. LordCavy

    Guinea pig suddenly stopped eating; producing clumpy, soft poop

    Hi! My guinea pig, Muffin, suddenly stopped eating yesterday; he's simply been sleeping. I've noticed he squeaks when he poops, he also produces very soft and clumpy stools. I've been giving him Critical Care (15ml every 3 hr) and Pro-C probiotics diluted with water (5ml every 3h). Apologies if...
  8. L

    My baby boar is sneezing a lot and has a light sound when he breathes...

    Hi! I just got a baby boar yesterday, and he is adapting well to his environment and he already likes his cage mate. I do have some concerns. There is a bit of light noise when he breathes. I’m not sure if it is from my other pig’s fur or if it is because of something else. Has anyone had this...
  9. S

    +7 Month Old Male Pig Peeing Blood!

    I have a boar and he’s started peeing blood as recently as two days ago! I’m worrying for him, especially because my parents don’t see it as too big an issue/ won’t take him to a vet. I don’t know his chances of being fine without medical consultation and I can’t convince them to schedule an...
  10. D

    Female guinea pig not eating?

    Hi! I have a 3 almost 4 year old female piggy and about 2 weeks ago she was perfectly fine eating and drinking normally but her water bottle broke so I bought a new one. Mind you this new water bottle was the exact same one as the last one. Same color, same company, same shape everything was the...
  11. L

    New piggies advice

    Hi everyone, I got my two guinea pigs close to a month ago at 9 weeks old. Since I’ve had them they really haven’t been making much progress and I’m worried they’re unhappy and what more I can do :no: I have two baby brothers in a big hutch style cage with a run, lots of hides, tunnels, chew...
  12. Livvysquish

    Bonding baby sow ❤

    So, I rescued a baby sow who is about 6 weeks old, the mum passed and it's herd separated. I have 4 older sow piggies. 2 are 6 months old and the other two 3 months old. This was fully unplanned and I only knew on the day when I found her and had to rescue her. I have put her in a cage right...
  13. Piggymum22

    Please help!

    Emergency please help 🙉 So after 2 years of owning boars this has never once happened to me and thought it was some kind of myth, my poor little boar has fallen victim to a dreaded glue incident 🤦‍♀️😭 Went to bed last night and piggies were absolutely fine, woke up this morning and they seem to...
  14. G

    9 month old guinea pig passed, vet had no answers

    this past tuesday, a guinea pig i took in from a neglect situation passed away. she was very clearly sick when i got her at around 4 months old - had been fed only pellets, literally sitting in her own pee, being kept in a hamster cage, chunk ripped out of her ear, visibly underdeveloped and...
  15. G

    Desperate - Massive fast weight loss and no vet diagnosis

    I've made an account out of desperation as I really need help with my piggy His name is Gunnie he is about 2.5 years old. He has been eating less and less and has been making noises like he is in pain when he pees. He has been weight for the past 3 nights, all between 10 pm - 12am: 19/02...
  16. Livvysquish

    Please help & advice!

    Please!help/advice! Hey! I really need some advice or help before going the vet. My piggy spice has recently had hay poke and recovered with eye drops. I found out by her squealing when being picked up. Once the hay was out she didn't squeal again. Its been a bit under a weak and when I...
  17. A

    Bladder Stone Advice - Exercise

    Hi, I hope someone can offer some advice for me. I have a 1 year old Male pig who has had repeated UTI's and now diagnosed with substantial bladder stone. He has been sent home with a bottle of loxicom which he has twice a day. i'm reducing his nugget intake, upping his water intake and the vet...
  18. D

    dry ears and minimal hair loss on nose

    my guinea pig Eddy has had a runny nose for a couple of months now, but there was one day that some snot that dripped from his nose got a little crusty right under his nostril. I got rid of it with a q-tip and some water but after I realized there was no fur under where the crusty bugger was. is...
  19. Jesse's pigs

    Query - Possibly failed bond?

    So I felt I would know if a bond has failed but I’m unsure. As you know I recently welcomed my new addition Stitch for Steve. I returned home from work today and Steve has a scratch on his nose and a tiny tiny speck of a scratch near his eye. It’s not a wound I’m concerned about. It’s not deep...
  20. S

    Syringe feeding while working

    One of my guinea pigs recently had back to back ear infections, and due to those has developed some dental issues. His front teeth were trimmed but his back teeth still need to be taken care of. He is currently too underweight to under go that process. He is on critical care feed per vet...
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