antibiotics

  1. raviesa

    Soft poop post-antibiotics

    Hello everyone! I have a senior male guinea pig (he's becoming 7 years old soon) and around 2 days ago he stopped his medical treatment with enro flec (enrofloxacin). About two weeks ago he was suffering with otitis, but with ear liquid drainage and antibiotics he's having good results. The...
  2. Bayberrybae

    Need advice on Doxycycline !

    Hey! Sarah again, you've probably seen me on here quite frequently lately. Disclaimer: I'm just looking for some advice from those who have experience with antibiotics with piggies, it's okay if you're not a vet! :nod: So, two of my girls currently have URI's, and are both on the antibiotic...
  3. E

    Antibiotics

    Hello, My Levon was prescribed Ciprofloxacin (eye drops) to treat his watery eyes. I recently stopped giving that med and Enrofloxacin, because I noticed that his poops started getting smaller and he looked in pain. I didn’t know I had to give him probiotics to help his stomach not become upset...
  4. Olaysha

    NSAIDs and antibiotic advice

    Hi everybody, I was wondering what people’s experiences with NSAIDs and antibiotics for their guinea pigs have been like. My 6month old guinea pig Chestnut started making choking sounds and hooting last night and I took her to the vet this morning. He checked her up and said that her lungs...
  5. A

    Poorly Piggy & now strange poops!

    Hi Everyone, I am new here, and a new Guinea pig mum (Got them last October at 12 weeks old, they are the first I have ever had!) We have had quite a week with one of our boys, he has been weeing pink for a week and yesterday it looked like it was just blood. Today is his 6th day of 7 days of...
  6. littlechefremy

    Lot's of eye discharge on one eye - On baytril

    Hi everyone, My guinea pig Remy had to go to the vet last week because he had a piece of apple wedged in his mouth. The vet was able to remove it no problem but did put him on Baytril for two weeks seeing as he was worried the friction caused by the apple could lead to an infection. Anyways...
  7. xmegj_96x

    Help with Zithromax dosing and URI

    Hi, firstly I'd just like to say that i've been using this forum for help for many years but have only just made an account to make my first thread as usually I am able to find the info I need from others but I am now in a bit of a tricky situation and I'm not sure where else might be able to...
  8. K

    Emeprid after Baytril overdose. Causing diarrhoea?

    Hi there. I’m hoping to get some advice about my little boy, Milo. Milo was taken to the vet 2 Sunday’s ago after I noticed a sniffle and loss of appetite. The vet diagnosed him with a chest infection and he was prescribed Baytril. 2.5% oral solution 100ml to be given 1ml twice daily. I was...
  9. coco&chanel

    Severe Pneumonia Help

    Hello, My Guinea pig Tommy looked to be struggling with his breathing last November, so I took him to the vets. The vet said he had a sore throat(?!) and gave me Baytril 2.5% to give him 0.4ml twice daily. I did this, and he seemed to improve. Since then his breathing has been getting...
  10. Shelby._.

    Is This A Safe Probiotic?

    So my guinea pig is on antibiotics and I've been giving him smashed up healthy guinea pig poo as a probiotic. As I was scrolling around on the website I order most of my pet supplies off of I came across this product. Has anyone ever used it or do you think it is ok to use? I'm asking because...
  11. Nicky71

    Post Antibiotic Care .

    My neutered boar , Toffee, has been on a week long course of antibiotics to treat a URI. He seems to be over the URI now but he is very much not himself . He mostly sits still , somewhat hunched and with his chin on the floor . His coat looks a different condition too.He will eat a little if...
  12. Devyn50

    Specialist Stroke

    Believe 9mo Hamlet had stroke, 2 months ago. Head tilt, run circles and buldging eye.First vet ear infection..easily 3 weeks of antibiotics. New vet ..brain stem infection..another 4 weeks of different antibiotic. Last 2 week's antibiotic Baytril. Head tilt better but not stable walking. He has...
  13. Lilythepig2017

    We Pulled Our Pig Off All Meds She She Got Better: Lily’s Story

    First I will start off by saying, I cannot recommend what we did. There are situations when medicine is vital to saving your pig. This was a very personal decision we made for our pig. I just wanted to post in case it helps someone their pig. So we adopted our pig Lily a month ago. She is 4...
  14. threelittlebubs

    Could I Get Some Help With Critical Care Dosage?

    My girl has been getting CC for 2 days plus water to top her off. She is eating and drinking but not enough, her poop is still somewhat dry and her urine is dark. She will eat leafy veg and cucumber but not much luck with anything else. I've been giving her 3-5 ml every 3 hours today, and I'm...
  15. J

    Dental Antibiotics.

    Hello, I apologize for my English. My guinea pig (female, 2 years old) has a problem with her teeth (molars). One of them has already dropped. The guinea pig has a swollen gum around another molar. He does not want to eat, he also refuses critical care for the first time. I have to force him a...
  16. T

    Respiratory Infection? Pneumonia?

    Hi there! I recently adopted a pig from a girl at my college who could no longer support her. The little piggie is called Willow and is coming up for 7 months. The reason I took Willow is because her previous owner told me she had a severe respiratory infection for a month when she initially...
  17. jpy3

    Sneezy, Snotty Guinea Pigs

    I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice?, my long haired piggie has been quite unwell for the past month or so, snotty nose, sneezing, runny eyes etc, the first round of antibiotics the vets gave him did nothing and now we're coming to the end of the second lot he still isn't much...
  18. naomi.davies7

    Red Pee!

    Just hoping someone can shed some light on a piggy mystery I'm experiencing! Since just before Christmas I have been changing the towelling of my 2 boys and noticing red stained urine patches, and a lot of them too! As soon as I noticed it I managed to separate them long enough to work out...
  19. Aelizl

    Bordetella Help?

    So, last time I posted about a christmas tree allergy in my piggy. I'm ashamed to say, he was either misdiagnosed or later developed bordetella from the discomfort. I had taken him to the vet Dec 1st for coughing, but he was deemed healthy. He displayed no symptoms of illness, aside from...
  20. Squishymoth

    Probiotic Hel

    ok so I recently discovered that one of my piggies, Chamomile, has a urinary tract infection. I took her to the vet, who gave me some antibiotics, and told me that I would also need to give her something probiotic, because she needs bacteria to digest vegetable matter. He advised giving her...
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