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  1. L

    New Baby Already Has Problems

    I got a new baby guinea pig three days ago. He is about eight weeks. Last night, I noticed both his eyes were really crusty. I showed my roommate and told him that it said online to wipe the eyes. My roommate told me not to. It looked like it was healing that way and if I gently cleaned it, I...
  2. M

    Aggressive Female + Shy Female

    I have had a female guinea pig named Macy for nearly two years, I got her by herself because my parents only let me get one at the time. Recently I got a baby guinea pig (female as well) and she is only two months. I was expecting it to be a bit difficult with Macy as she's been alone for so...
  3. K

    Why Does My Once Friendly Pig Not Like Me Now That He Has A Friend?

    Hello everyone! This might be a strange question - but I am fairly new to owning guinea pigs. I got a 5 month old pig last month, and he was really sweet and liked to be held and would take naps on my lap etc. I did a lot of research on companionship for guinea pigs, and decided to by him a...
  4. Lil3piggies

    Size Difference

    Hi guys! Not sure which forum to post this in but I have two males, both the same age (so I was told when I bought them- and they were the same size) but Artie is now loads bigger than Archie who still seems tiny. When I hold Artie he feels nice and chubby how I imagine a guinea pig should be...
  5. C

    Cut On Young Guinea Pig, Vet Worthy?

    i have three guinea pigs, two of which were just introduced about a week ago. they are getting alone fine and playing well but one morning i noticed a cut on one's face. it almost looks white powdery around it and is scabbing a lot. i've been gently cleaning it and it doesn't seem to be...
  6. TheLottiediarys

    So I've Just Found An Old Photo Of Baby...

    Happened to be looking through my old phone and found this adorable photo of Baby from a few weeks after we got her! Please excuse the terrible cage and the tunnel I wasn't aware of the right way to house them back then! But doesn't she look small and sweet :)
  7. Afton<3

    Kuro The Rabbit Update

    Hi All It's been a couple of months since I have been in here - in fact my last post was introducing you all to my rabbit Kuro. He is doing great and we have bonded brilliantly it feels like he has always been part of the family. The piggies are all really interested in him too - although...
  8. Koko

    Need Name Ideas!

    Last week I adopted two baby girls - one I have named Hazel, but I am struggling to find a name I like for the other! Suggestions? For the little brown one on the left! Right one is Spud :) The two abby's are Tatoe and Hazel!
  9. Nathan & Codi

    Bullying The Newborns

    Hi i have just introduced my newborn's and their mother to my three other female pigs but they seem to be bullying the baby pigs chasing them and I noticed one chewing fur. The mother and another of the females are not getting on and are chasing each other around the cage. Any idea on what I can do?
  10. TheLottiediarys

    Baby Had Her First Bath Today! We Took Cute Photos! Also, I Found Some Flees :/

    Baby had a bath! And she really didn't like it! We stopped and started alot so she didn't feel too overwhelmed! Here are some cute photos we took while Baby cuddled with me to dry: Also, we found some flees while combing her? Do guinea pigs get flees? Or are they Cat flees that have...
  11. J

    Introducing Baby Female To 2 Adult Females

    Hi there! We would like to expand our little cavy family by adopting a 6 week old female from the local shelter. We already have two 1 year old females at home. Before we adopt, does anyone have advice on (a) how successful baby to adult bonding can be, (b) any precautions we should take, and...
  12. TheLottiediarys

    Baby's Getting A Hair Cut And Cuddles! !

    Even though she's not really long haired I've just given baby a haircut! Baby seems to be struggling to groom herself lately She's not been looking her normal shiny, healthy self. She injured her foot a while ago so maybe that's why she's been grooming less, But she's had a hair cut, a brush...
  13. Mishatoe

    My Guinea Pig Keeps Biting Me

    I've had a baby guinea pig for about a month now and when I take her out to roam on my bed she bites me. I'm not even touching her and she comes over and licks me and then bitez VERY hard. She has done it to my face, but it's usually on my hands, fingertips, and arms. What should I do about...
  14. Kasey

    Help New Guinea Pig Won't Eat, Drink, Or Move

    hello, I just got a 6 month old guinea pig today. I can understand that he is nervous, as he is shaking at different times, not moving, eating, or drinking. However, this foes concern me as I am beginning to worry about his overall health. We have checked all of the areas needed to see if he is...
  15. ChloeCee98

    First Bath In The New House x

    MoMo had her first bath in the new house today :) went very well she even had a quick 2 seconds of a hair dryer and she did really well! But scared at first but loved it after wards. (Lowest heat and power). I'm going to cut her wispy bits of hair around her bum bum tomorrow before work (Sunday...
  16. C

    How Much Pellets?

    i have 3 sows 2 are 13 weeks, 1 is 8 weeks I currently feed them 1/8 cup per pig How much would you recommend to give them in grams or in cups? Am I feeding the right amount ? Thank you
  17. C

    Bonding A Sow With A Pair?

    Hi there, I have 2 bonded sows already who are about 10 weeks old (not exactly sure) they're still small 400g. And I've just rescued another baby sow who is about 8 weeks old (300 g) how do I go about bonding them? Any help would be appreciated so much Have a good weekend
  18. Natalia

    Ricky Died And I Got A New Guinea But Can't Get Over Ricky

    My Guinea pig died over the holidays, and few days ago I got a new, cute baby guinea pig, but when I can't sleep because I miss him so much and I can't enjoy the new piggy. I even told my partner that I don't want the new piggy, I want one looking exactly like Ricky. It breaks my heart...
  19. ginnyweasley

    Feeding Baby Guniea Pigs?

    I don't own guinea pigs yet but I plan on getting two young ones. I read that it's best to give young pigs alfalfa instead of the usual timothy hay, I plan on giving them alfalfa pellets should I still give them alfalfa hay as well or is that overkill? Also if I should give them alfalfa hay does...
  20. Alexandra West

    Putting Baby Pigs From Separate Litters Together?

    I just got a baby Abyssinian pig about 6-8 weeks old. He's been acting a bit strange, but that's on another one of my thread things. We only got one because he was the only one the store had left. we have two chinchillas but he's much too young to be introduced to them yet. Is it okay to put...