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  1. M

    Bald Patch?

    My little sister just got a guinea pig from the pet store last week named “Pickle.” Pickle is very active, playful, and seemingly healthy. However she has this large bald patch on her head that seems to have gotten slightly bigger. My mom is kind of reluctant to take her to the pet store...
  2. Zelsi

    I Separated My Boars - What Next?

    I have just separated my two boars, same cage but a divider down the middle. While on holiday my family took care of them and when I returned I checked each one thoroughly and the younger one (12 months) had some bald patches / nips on his back and cheek. The larger one (2.5 years) did bite him...
  3. J

    Back Legs Hair Loss

    Dear all, My guinea pig has bald patches on both her back legs (picture enclosed). Both bald patches are identical to each other and the skin is not itchy, dry or sensitive. I can touch the spots without her even noticing. She is 6 years old and has had these patches for more than a year...
  4. Sshorty

    Bald Patches On Sows Belly.

    Hi, I was checking my piggy over this morning, and whilst she seems perfectly well in herself and hasn't lost weight and is still eating, I found she has bald patches on her belly and around her right hind leg. I haven't found any mites on her or her sister... can anybody tell me what this looks...
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