bite marks

  1. Yurigiri

    Abscess, surgery and behaviour

    I am not sure if this is relevant under this thread. My guinea pig has multiple bite wounds by his friend. A pierce through the ear, a bite wound on his forehead, and two very large abscess on his tummy. He is on pain relief and antibiotics now. Unfortunately, I am unable to squeeze the...
  2. Kirbs

    Guinea pig suddenly attacking the other.

    We bought two male 8 month old pigs around two months ago as they were adoption ones in Pets At Home. Up until now they’ve been fine; cuddling and playing. Yesterday morning we woke up to find one (Blueberry) hiding in the hay rack away from the other (Mr Muffin). I took him out to find out his...
  3. A

    Bonding Boars Day 8 - Bite on Ear

    Hi, today is Day 8 of the bonding process of our two boars. Quite still in the dominance phase. Woke up this morning and inspected the piggies for bites and scratches and found the submissive one (Georgie) with a decent bite out of his ear. (see picture) I know that ear nibbling is part of the...
  4. M

    Boars Not Getting Along

    I have 2 10-11 month old boars Mulder and Scully and they are not getting along. I have had them since they were 4 months old, even at that age it was clear Scully was the dominant pig, and I assumed most of their behaviour was harmless. Scully chases Mulder, Mulder is grumpy and rumbles a lot...
  5. raining.ashes

    Water Bottle Mouth Peice Black?

    Hello, the mouth peice to one of their water bottles looks black, or tarnished. My grandmother thinks it's just marks from them biting it, but it doesn't look like that to me. It doesn't look like mold either, but I'm definitely no expert. (Sorry if the pics are a little blurry!)