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bites

  1. PerpLexxity

    This Spoiled Guy

    So today I learned why my guinea pig bites me! After doing a little bit of research on the forum, I've learned that my guy (Henry, 7months) bites me to manipulate me. So with my two pigs, we snuggle and have our bonding time like usual; and basically my Henry starts off with a little nibble on...
  2. W

    Biting Piggy

    My piggy Bubbles has always been more nervous than Nymeria and has been biting people since the beginning. I have no clue why. I handle her carefully, I pet her where she likes, I hand feed her, she has no injuries (not even internal, she had an ultrasound) etc. She has fallen once but I don't...
  3. T

    Snow Bites

    I have had a guniea pig before and When I got a new one in the beginning she wouldn't bite me and she will let me grab her now it's been about a month and shes been biting me really hard as i am leaving her at her cage that I'm scared to grab her. I know it's not because she wants to pee...
  4. B

    Bitey Barney

    Hi there! To anyone that can offer some help or guidance. We are not first time owners, but have never had this problem before: Our newest piggy, Barney, is around 20 weeks, and over the past few weeks he has become very bitey, not just to our older piggy but towards us too. Whatever it is...
  5. Guineapigfeet

    Blood Drawn Again Today

    This morning BB bit me just after I finished her nails. She was sat in my arms and bit my finger. It only bled a tiny bit and stopped as soon as it started. She hates nail clipping and we all find it stressful. Easily forgiven. Later I had them all out on my knee. As usual they were all over...
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