bladder problems

  1. Pig & Pymble

    Not gaining/maintaining weight

    Hello! I've got a previous thread from the end of June when my boy Pig (aged 2) was struggling with squeaky wees/poos. To summarise - he had 2 CT scans, X-rays, ultrasounds and urine testing with nothing showing for it other than a little blood in the urine, and it seems like interstitial...
  2. Chonkerz

    Neverending UTI saga: advice needed

    Hello, Please anyone with experience in UTI’s in female pigs please help! I’m a 19 year old who pays for all my pigs vet bills, and all of their other expenses and I’m wanting to know where to go from here ;-; please read my situation and help me. I‘ve got two female guinea pigs, both are in...
  3. Pig & Pymble

    Bladder/bowel issues and calcium questions

    This is my first post and is quite long as everything has been a bit of a saga recently! Massively high levels of stress and upset at home, but I'm feeling optimistic about my boy's recovery. I thought it would be helpful to get some advice/guidance as this forum has been so helpful to me, but...
  4. M

    Bladder Stones, Calcium and Sunshine

    Greetings! I just moved my two boiz from Portland, OR to Glasgow, MT in April. I just noticed some red spots on their bedding, which I initially dismissed as dye+urine from their new little toys. However, a week later I noticed it while it was still wet. I’m be pretty certain which pig it’s from...
  5. bbddf

    Possibility of Guinea Pigs With Gluten Intolerance Linked To Bladder Problems

    * Disclaimer: This is only a theory that I have come up with. It is not a diagnosis. I am not a medical professional or veterinarian. I made an effort to use reputable resources. I have provided references in relation to my ideas. This is my own research. Please know, I am not forcing the idea...
  6. L

    Bladder surgery cost

    I’m after some general advice please on surgery cost. My piggy Biscuit (male, 3 years) has been diagnosed with bladder stone after an ultrasound and he needs surgery. We have already spent over £300 to get him diagnosed and our vets has now quoted over £800 for surgery! We really can not afford...
  7. yvette langford

    Sperm rod

    I took my 5 month old boar to the vet on Tuesday as he was squealing and straining to pee. They felt around to see if they could feel a stone. Nothing, so we were sent home with painkillers and antibiotics. He seemed to be alright on Wednesday, not 100% but better than he was. Come Thursday...
  8. G

    What is this substance coming out of my male guinea pigs hole?

    My male guinea pig who is at least 2 years old has not been peeing for 2 or more days but instead, has been having this substance come out of his urethra/peehole. I’ve looked up symptoms online, trying to find this exact substance but haven’t been able to find anything similar. It can either be...
  9. W

    Urinary track infection? Ovarian cyst?

    Hello everyone, My guinea pig Nymeria is peeing blood. I only found out today, to my knowledge yesterday this wasn't happening. I immediately took her to an exotics vet and they took an x-ray and a pee sample. There were no bladder stones so the vet said it's possible it's either a urinary...
  10. C

    Bladder Stones in 1.5 yo Boar Mose - Reoccurence, Passing it, Surgery...

    Hello - first time posting here (although I've been an avid reader!) Last week, 1.5 year old boar Mose was peeing some blood (although no signs of pain) and was diagnosed with a bladder stone. I was quite surprised, since we feed them red leaf, green leaf lettuce, with the occasional red...
  11. elian

    Bladder problem? Again?

    Hi! Coincidentally the day after I make an account my sweet piggy may have a problem... Emmie has had a lot of health issues since I got her from the pet store (I know, I know, I was uneducated at the time). When I bought her, she was quiet and liked to sleep in my lap and I did not know any...
  12. Celine298

    Blood in Pee

    Hello all! Sunny has a mysterious illness and I thought I would put it out there to see if anyone else has encountered it. Two weeks ago I noticed some red patches in the cage when cleaning it. I took Sunny and Lola out, gave them a thorough inspection and palpitated their tummy's (like the...
  13. JoannaMarie

    Pain when weeing don't know what to do!

    My pig Alan has always had issues with his penis, mainly due to his long hair. Every few weeks he would start crying when he wees, i would then cut his hair on his tummy, clean his penis, and when necessary remove sperm rods (eeew!). He would then always stop crying and go back to normal. A...
  14. Q

    Uti? Please Help!

    Hi everyone, if anyone could give me any thoughts/advice id greatly appreciate it. About a month ago my 3 year old female pig wasnt acting herself, we took her to the vet who prescribed baytril and metacam. She finished her course and then suddenly starting getting a wet bottom, she was soaking...
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