• You can find lots of information on how to settle in, understand your new guinea pigs in our New Owners Guide Collection but please ask any questions you have in Wannabe and New Owners' section.

bladder stone

  1. A

    Uti/possible Stones - Worried About Xray

    A few weeks ago our 5 1/2 year old guinea pig Dustin was squeaking and arching his back when he had a wee and soon after started having pinkish urine and doing more frequent smaller wees. The vet treated for a UTI but couldn’t rule out bladder stones - we had a weeks course of Septrin (2 x 0.5ml...
  2. Salt and Pepper

    Syringe Feeding Tips, How To Increase An Appetite, Advice Please?

    Hi, my piggy had an operation to remove a bladder stone (about the size of a chickpea) last Tuesday, she has had a week course of baytrill and metacam which she has now finished.She is also in the middle of a course of ranitidine to get her gut moving again. She is not lethargic, sometimes her...
  3. K

    My Sweet Draco Having Surgery For Stone Tomorrow

    Hi, I adopted Draco 1.5 yrs ago and think he is about 2.5- 3 yrs old. For the past year I have seen blood in his urine multiple times. I am fortunate to have a good, experienced vet and the means to pay for exams/tests (I am in US). The first x-rays showed what the vet called a deposit...
  4. Booknerd

    Peeing Blood But My Vet Is All Out Of Ideas

    Hi everyone, First I have and am still undergoing veterinary advice. The reason why I am turning to you guys is because I feel like there is something wrong that is not being picked up on and I want other pig owners experiences to help me get my piglet better! Please, if you have any...
  5. crnyng

    Bladder Stone; Advice

    Hello everyone, my most recent adoption/rescue, a 3 year old female, has been bleeding from her vaginal area lately. Today we had an appointment and have found out she has a bladder stone. I was quoted 600 to 800 dollars for the surgery, which I don't have, having spent 400 in the last 2 weeks...
Top