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bladder stones

  1. Zelsi

    Specialist Monty Is At The Emergency Vet - Please Help!

    I took Monty to the vet yesterday for a CT scan to find out what was causing his mysterious "hooting" and wheezing noises when breathing. A few hours after coming home he clearly wasn't okay. I took him back again last night and they found he had gut stasis and some bloat from not eating...
  2. kaja979

    Post Op Advice (bladder Stones)

    Good morning all :) sorry for the long, middle of the night post! Harriet had 2 bladder stones removed yesterday, my brave girl had passed one also. She has been through quite an ordeal but she is a brave strong feisty little gingernut :) unfortunately the vet did find infection in the bladder...
  3. Salt and Pepper

    Update: Bladder Stones, Low Calcuim Diet, Advice ?

    Hi, to update you from my last thread, my piggy was sent for another x Ray which discovered a stone in the urethra. The stone was removed then and there with a small incision. She is now at home with a 10 day course of antibiotics (to help heal the scar) and a week course of metacam. She still...
  4. GirlFromMars

    Blood In Urine

    Hi, I've been reading this forum for a while and have found lots of useful information (thank you!) but I've finally made an account because I'm worried about one of my boys! We adopted him and his friend (both three years old) back in February And last week we found some blood spots in the...
  5. D

    Possible Bladder Stones/infection?

    Last month, my gorgeous 3yr old piggie Robbie passed a huge plug of some kind out of his urethra and had to get it removed by the emergency vet. His normal vet then prescribed him a week's worth of Baytril and said we'd keep an eye on him. He seemed to be doing okay, eating fine and everything...
  6. B

    Alfalfa Free Pellet Food

    My guinea pig has bladder stones and the vet said to find food without alfalfa to stop more from forming. I have searched everywhere and can't seem to find any. If anyone knows of a brand totally free of alfalfa (including alfalfa oil and alfalfa meal) please let me know! Thanks!
  7. 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...
  8. Herbadurp

    Help! Nearly Impossible To Give Subcutaneous Fluids To My Guinea Pig. Tips Or Advice?

    Hello All! I have a 3 year old guinea pig named Herbert, who just had a bladder stone removed 4 weeks ago. On Monday, the vet saw that another one has formed and sent me home to perform subcutaneous fluid therapy on him for the next two weeks, so we can flush his bladder of other sediment and...
  9. Kerrie74

    Advice Needed - Bladder And Kidney Stone Pig

    My son has just taken his guinea to the vets, he's had an xray and they've found a stone in his kidney and two in his bladder (tiny ones). The vet said to stop his pellets, lower his veg intake and give him lots of hay (he has lots of hay anyway). She said to give him painkillers and baytril...
  10. L

    Bladder Stones On Xray, Not Found During Op

    Hi, our 23 month old boar Bramble was recently (3 weeks ago) neutered so he could have a female friend. One week after neutering, when the pain relief (Metacam) and antibiotics (Septrim) had finished, he started squeaking when peeing and pooping, and was straining when pooping. Took him back...