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  1. Wetherill

    Veggies during blood in urine?

    My Bercy started seeing some blood in his urine (?) just before. I haven’t figured out exactly what the issue is because every stain I see is the tiniest little spot of blood in the center of a grape-sized spot that looks like normal urine, but still very very small. Keeping an eye on it and...
  2. Cryptillian

    When to say goodbye?

    I hope it’s ok if I skip the usual care rundown since he’s terminal and I’ve done everything I can, I have been struggling so horribly with this because my grandma is also dying and one of our dogs has cancer as well. Going to start by saying Pumba is 7 1/2 years old and had a massive bladder...
  3. S

    Glucosamine

    Hi, I am sure my girl Mabel had IC, we have had numerous rounds of antibiotics and no change. Flares up every few months and she’s screams going to the toilet both wee and poo and then blood. It then calms down for a few weeks and the cycle starts again. I have her on metacam. I have read...
  4. Cryptillian

    What do I do if my senior guinea pig has stones?

    Going to give some context here. I am from the US, my pigs are given oxbow vitimin C supplement daily, cup of various veg (romaine, cucumber, bell pepper, carrot, strawberry blueberry, apple, watermelon rind, etc but only the romaine and bell pepper is really a daily thing, fruits are more of a...
  5. C

    Bladder stone issues

    Bladder stone problem Hi guys! Some of guys just already know but I'm from brazil ans here we dont have so much experience with guinea pig Health problems and me and my vet are needing some guidance. So o have two guinea female guinea pigs, one of them is Dolores - who is having a 11mm stone...
  6. Cavy Kung-Fu

    Blood in urine.

    Hi guys! (Sorry I only seem to come on when I need help, it’s been really difficult with losing piggies and poorly piggies I’ve been finding it hard to come on.) After losing Iggy last year I thought my bladder troubles were behind me but boy was I wrong. My beautiful Andromeda has started...
  7. M

    Keep Mavis healthy

    Hi everyone, This is my first post so i hope I'm doing it right and in the right place. I'm posting for a bit of post bladder/uritic stone in one of my pigs. We took Mavis to the emergency vets on Monday night when pee and pooing appeared to be causing her a lot of pain and after an x-ray it...
  8. annaandpigs

    Hard, pea sized lump above male guinea pig’s genitals

    Hi, I’m hoping someone might have some advice for me. My male piggy, Dumby has a hard, pea sized lump just above his penis. When I first found it, it was higher in his lower abdomen but it can be moved down to sit at the top of his genitals - it seems to move back and forth by itself and also...
  9. K

    Guinea pig urine sludge, squeaking, and bloody spots months after getting bladder stone removal surgery

    My almost 4 year old male guinea pig Lemmy had a bladder stone removal surgery at the end of August 2021, and he was very happy and healthy after the surgery until very recently. I started to notice a random squeak here and there, and then noticed some urine sludge on his bedding. I've been...
  10. Vicvac28

    Bladder stones

    Hi all. My boy Rex is a 4 year old non-neutered male who this morning was diagnosed with bladder stones. The quote from the vet for surgery was surprisingly high and the outlook of surgery fairly bleak from what he was saying. I just don’t don’t know what to do as he is clearly in discomfort...
  11. Pig & Pymble

    Reasons for weight loss?

    My lovely pig, Pig, has been loosing weight for a few months now following what we think is a case of bad sterile interstitial cystitis (more info on a previous recent thread here), despite us still syringe feeding 60ml/day, and him eating for himself (veg, hay, biscuits). He used to be 1450g...
  12. 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...
  13. A

    Bladder Stone Advice - Exercise

    Hi, I hope someone can offer some advice for me. I have a 1 year old Male pig who has had repeated UTI's and now diagnosed with substantial bladder stone. He has been sent home with a bottle of loxicom which he has twice a day. i'm reducing his nugget intake, upping his water intake and the vet...
  14. Ananias

    Persistent bladder problems

    Our Tilda is a 3 year-old female guinea pig living in Finland. She has pain while urinating and pooping (only after urinating) and also has had blood in urine (not at present). The problems have persisted for several months now with a few intermittent symptom-free episodes. The symptoms also...
  15. RachelH

    Bladder stones 4.5yo boar

    Hi all, I am posting because I follow your advice on most things and at the present moment my 4.5yo boar Ralph has confirmed (X-ray below) bladder stones. My vet told me the only option was to do surgery (which I don’t think he is strong enough to survive due to losing his best friend only a...
  16. Lorenslittlepigs

    Guinea Pig in pain when he wee/poo

    Hi everyone, Jerry my guineapig is 7 years old. On Monday I noticed a case of fly strike starting on his back (during the heat wave it has been incredibly hard to keep cool whilst keeping flys away) it was early days so luckily got rid of the maggots and took him to the vet where she checked him...
  17. piggydobz

    Pig squeaking when peeing / pooping

    Hiya, Our piggie Howard has suspected bladder stones. Unfortunately the vets he has seen haven’t been the quickest to diagnose anything and its been about 3 weeks since the first symptoms started. Vets gave him a week of Baytril to try incase UTI, however there was no improvement. In the last...
  18. Jasmine-sleeps

    Bladder stone?

    Hi guys, Sorry to be that annoying newbie immediately looking for advice. I found this on my pigs bed today, it looks like a weird poo with calcium deposits around it. The stone looking bit was like soft grit. I know its relatively normal for pigs to excrete excess calcium through urine, but...
  19. Flinty

    Glucosamine for bladder advice

    Hey all, I know there have been threads on here previously, but just wanted to clarify :) I have a 1 1/2 year old sow who I'm pretty sure is having bladder problems and would like to give her some long term help. I've read that glucosamine can help so would love advice on quantities and which...
  20. ashleemelda

    Introducing New Foods, Question Re: Lettuce

    I recently decided to start following the sample diet guide. My girls already get several of what's included daily: a rotating slice of red, yellow, or orange sweet pepper; a slice of cucumber; and a sprig of cilantro (although Moira is completely turned off by them whereas Rose can't get...
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