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  1. Kosson

    Surgery Or Not...

    I have a 4 years old guinea pig (Kosson, born in July to August 2013). In the mid-October 2017, I noticed that the colour of her pee was rather pink, and also she was crying a little when she urinated + lost her appetite a little. I took her to the nearby vet, who is not specialised to exotic...
  2. O

    Orange Pee , Uti?

    Hi, My guinea pig had an orange pee today. And make some sounds while stand still (I'll guess is pain wen he is peeing). I can't get a vet today or tomorrow because is Christmas. And they are all closed. Best chance will be Tuesday the 26 in the morning! What can i do to help him, and make...
  3. WinnieandBear

    Time To Say Enough Is Enough? Help

    Hello, Long story very short - my girl Bear is 3 years old and has had peristent bladder sludge and infections for her whole life. Took a couple of years for a decent vet to finally diagnose and not assume bloat (useless some vets are!) and at Christmas she had a bladder flush op. She was much...
  4. WinnieandBear

    Post Hernia Op Infection Please Help!

    Hello guys! My sow Bear had a bladder flush at Christmas and subsequently developed a hernia which eventually my vet wanted to repair using mesh. She said she hadn't used that on a Guinea pig before but she is usually fantastic. I noticed the wound kept bleeding for a week and she said it may...
  5. Bella123

    Possible Bladder Sludge Advice Needed?

    I woke up this morning and whilst I was cleaning the piggys cage, I saw this white substance on the fleece. I'm assuming it's bladder sludge, and I'm very concerned. I'm not sure who it is at this stage so I have separated Fifi and Flash for a short time until I can find out. I have a vet...
  6. Parnassus

    Clearing Bladder Sludge Effectively

    Hi friends! I'm feeling heartsick tonight. My sweet Whistler has been diagnosed with bladder sludge. It's my first guinea pig with sludge! So, I'm convinced she's just more naturally gifted in developing it than others. ;D I could use some advice, even if it's just to keep doing what I'm...
  7. Stephaniexr

    Uriflow?

    Hello, I am writing in complete stress over my guinea pig, Momo. I recently took her to the vet and we found out she had a large bladder stone in her urethra. The vet put her under sedation to try to manipulate the stone out, but unfortunately had no luck. The vet instead pushed the stone back...
  8. Beans&Toast

    Hay Suitable For Bladder Piggy

    I ordered the sample pack of hay from The Hay Experts for the pigs to try and it's just arrived, came with lots of freebies too :drool: I've been reading on here that certain hays aren't great for pigs with bladder issues like readigrass maybe..? Toast is on a diuretic and cystophan to...
  9. 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...
  10. WinnieandBear

    Bladder Sludge, Pain, Blood... Help Please

    My two year old Abyssinian Bear has been through a long time of misdiagnoses and problems and finally have concluded she has sludge in her bladder. She is on metacam for cats 0.1ml twice per day and septrin 0.25ml twice per day. I have also been trying half a capsule of Cystease tablets once a...
  11. Molly Isabella

    Urgent: Advice On Sick Piggy With Bladder Sludge. (euthanasia?)

    (I'm from the United Kingdom) Hi guys. My piggie Oreo is just about 3 years of age. She's always had some health issues and has just been genuinely unlucky. A few months ago she had an operation for an abscess on the side of her stomach. That went successfully and she recovered. For the last...
  12. WinnieandBear

    Blood In Urine, Squeaking And Calcium Crystals? Please Help

    Hello! After many many many rubbish and useless vet visits from far and wide, I seem to have found a thorough and very informative and so far brilliant vet very local. Bear has been showing discomfort when urinating and pooing recently sometimes accompanied by squeaking but that was much less...
  13. JoannaMarie

    Ted Still In Pain After Bladder Op

    Hi! My lovely boy Ted had a bladder op 4 weeks ago. He had a very bad reaction to the op and nearly died... He stopped eating for ten days and was on constant hand feeding. Thankfully he has made a slow but good recovery. He's had lots of gut problems such as runny poos and his poo hasnt...
  14. Piggiemum7

    Update On Ben, Possible Bladder Problems (sorry Long Post)

    Some of you have been helping me with my thread last week about Ben's breathing here. Kind of keeping this as a sort of log for the past week... He's been having baytril, metacam, vit c supplements, probiotic and critical care recovery food. He was 1.2kg before and hit a low of 1.09 when the...
  15. JoannaMarie

    Ted Had Bladder Surgery On Friday - Still Not Eating Or Moving Much

    I really hope you can advise me. My baby boy Ted had a bladder operation on Friday - they thought it was bladder stones but it was actually a blood clot. He ate a little of his straw yesterday but I was syringe feeding him all day. Today there is no improvement. He didn't move all night. There...
  16. M

    Help? Guinea Pig Can't Pee And Is In Lots Of Pain...

    My Guinea pig, lucky (ironically), is a female and she's about 4 and a half years old. She's got a sister who's much much (about .5lb) heavier than she is and my Lucky got much thinner over the past few months, you can feel her bones all over. Recently I've heard grunting and squeals (painful)...
  17. furryfriends (TEAS)

    Bladder Issues!

    I have never had a guinea pig with a bladder issue, and I am trying to work out what, if anything, I do differently to most people. You could just say I have been lucky, but I have had a large number of guinea pigs over the years and no problems. Just under two years ago I took in a guinea...