bloat

  1. S

    Bloat? A new piggie owner...

    My sister got two Guinea pigs for birthday last month. They are both females. She got them from I would call it a breeder. And I think they never ever been at vet in their life. Tily (the older one) is 6 months old and Kiwi (the smaller one) is 3 months old. I was told Tily had babies before...
  2. G

    Unsure of Bloat

    Hi, My 2 month old female guinea pig, Maisy, is recently experiencing what I feel is a bloated stomach. She does not appear to be in any pain, is behaving totally normally, eating hay and drinking, pooping lots! However, I noticed she just appears to be a little bloated. Not sure what to do, I...
  3. K

    Guinea Pig's Stomach looks like it is pulsating or she is breathing very quickly?

    I'm currently in a situation where I can't take my guinea pig to the vet (it is 3am here and the vet opens in 6 hours). But my guinea pig has started not eating her veggies today, and now her stomach is moving extremely quickly, and almost looks like it is pulsating. She is not moving around...
  4. C

    Possible signs of bloat? Please help!

    Hello! Its been a while since ive been on here, but ive recently encountered a new possible problem with my girl penny. Penny has been known to be picky and refuse some of her veggies from time to time, but along with this the other day i noticed a weird sudden weight gain. She typically stays...
  5. Jesse's pigs

    Emergency EMERGENCY- LIQUID BLOAT?

    Hiya this is regarding my beloved Steve and I'm very very worried. I've only just lost Mo and I refuse to lose another guinea pig. So Steve, seemed fine like literally an hour ago. I actually had him out and cleaned his penis shaft from some smegma. Skip to half nine and I decided to clean them...
  6. Yaswinn

    Bloated and scared guinea pig

    Good evening, my guinea pig had bloat (not 100 % sure, since gassy and bloat are very similar in my mother tongue) just recently and she hasn't recovered yet, but she's bloated again. I did the mistake and fed her with a syringe, quite violently, and now she doesn't want to eat at all. I've...
  7. P

    Is this bloat?

    So I have 2 beautiful pigs, both over a year old and both female. The dominate girl, Muffin, has a descended stomach. It's been like this for a while and she hasn't acted any different (she's still active and eats and drinks just fine). What could it be? It feels hard-ish. Sorry the picture...
  8. doodlecountry

    Bloat?

    I’m a fairly seasoned guinea pig owner as I have now four guinea pigs, but am not familiar with bloat. I just got the fourth about two weeks ago, and she eating well and drinking lots. However, I noticed she was a little pear shaped and was wondering if it could possibly be bloat? I picked her...
  9. samji

    Bloat - help!

    Hi all So my little Jack has had bloat since before Christmas. It's been very unusual as it was happening over a 6-12 hour period of no poops, then lots of poops. He would still be eating during this and drinking. I took him to an out of hours emergency vet during the Christmas period which...
  10. E

    Is this bloat?

    She’s 12 weeks old I’m not sure if she’s just pudgy or there’s something wrong she eats the same as her sister and her stomach seems normal. She’s still active and stuff maybe I’m just paranoid
  11. Griselle

    Help! Guinea Pig Bloated?

    So, I have had Shadow for over a year. Oreo and Shadow have never had problems with lettuce nor tomatoes. Today as I was changing their cage, I noticed Shadow looked extremely bloated, but Oreo did not. I have always fed them timothy hay, but today I ran out, and had to wait for my fiance to...
  12. 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...
  13. Leeni

    Mimmi's Weightloss

    Mimmi had quite a serious bloat in the end of October. I posted about it here: Bloat, Need Of Support! She got better from it and hasn't suffered from any bloats after that one. However, her health is not as good as I would like it to be. Her weight issues puzzle me. My question is that is this...
  14. Piggy mum

    Bloat Diagnosed! Healing Vibes And Advice Needed

    Hi all My pig pinky has been very lethargic recently but has been eating and drinking good amounts off all his usual types of foods, so took him to the vet today. She done an X-ray and has diagnosed him with bloat, and prescribed him theee times a day metaclopramide. I am going to try the...
  15. K

    Strange Poop After Bloat/colic

    Hi all, A few days ago my piggie Chewy stopped eating and was super lethargic, and I noticed he was pooping very infrequently but when he did it looked normal. I took him to the vet and she said he had colic/bloat, so now he has been on Metoclopramide (for gut peristalsis), Metacam (for pain)...
  16. DexGizandCo

    Causes For Bloat?

    Recently my guinea pig has gotten a little bloated. Went to the vet and we can't seem to figure it out. She's not sick with bloat because she's acting and eating just fine. The only change recently was a switch to orchard grass because of my other piggy. So I switched her back to Timothy hay to...
  17. Williams15

    Worried About Bloat!

    Hi, I'm new to this site so apologies if there is already an existing topic on this. I own two sows who are three years old. Yesterday I was giving them cucumber when I noticed one of my guinea pigs, who is the bigger of the two, had a slightly swollen stomach. At first I thought she may have...
  18. Beans&Toast

    Does This Require Urgent Vets Today?

    I'm away for work today so my Mum is looking after the pigs but something is wrong with Toast so I'd appreciate any help. Okay long story short (sort of) as of Friday morning Toast hasn't been herself. (She's had on/off dental problems and bloat problems for the 2 years I've had her).She was...
  19. hayleyface

    How Do I Care For My Bloat Survivor? I'm A Bit Scared..!

    River was rushed to the out of hours vet last night with severe bloat. After several hours of waiting to be seen, she was eventually put in an oxygen tank and treated via drip. She has perked up considerably, has started pooping again and has been munching away happily. The vet had fed her on...
  20. J

    Possible Tumor/ Can't Walk

    Hello, I wanted to ask if anyone can tell me what might be wrong with my pig. Her name is Cookie and she's approximately 6 years old, we got her about a year ago and she has had chronic U.R.I that we have always treated. A few weeks ago we noticed her stomach was very hard, so naturally I did...
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