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  1. N

    Gi stasis and bloat caused splayed leg sitting

    My boy has been diagnosed with gut stasis and bloat 2 days ago. he started sitting with his legs splayed out like hes kind of doing a sideways split and the vet said it was probably because of the bloat. I'm worried that as he sits like this it's going to cause problems with his legs. does...
  2. Lizzieejoyce


    Hi everyone! My 5 guinea pigs seem to be a bit bloated and pear-shaped and I don't know why. I stay clear of high calcium foods regularly because of strong white wee in the past when I first rescued them so I'm really confused what's going on. I've outlined my feeding schedule below, grateful...
  3. E

    Bloat and bladder stones?

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if it was possible that having bladder stones could cause a guinea pig to have gas/ be bloated?
  4. E


    Hello, My Levon was prescribed Ciprofloxacin (eye drops) to treat his watery eyes. I recently stopped giving that med and Enrofloxacin, because I noticed that his poops started getting smaller and he looked in pain. I didn’t know I had to give him probiotics to help his stomach not become upset...
  5. M

    Lost my guinea pig to bloating overnight, now I'm worried about my other piggies..

    Last night, I fed my 4 piggies their veggies. They got carrot, celery, cucumber, and green leaf lettuce- a cup of each vegetable. Luna seemed fine last night and she was standing on her back two legs and wheeking at me like normal and I'm pretty sure she was eating. After that, I went to sleep...
  6. R

    My guinea pig died at age 2 yesterday

    So Jeffrey, my Himalayan guinea pig, died at age 2 yesterday. Don't worry, he didn't live alone. He lived with his brother Alan. He had been acting a little bit strange the last couple of days before, but nothing major, he was still normal. But then, one day, his stomach was all bloated, and he...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
  9. G

    An Odd Case - bloating issues and major weight loss

    I have a guinea pig who is around 2-3 years old. She lives with another girl guinea pig who is 1-2 years old. They are both rescues. Recently I noticed she had a sort of balloon feeling in her lower hindsection, like it was bloated. I adjusted her diet and gave her massages to help. I've been...
  10. K

    Guinea Pig Bloated But Eating

    I have a guinea pig namenamed Rodney that is a year and a half, and I noticed that his stomach is pretty swollen. He is walking strangely, a bit spread out, and is acting pretty timid, but he is eating normal and as far as I can tell, going to the bathroom normal as well. I just brought home a...
  11. Zelsi

    Breathing Problems, Bloat - Critical Condition

    Hi Everyone If there is anyone who has been in a similar situation PLEASE reply to me. I am pretty desperate and being realistic my guinea pig might not make it this weekend. I have an Abyssinian guinea pig (2.5 years old) called Trevor. I noticed he was breathing harder on Thursday and...
  12. 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...
  13. Beans&Toast

    Domperidone - Side Effects Of Long Term Use

    Bit of a long post here... Toast has been on Domperidone (and Ranitadine) for bloat since November last year. It worked well at first but the past couple of weeks it doesn't seem to make a difference whatsoever. She's also getting bloated after any veg. There is a long list of veg that makes...
  14. Carla&Glitch

    Mysterious Case Of Bloat

    Recently two of my gorgeous piggies have died because of a mysterious bloating. I would appreciate any advice or experiences that might help save my last remaining piggie. This has been the most horrible month. I'll give you some background on how we keep our pigs and what has happened since...
  15. Ever

    Is My Guinea Pig Pregnant?

    I got a female guinea pig from my local shelter about 22 days ago. I noticed that she was a bit large compared to my other female rescue guinea pig that I got from somewhere else. I was told that she was between 1 and 2 years old. I don't know much about her history, but I know that there was a...
  16. J

    Bloated Piggy

    I think one of my piggies is bloated. How do I find out for certain and how can I help him?
  17. lindsayl

    Emergency - Possible Bloat

    Hi, I have not posted for a really long while but I am having a bit of an emergency! I think my pig has bloat. On one side his stomach appears to be distended slightly and when I tap it sounds hollow. The other side however is fine. He's still eating, drinking and toileting like normal.He is...
  18. Piggiemum7

    Bloating :(

    Ben has been eating drinking fine and having normal bodily functions up until this morning. I counted 13 poos in his cage from last night and since then there's only been about 3! Took him to the vet who felt around and said he felt some sort of lump or blockage (I think it's a hardened poo, he...