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  1. A

    Young Guinea Pig not gaining weight

    Hello! This is my first post here as we recently adopted 3 female Guinea Pigs and I am trying to learn as much as I can about them. But right now, I think one of them needs more help. I don’t know exactly their age, but according to the rough estimate by the breeder, they are around 10 to 12...
  2. G

    Bullying after one passed

    Hi so I have/had four piggies Rhett, Link, chase, and Stevie. A little over a week ago Stevie passed it was very unexpected and sad. Since Stevie has been gone I’ve noticed chase seemed a little lonely. Rhett and Link were the first pigs that I got and chase and Stevie I got later on and they...
  3. A

    I recently just got 2 new pigs! Bullying happening

    So recently I got two New Guinea pigs! They are both 2, boys. I have a four year old piggy named Toby. Long story short, other pigs smelled horrible and were doing something I was told is called “musking” and was told that even if they were caged together for so long they weren’t getting along...
  4. Celine298

    I'm Being Bullied For Grass...

    We had a late spring here in Ireland and most of the livestock (sheep/cattle) are only being let out to pasture in the past couple of weeks due to the poor grass growth. Thankfully, the grass is finally bursting into growth. Last week, I began picking fresh grass from the garden for the...
  5. T

    Three Baby Sows(possible Bullying)

    Hi everyone. I’m new to this so I’m just going to explain my situation. I recently got three baby sows. Two are blood sisters but all three grew up together(the one only being a week or so apart). I read the article on establishing dominance because I felt like that was my situation. However...
  6. Kiko+Peanut

    Possible Bullying? Help!

    Hi everyone! I could use some advice. I did some research but no one has the answers I'm looking for! :yikes::eek: So I have an almost 2-year-old American Crested piggy named Peanut. She is the sweetest little thing ever! Until I got Kiko last Saturday. Took her to the vet for a check-up...
  7. Gemm

    Bullying? Please Help

    Hi I have three sows who are 3.5 years old and have been together all their lives. However over time I have noticed the most submissive pig spends more and more of her time in a hidey, 50% of the the time when the other two come near her she unhappy/stress squeaks, one of the more dominant pigs...
  8. Beans&Toast

    Opinions On Spaying As A Preventative Measure

    I'm looking at having Maple spayed but I'd like some opinions first. I'm thinking about this because when Maple comes into season, Beans becomes very aggressive with her and bullies her to the point where she doesn't eat or move, Beans corners and will attack her (biting and lunging) and I...
  9. T

    Possible Bullying Amongst My New Young Cavy And Existing Cavy

    Hey there! So in November I adopted Hank (I renamed him to Rodney from Dr. Dolittle) from a nice woman and her daughters, unfortunately one of her daughters was allergic to him so they had to give him up. He’s about a year old. Once I got him home I didn’t know the first thing about guinea...
  10. McNallington


    Hi everyone, I just wondered whether anyone could offer me a bit of advice about my piggies? I have had my two girls for nearly three years and there has always been mounting going on but recently it's become constant. It used to be in a cyclical nature so I don't know whether or not it was...
  11. S

    Two Females Fighting I’m Heartbroken!

    Ok so I have had one female for about 8 months and a month ago got another young female for her. Fina is about 9 months old and Phoebe is about 3 months. I introduced the correctly on neutral grounds a few times before housing they together. Fina immediately established herself as the dominant...
  12. Isabela

    Bullying Guinea Pig

    Hello, so I have two 5 months old guinea pigs, females. One is always bullying the other one. The other one screams and is afraid of her, but she doesn't have any marks on her. The ''more dominant one'' jumps at her and tries to scare her. Can you help me? Are they in this time of the year?
  13. MKC

    Possible Bullying From New Boar On Bonded Boar Pair

    HI All! I have a question about a probable bullying situation and if its gone far enough. I have read lots of articles on here but am just looking for some added advice. We have two male boars that we got from a rescue about two weeks ago, they were estimated to be a couple months old. They get...
  14. J

    Guinea Pig Bullying

    Hi all! I became a guinea pig mama two weeks ago and am new to the forum. We have two year-old boars - Tango and Hieronymous. They have always lived together however they are not related (I understand they were bought as a pair from pets at home). We got them from a family who were away often...
  15. Pig_mum

    Help! My New Guinea Pig Is Being Bullied

    I have two guinea pigs, Primrose (1 year and 2 months old) and Jemima (approx. 6 years old). I adopted Jemima with another guinea pig, Gordon, from Woodgreen Animal Shelter 4 years ago and due to a number of health complications, Gordon died in February 2016. So in the April of 2016, we got...
  16. ToastandBeans

    Don't Bully My Piggies

    I heard woofing from mine and my sisters dog so I checked it out, they were both bullying my piggies. I never get angry and shout at my dog but this time I told them. Very loud. Nobody bullies my piggies.
  17. septendecim

    Sow Bullying?

    I have two texel girls (Juno and Freya) aged 8 months, who've been together since they were 2/3 months old. Juno has always been the dominant one and Freya doesn't challenge her. Freya has lightly scratched or nipped Juno while she was rumble strutting but it was never anything serious and they...
  18. K

    Need Help With Dominant Sow!

    I've recently had to seperate one of my pigs from the other two due to a uti which she is still on medication for but the bleeding has stopped. The vet recommended to continue the medication for the next few days to make sure it's definitely gone. The piggy seperated from my other two has...
  19. Sasco

    Bullying Behaviour And Solutions Help Please!

    I have 3 sows, a 3 year old and two 4 month olds. They were bonded successfully when the babies were 8 weeks old and have shown no aggressive behaviour up to now (the babies are sisters). One of my two babies has a growth disorder and is very small. Her sister is now chasing her away whenever...
  20. CavyIris

    Bullying?, Should I Separate For Good?

    Hi, I have 2 sows that i have had for a little over 2 weeks now. They are 8-9 weeks old. But I'm really worried that they arent getting along at all. They are named Milou and Tintin. Milou an abyssian and tintin I'm not sure he is short haired, american? is that a breed? However Milou is chasing...