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  1. MsBaru

    Advice on male baby pig separation needed - what is the best approach?

    Hello everyone. My guinea pig female (she came already pregnant from an owner who did not have guinea pigs sexed and housed them all together before he gave them up for adoption) recently gave birth to two healthy babies - one boar and one sow. The thing is, I know the young boy has to be...
  2. H

    A miracle conception?!

    Hi there, first time poster, long time Guinea Pig Mum. This is an interesting story so strap yourselves in for a bit of a ride... The past couple of weeks I had noticed in my female Guinea pig (Honey) a lump had formed in her stomach and was sticking out from her side. Unfortunately my car was...
  3. bbddf

    Boar Neuter/Castration Support!

    Hi guinea lovers, I've had some amazing help on here, some of which I haven't always had time to respond to, but is much appreciated. This is an amazing online community and I am grateful for all of the information here. I have my two boars who fell out booked in for neutering on the 25th...
  4. Brackenwolf1

    Dissolvable stitches

    hi, I got my 3 boys castrated a few weeks ago and dissolvable stitches were put in. 2 of the boys stitches have dissolved but one of my boys hasn’t dissolved. How long should I leave it before taking him to the vets to get it removed?
  5. KathT

    Castration And Behaviour

    I have a few questions on castration and would be grateful for any help or experience people have on this matter. I currently have two boars who live happily together but Toby is fast approaching 6 years old whilst Jack is only about two and a half. Thinking of the future, as I don’t expect Toby...
  6. M

    How Do I Fix This!

    Two months ago we brought home two little female guinea pigs. They live in a 3' x 5' run indoors with toys and tunnels etc. We would have bought a third if there had been one available and it was always in our minds to get another one anyway. We have been reading about bonding and...
  7. P

    Guinea Pig Post Op - What Is Normal?

    Hello there, My boy, Fluff, was castrated yesterday poor thing. The vet said that everything went well and that he seemed to be recovering well. I am just a bit concerned as to what is normal behaviour after an op and also what is normal food consuption etc? I gave him some spinach leaves...
  8. Squidgypigs

    Is Boar Neutering Particularly Risky?

    I've heard of four (!) boars just this week (it's only Wednesday) that have been neutered then died within a few days. What is it that is so risky about this preceedure? Is it the anaesthetic? Other drugs? The aftercare? The fact that it's reasonably rare to neuter guinea pigs at the moment...