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  1. D

    Trouble Eating And Holding Food In Mouth

    Hello. I have a couple guinea pigs called Disco and Diva. Both are just under 2 years old. About 12 days ago as I was about to feed them their breakfast, I noticed Diva was limping. We took him to the vet the following day, as it was a Sunday, and the vet thought he had a sprain. Gave us a...
  2. N

    Bitting All Of The Sudden.... Help... Please

    My guiena pig ive had for 3-4 years and they are the sweetest. they cuddle with me and dont bite. about a week ago my guiena pig was diagonosed with a IRT, so we have to give her medicine. ever since she got an IRT, she has been biting on me very hard. Can anyone help? i dont want to hurt her...
  3. Nbw_835

    Chewing Bars?

    My guinea pig was in a glass tank for the first 4 and a half months of her life. I bult her a cage (a very large one) and all she does is chew on the bars like she wants out. Is this normal? She has also started asking to be picked up and then biting and she screams loudly if I leave her alone...
  4. Profnew22

    My 3 Month Old Female Does Not Gnaw On Wood

    I have a new 3 month old Amercan shorthair female that does not seem to want to chew on anything except the inside of a paper tube I made for her which is in her playpen She gets plenty of timothy hay, the proper veggies and some alfalfa. Her teeth are a fine length so no problem there. Will...
  5. T

    Barbering- What Does It Mean?!

    I recently introduced a new piggie to my herd and she is a Peruvian with luscious locks. I have a few fiesty girls who put her in her place from time to time but I have one pig, who happens to my oldest, who is extremely lovable and docile- Marm. I recently had to put Marm's 'cage mate' to sleep...
  6. CarolineRenee

    New Rescued Piggy Very Skinny

    Hi, I rescued a female piggy and her 6 week old pup a couple weeks ago. Her name is Harley and she's approx. 6 months old. The rescue has a great, established reputation and Harley was vet checked and cleared for adoption. She is very skinny. I can feel her ribs, pelvic bone and she's got skinny...
  7. Keiko The Pig

    Lap Time Cuteness

    Here's Keiko and Milo sharing the same chew stick! For once without it breaking out into tug of war
  8. Beans&Toast

    The Pigs Are Redecorating

    Bought a new carrot house for the pigs 3 days ago. Apparently they weren't happy with the look of this new house so they've set to work stripping the wall paper and making an open plan roof.. Toast inspecting the roof... "This roof would definitely look better with a big hole right...
  9. kitkat1

    Bar Chewing?

    So recently my pigs have been chewing their cage bars when I walk into to the room. They only do this because they are hungry and want my attention, (I am positive because they don't do it when I'm not in the room. It's not because of boredom. When I turn off the light they instantly stop) but I...
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