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    Dried Boogers But Nothing Else

    My guinea pig, Alexander, has been developing dried boogers lately. Its kind of funny because food or paper bedding gets stuck out of his nose (which makes him look silly) but at the same time, I don't know if I should worry or not. I always use paper bedding but I never used Pine or wood...
  2. Turtz

    Water Bottle

    Hi, I'm sorry if this is the wrong topic to post this in! I recently adopted another guinea pig, he's around 2 or 3 years old. Unlike my first piggie, he drinks from the water bottle by putting his entire mouth around it. I'm not sure if this is cause for concern, I was thinking he may choke...
  3. NugginsRasputin

    Normal Coughing/hiccuping Vs. A Problem?

    Hi there! I'm a new Guinea pig owner and have had two 5 month-olds for about a month. Tonight as I was feeding one of them veg he coughed really loudly (scared the crap out of me and his buddy). I thought he had just gotten something stuck in his throat and he seemed fine. Then ten minutes...
  4. Beans&Toast

    Choking Piggy

    Okay so I was just sitting watching Toast eat her pellets (I have a sad life:lose:) and she started to choke on one... my heart sunk because I realised I wouldn't have a clue how to help her. Luckily she wasn't choking she just had a bit stuck in her teeth, but I still panicked because I'd be...
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