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crusty nose

  1. Petelixon

    HELP: Crusty nose.

    My guinea pig Donald has had this for months (will post a pic in the comments). We took him to the vets the first time we saw this. It was a 1-2 minute appointment where the vet glanced at him quickly and told him that this is due to Vitamin C deficiency and that is nothing serious. Then they...
  2. Tahla

    Crusty strip between nostrils!

    Hi! First time posting, sorry if I do anything wrong! Not very good at these things! Haha. I have 2 piggies, Matt and Jeff! Today I noticed between their nostrils, mainly Matt, it has like a yellow crusty strip! I did not notice this yesterday during cuddle time and neither did my partner...
  3. Ozzy and Otis

    Crusty nose, Help!

    So I have 2, 6 month guinea pigs (Ozzy, and Otis) that I have had for about 2 months, and I decided that they needed another friend. After introductions, (which took up most of the day). I was putting them back into their cage for the night, and I noticed the newbie (Ollie) had some crusty...
  4. Megannah

    Crusty Fur Above Nose

    My piggie Marshall has got a bit of crusty fur above his nose and seems to be sneezing a lot, when I listen to his breathing he does seem a bit wheezy, should I be worried and take him to a vet ? Or is it fine ? I'm quite new to this as I've only had my two boys a year today and they have never...
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