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dental problem

  1. R

    Help, guinea pig eating less and slow

    Ever since i came back from a four day holiday my guinea pig, Patchy, was eating his dinner and grass extremely slowly, and he seemed to look unwell. He and his brother, Chewy (the most confident piggy in the world) were at my mothers friends house. But this weekend was extremely hot and the...
  2. GuineaPigParent

    Guinea Pig Eating Disorder

    Hi. A few years ago, We had a pig that mostly stopped eating, our vets operated on his teeth under anaesthetic. Following that, he never ate again and they put him down. This time, with 2 three year olds, One has again nearly stopped eating. I told the vets, who were going to operate on his...
  3. Kaipo Cavia

    Medication Contraindications

    Hello, I have a pig whom I believe has a dental problem brewing. She's had her teeth checked but was given the all clear. She has another appt booked in for Mon to get a second opinion. She's showing me signs that her mouth is giving her discomfort. She is on a combination of meds currently...
  4. Beans&Toast

    Dental Vet Stumped By Toast's Dental Problem

    Sorry this is slighlty long but I'll try keep this as to the point as I can. Today Toast had her 6th or 7th dental (I've lost count) in the space of around 1 year. Up until now, the issue has always been that her back molars were slightly over growing by about 3 mm over a period of time and...
  5. G

    Eating Issues - Possible Dental

    Hi, our guinea pig started having some eating difficulties around the start of June, just eating slowly and opening her mouth wide, almost looking like she was yawning and clearly having something irritating her in her mouth. We took her to the vet, who advised us that it was likely her back...
  6. Beans&Toast

    Toast Needs Yet Another Dental Op.

    Toast is booked in for Thursday to have her teeth done again, but I don't know if it's the right thing to go ahead with it. This will be the 5th time in just over a year and the 2nd time in the space of 3 months. She has almost constant bloat which seems to be causing dental issues. Or maybe...
  7. T

    Dental Guinea Pig- Post Dental Operation

    I have had my little Buzzbe since birth and he is the cuddliest cutest most adorable boy in the world. For the past 2 & 1/2 months I have been trying my best to nurse him back to health after I noticed he stopped eating and drinking overnight. I panicked and called the closest vet and they...
  8. J

    Failed Tooth Extraction

    My guinea pig has suffered from an infected tooth incisor for a few moths. We have tried to treat the infection with several courses of antibiotics (Doxycycline, Zithromax). Unfortunately, each time the problem returned. A few days ago, the incisor was finally extracted. However, the tooth root...
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