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  1. kyliebowers

    Soft Poos In New Pig

    hello everyone :) I've just adopted a male piggy from the RSPCA, who was in a pretty poor condition when they rescued him. I've just picked him up from the place where he was being fostered and brought him home. He's been thourougly checked out by an exotic vet and has been neutered while at...
  2. Pampeliska

    Reccuring Diarrhea

    Hi, last Sunday Medi got a diarrhea. At that time she was on antibiotics for 3 weeks because of bladder problems. We got her off the antibiotics right away, got in contact with vet and read everything I could find on the forum. As long as she is only on the hay, some pellets and probiotics, she...
  3. H

    Lethargic Guinea Pig And Poop Issues

    my guinea pig started to act weird about a day ago. He’s not as energetic. He has some wet poop on his bottom. He has eaten a few pieces of romaine lettuce and some peppers. He seems to be a little tense too. He is staying in one place. We fed him a little bit of water through a dropper. He...
  4. Pinki

    Guineas And Diarrhea...diarrhoea

    Hello I just wanted to say thanks to this forum for making me aware of Protexin Profibre for dealing with Guinea stomach upsets...and in my case persistent diarrhea. I bought it and within a day my guinea was completely clear. And they like to eat it, so no need to syringe feed. I spoke to the...
  5. A

    Pups Are Sick! Unknown Illness

    14 days ago my piggie gave birth to 3 live babies (2 girls 1 boy) and 1 stillborn boy. Everything was going great until about 4 days ago when mummy got the runs and I didn't realise how serious she had it until the next day when she, well she had some soft of fit and just passed away... the...
  6. E

    Antibiotics, Loss Of Appetite And Now Diarrhea!

    I took our beloved 7 year old pig Rosie to the vet a couple of weeks ago because she had slightly crusty eyes for a while and although she had no other symptoms, I was worried she might have a respiratory infection. Oh how I wish I never did! The vet didn't think she had an infection but put...
  7. McFly&Yogi

    My Poor Mcfly :(

    Hello all! I have a guinea pig around a year old named McFly, and he's been a bit under the weather lately. Two weeks ago, he was exhibiting symptoms of a URI - puffed up coat, wheezing and hooting, very lethargic and watery eyes. I rushed him to a vet that sees guinea pigs (I live in the US...
  8. Piggiepops

    Guinea Eating But Losing Weight?

    There's something wrong with one of my 10 guinea pigs, she is around 4 years old recently she has lost a lot of weight, has diarrhoea and smells of urine? We like to bath our guineas in tepid water in the summer months so we've been bathing her a few times a week for the past couple of weeks to...
  9. D

    Diarrhea And Losing Weight

    Please help us with any ideas you may have. My boyfriend and I have always had 4 guinea pigs. They are separated with 2 in one cage and 2 in the other. A year ago one of our guineas suddenly passed overnight. She had experienced bouts of diarrhea and had lost weight. We had taken her to the vet...
  10. Monty the Grey

    Not Malocclusion But Refusing To Eat, Dropping Food, Drooling And Diarrhea

    Hi, my girlfriend and I are rather desperate with our 2.5-year-old Monty, who's been feeling unwell for the past 2-3 months. Right now he's only eating very little (having lost almost 100g in the past week), we have to force-feed him instant hay (RodiCare) and hand-feed him vegetables and fruit...
  11. Livy

    Noticed Mushy Poop This Morning...

    My guinea pig Benny has had some ongoing health issues. To make a long story short, he had multiple seizures, received antibiotics, a couple of shots to help his sugars and vitamin C levels and reduce any swelling in case it was the beginning of an ear infection, and on our 2nd vet visit with...
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