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  1. Siikibam

    Behind The Ear

    Today was weigh-in day and overall check for the boys. I noticed that Toffee had an area behind the ear that was a little bare. The skin looked kind of dry, but I haven’t noticed him scratching himself a lot there or anything. He didn’t like me moving his hair to look at it, and shook himself a...
  2. MrsJamie

    Dry Ears

    My texel Guinea pig Ferb has dry skin on his ears. I am aware texel Guinea pigs are prone to skin problems however he is the first texel I have ever had. Should I be concerned at this stage or is this normal? He is happy, eating and squeaking and doesn't flinch when I touch his ears/the dry...
  3. WinnieandBear

    Dry Skin... Common Or Possibly A Problem?

    Hello! I was cuddling my sow piggy Bear this evening and felt something in her fur. Upon closer inspection it almost looked like a tiny scab. I found another one on her skin and when brushing through her fur, I noticed tiny flakes on my white dresser. Does anybody know what this could be? My...