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  1. L

    Hay eye?

    Hey guys, any idea what this can be? I think she poked her eye with hay? Should I visit the vet or will it wairnfor a while? In my country, everyting is locked except food shops and doctor (coronavirus) so I do not want to bother them if it is not something serious. thank you
  2. C

    Please help! Pigs eye is red, swollen, and pussy!

    No vet will see him and I don’t know what to do. I tried calling 5 places and they’re either booked or the exotic doctor is out. does anyone know what this could be? Any home remedy’s I can do to help him? ive been keeping the eye clean by using a warm washcloth to get all the white buildup...
  3. K

    Specialist Eye infection

    We recently had gotten a New Guinea pig from PetSmart, after a couple of days he had a very dirty eye on one side so we had the petsmart take him to their vet, they told us he had a small respiratory infection and would keep him on medication until he healed. After a few days, one of our other...
  4. S

    White spots on eye

    Hello everyone :)) hope everyone is having a good day! Mine is being stressfull, because I have been worried about my little girl misty! About a week and half ago I noticed misty had white spots on her eyes, I got really concerned because she has had problems in her eyes before, but she was...
  5. R

    White scabs on my guinea pig cookie

    Hi everyone, I hope you can help as I am a bit stuck over what to do with my guinea pig cookie. I can post some bettter photos this week if that helps. I took cookie to the vet just over 2 weeks ago as she had some scabs on her sides and back in various places, mainly in the roset middles. They...
  6. Guptheguineapig

    Guinea pig eye closing

    Good evening/night to everyone. My lovely little pig, Tippy, who has a history or middle and now inner ear infections has recently been having her left eye closing/squinting. Her eye appears as if someone is close to her eye and the reflex is to close it, except that its permanently in this...
  7. minnie-bonnie

    Lump in guinea pigs eye! Advice?

    So my 1 year old piggy has had this growing lump in her eye which I didn’t take seriously until now because I didn’t notice it before. A few months ago before I discovered it , it was quite small and just didn’t look serious and I thought nothing of it but now, I can see her eye looks like she’s...
  8. R

    White fleck in my guinea pigs eye

    Hello, I have a vet appointment booked but I am a chronic worrier and so I thought I’d pop on here for some advice! Does this white fleck look like anything to worry about? It’s not bothering him in the slightest, he’s eating, drinking and acting normally, but I’m pretty new to owning piggies...
  9. D

    I think my guinea pig is blind in one eye

    Her eye looks rather pink on the white part but on the actual eye it kinda looks normal but ontop is a thin cloudy white sheet
  10. Morgie16

    Guinea pig eye removal surgery

    We noticed a lump next to the eye on our 3 year old female guinea pig. They are thinking it is an abscess. They did x-rays to confirm that it was not due to anything dental/teeth related. Right now she is on terramycin, orbax, meloxicam and artificial tears. She is unable to lubricate the eye...
  11. P

    Crusty eye?

    My guinea pigs recovered from a URI about two weeks ago. Yesterday, we picked them up from a four-night stay at my grandma's house. After bringing them back home, I noticed one of my piggies had a bit of white crust in the inner corner of her eye. Although a bit sleepy, she was acting and eating...
  12. M

    PLEASE HELP - Crusty Eye

    At first it was just little white flakes that would go away, assuming she cleaned them off herself. Now it’s gotten this bad in the span of 3-4 days. It’s only in her left eye, and my other piggy doesnt have it. She also hasnt been eating as many pellets as before. Her and her sister would...
  13. L

    Eye injury - hay poke?

    Hello! We have found one of our piggies (Doris) has a red ulcer type injury/growth on her eye. We found it last night and there is no other sign of an infection (no discharge or gunk and her eye is still the same colour. She's fine in herself but just wondering if anyone with more experience...
  14. jenibee

    Hay in back of eye?

    Today morning I saw my guinea pig had a small piece of hay in his eye and as I tried to get it out but it just seemed to have gone on further into it. When I look at it now there isn't any sign of it so I'm not really sure whether it fell off or not. He's not squinting or anything right now and...
  15. bex's gpigs

    Eye operation: homemade cone

    Hi there I went to see an AMAZING vet today who is operating on Clover as she has damaged her eye and it has now become infected which was caused the back of the eye to leak in to the front. She’s having her operation Monday and the vet advised to have an cone as she will likely scratch and...
  16. F

    Specialist Sore eye

    Hello! Long time lurker, but first time poster. I hope you lovely lot can help. My beautiful girl, Blossom, a dark eyed buff short hair, has been struggling with what I thought was conjunctivitis for a few weeks now. I’ve been treating her with Optrex Infected Eyes (chloramphenicol) but it’s...
  17. HeatherW

    Red stuff around eye

    Does anyone know what this could be? It only appears on Jasmine's right eye. I took her and Pickle to the vet yesterday about excessive scratching caused by mites (which are now gone, thankfully) and now this has appeared out of nowhere. Her eye is otherwise normal (if a little bit red in the...
  18. Tinychels

    Hay in the eye and getting treated for it

    Hello! One of my piggies, Ruby, unfortunately got a tiny little piece of hay (or maybe it was hay dust) in her eye two days ago. I tried taking it off but I couldn't and it managed to get under her lower eyelid. So I was freaking out because I'm aware that this can lead to a major eye injury...
  19. C

    Guinea pigs eyes rolled to back of head?

    So I own two female guinea pigs, and my Abyssinian, who is 6 in May, displayed some concerning behaviour today. She was layed down comfortably next to my other piggy, when suddenly she let out an annoyed squeak. I rushed over to check on her and saw that whilst she looked asleep, her eyes were...
  20. doodlecountry

    Eye Crust?

    Hi everyone, my guinea pig Layla seems to have some eye crust! It's dried whiteish-yellow crust. I just introduced her to my other guinea pig, Cookie, and noticed that Layla had a few sneezes, (around 10 in 1-2 hours). She seems to be eating and drinking properly, but I'm afraid she might have a...
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