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  1. C

    Cut On Young Guinea Pig, Vet Worthy?

    i have three guinea pigs, two of which were just introduced about a week ago. they are getting alone fine and playing well but one morning i noticed a cut on one's face. it almost looks white powdery around it and is scabbing a lot. i've been gently cleaning it and it doesn't seem to be...
  2. Lolaandsandy

    Sore Eye, Tilting Head. Please Help Now!

    I took the cover off my piggy hutch this morning and found my 1 year old female guinea pig just sitting there not moving, we discovered that her eye wouldn't open and we are really worried. She is tilting her head to the side of the sore eye and we don't know what to do. We gave her her...
  3. P

    Squinted Eye And A Lot Of Scratching?

    I just my female guinea pig a few days ago and I've noticed that one of her eyes is more squinted/receded than the other. There some type of residue around the bottom and shes been scratching it a little to get it off. I just got her so its hard for me to touch her, let alone grab her and try...
  4. clairelou

    Clouded Over Eye

    Hi, I'm just looking for some advice. I noticed this morning as I was cleaning out the cage my eldest guinea pig has a clouded over eye. It seems to have developed suddenly as she was okay a couple of days ago but I might have missed it. She doesn't seem to be in any pain and is managing to keep...
  5. P

    Slight Watery Eye

    Hello. My little potato is having issues with a slight watery eye. No damp fur, crusty eyes, or anything else noticeable. However, when I hold him and he shoves himself under my chin, I can feel the moisture. He's eating normally, destroying hay like a pig, drinking, loving snacks. Active...
  6. F

    Help Please!

    So about two months ago, someone gave me a guinea pig because he was being mistreated where he lived and after a few days of having him, I noticed his right eye was swollen and sunken so I took him to the vet and he gave me eye drops and told me to use them for a week but it never got better and...
  7. Livy

    Crusty Eyes

    Hi everyone, I am posting to see if anybody has had a similar situation or have any idea what this could be. My guinea Benny has been dealing with some crusty eye issues. We brought him to the vet a few weeks ago for it and after examination and a dye drop test he was diagnosed with...
  8. Megannah

    My Piggies Eyes Receding

    Hi, I've literally just noticed my1 year old male pig franklins eye is very bad, he has a long fringe that dangles in front of one eye so I couldn't see it but when I picked him up to stroke him i noticed his eye was half closed and he couldn't open it I gently had a look at it and it looks like...
  9. T

    My Guinea Pig Has Something Wrong With Her Eye

    My Guinea pig is 6 years old this has only appeared today and she's never had it before, she has the vets tomorrow but I just wondered if anyone knew what it was? I'm very worried about her.
  10. J

    Very Swollen And Crusty Eye And Antibiotics Did Nothing.

    I've had my guinea pig for about a month now and since I've had him he's had a very crusty eye and the eyelid is very swollen which makes the eye look much smaller than the other. I took him to the vets as soon as I noticed this and they prescribed eye antibiotics for a week and baytril which...
  11. SazzaG96

    Emergency Vet!

    Hi Guys, So me and the Guinea pigs have had a very stressful day. Archie was diagnosed with a URI and is now on antibiotics but today Han in the evening starting falling over, eye twitching and tilting his head to the right continuously. I was very worried as Han usually is running about...
  12. Bobalicious

    Removal Of Eye Post Op Advice

    Hi, Just after a bit of advice if possible please. In January I bought two boar guinea pigs from pets at home, 2 weeks after having them one of my guinea pigs developed a nasty eye infection and it resulted in him having his eye removed late January. He lost a lot of weight (went down to 580...
  13. Beans&Toast

    Cloudy Eye

    I just had Beans out for cuddles there and I noticed her left eye looked cloudy, almost like there was some kind of film covering it.. With a slightly blue tinge?.. It doesn't seem to be watering or anything at the moment, just looks like a film over it, as if she's got a contact lense in if...
  14. Guineapigfeet

    Rey's Eye - Off To The Vets Tomorrow

    My littlest pig, Rey, is off to the vets tomorrow morning at 9am (her sisters will be along for the ride). I got home from work to find her right eye a bit not right. She's a wiggly wee thing but I think it's some bedding/hay dust that's got caught in her lower eye rim/lid. It doesn't look like...
  15. LydiaMinx

    Cloudy Eye After Long Treated Hay-poke And Recent Dental Trouble

    Hey guys, me again! Hopefully I can take a break from posting in this section of the forum soon :bye: So Badger, as detailed in a separate thread, has had dental issues this week. I think I managed to get it under wraps pretty quickly, first noticed he was under the weather on Friday night, he...
  16. Bobalicious

    Guinea Pig...removal Of Eye

    Hi All, After some advice please... I bought two beautiful little guinea pigs 4 weeks ago, their names are Fred and Bob! On Saturday evening I noticed Bob's eye was slightly weepy, so I bathed it and then checked again in the morning and it had got very pussy and sore. I took him to the vets...
  17. KKeiK

    Guinea Pig With Sore Eye, Not Sure What It Is?

    Hello! My Guinea pig Chuck is 6months old and I noticed this sore on the bottom of his eye. It doesn't seem to be affecting him at all, no scratching, weeping from the eye, closing eye etc. Info that may or may not help: he lives with another Guinea pig, Ned who is just under 2 months younger...
  18. Piggiemum7

    Cloudy Eye After Hay Poke

    I noticed my guinea pig Jerry had a small piece of hay stuck under the lid above his eye which I bathed with hot water and managed to get out without much fuss. I'm just a little worried as his eye has clouded over and the normally white areas have turned red. I'm going to take him to the vets...
  19. HayHay

    Any Experience With Or Advice For Eye Infection/eye Ulcer!

    Hi I'm new to the forum but I've owned guinea pigs for a really long time but in this last week I ran into a problem with my pig Eloise where she developed an eye infection and I'm in need of advice! First off, Eloise is an extremely old guinea pig and is 7 years old and has never had any...
  20. HaleyK

    I'm Super Worried For My Piggie's Eye! Please Help!

    Just today I noticed that she was squinting and it was a little wet around her eye. When I took a closer look I saw that her one eye was practically flat unlike the healthy one which is the usual bubble-like shape. Also this eye was cloudy, I couldn't even see her dark brown coloring to it. I...
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