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  1. J

    Bonded Boars Suddenly Fighting

    Hi :D I'm new to the forum but writing in desperation in the hope someone can help us out as our past herd was a group of females and have never experienced this before! Little back story, around one year ago we adopted a pair of bonded boars Dan and Darwin (brothers), who were at the time...
  2. H

    Fighting Guinea Pigs Want To Be With Eachother After Separating

    my 2 boys have been going through piggy puberty. I have a girlie at age 6 months and has been put away from the boys as I’ve been told to do so. My two boys will constantly chase, chutter and fight when in the cage together, but if I’ve separated the cage they desperately try to get to...
  3. Sam Kitcher

    Guinea Pig Boars Fighting Over Dominance

    Hey Everyone, This is my first post on the forums and I have a problem as well as a question that I cannot find an answer to anywhere. I have four guinea pigs and they are all males. My friend (the owner of my pigs' parent pigs) assured me that they should get on fine as they are all brothers...
  4. makocali

    Guinea Pigs Drawing Blood?

    Hi guys, I’m a first time guinea pig owner, and am really needing advice on what to do with my boars. So my little brother lost interest in his guinea pig (it’s mate died shortly before) and I took on ownership. Mako is about a year old, and I bought 2 four month old boars as companions. I did...
  5. Lil3piggies

    Help! Bitten Ear!

    Hi everyone, I've just come to check on the piggies and Arlo has got a bitten ear! Il post a photo but you can't see it clearly, there's a bit of blood. What should I do :( do I have to separate them or not? I have 3 boars and they are currently in a hutch together but inside. I'll try and...
  6. F

    Please Help! Lame Back Leg And Fighting...

    Please help! My 2 10 month old boars are worrying me and I need advice.... they've struggled with dominance in the past but Winston has always been top pig. Now Fred's unwell and it's all going downhill..... Fred appears to be having trouble with one back leg - I noticed him sleeping at funny...
  7. Guinea Winnie

    Fighting Females

    I have two girls that have been together since birth (sisters) but haven't stopped fighting since. There's been a lot of flying fur, but no literal bloodshed which is why I haven't separated yet. I've been told that since they're one year and three months old, they may still be maturing. I am...
  8. Beccalouise986

    Bonded Females Fighting Help!

    Helloo! I have 2 bonded females (not sisters) who have been together for 3 years. All of a sudden this morning they have started fighting. They have 2 of everything (food Bowles, arches, tubes) so there’s shouldn’t be any fighting over space as they live in a huge space, they’ve never really...
  9. S

    Can Three Neutered Boars Live Together?

    Hi So I have three boars (I know ill advised but I adopted them from my sister who didn’t do much research on guinea pigs). I’ve has them for three years and all has been fine- Jack is the dominant one and the other two were fairly ok with that. But as of last week, Spike and Jack have really...
  10. Braelyn

    Should I Separate My Boars?

    I'm new to owning piggies, I just got my first one on 11-26-17 from a pet page on Facebook and did all the research I could and knew he needed a friend. So on 11-29-17 I adopted another male from the shelter. I have no idea how old either of them are, but the first one was owned by the previous...
  11. Elke

    Introducing New (male) Guinea Pig - Advice Needed

    So, here's the situation: We have two guinea pigs (males), they've always been together (they're two years old). They behave normally, although we noticed that the alpha is mounting the other pig pretty often - but it was never anything dangerous for piggies. We have decided to adopt a new...
  12. L

    My Guinea Pigs Won't Stop Fighting!

    hi! in october 2016 i got a guinea pig named rico, i'm assuming his age is around 2 years. he was on his own for a while but in march this year i got another guinea pig named kip. kip was 9 months old when i took him from someone who was giving away piggies. at first my boys were in a smaller...
  13. Isabela

    Help Guinea Pigs Fighting!

    Hello, I need serious help. Lounge Small Pet Cage | Free P&P on orders £29+ at zooplus! This is my cage. It's big and has two floors. My pigs are 4 months old, bought together 3 weeks ago and are both females. At first they were afraid and were always together and hiding and in some time they...
  14. C

    Found Scabs And Scratches From Fights :(

    So we have had our three gorgeous piggies for 5ish months now and they are 9 months old. Never had an issue with them until recently where they have started fighting with each other. Our poor Diamond is the victim in all of this, with George doing the biting and scratching and Graham keeps...
  15. Yorisou

    Some Advice About My Two Piggies!

    Hello all, my first post here. So I have Lymo, the older piggy, and Hershy the new younger piggy. We decided to get our little fluff ball lymo a new friend to keep him company. We have had hershy for a week now and the first initial meeting went really well, with just the usual dominance...
  16. A

    My Two Boys Are Not Getting Along

    Okay, so roughly two-three weeks ago my two boys (Fred and George) were separated from each other due to Fred getting an eye injury from a fight with George. The new cage I had gotten for Fred is the exact same as the one they shared, so they each have 8 sq ft each to roam around in as opposed...
  17. catcrunchies

    Bickering Boys

    We have two pairs of brothers (cousins too, actually!), just over 3 months old, who've started having some more aggressive squabbles between themselves. So far, we've already had to stop all four spending time together after Pooka was getting bullied and I'm not quite sure where to go from...
  18. TheLottiediarys

    Attempted Introduction/bonding When Badly.... I Think.

    Hi guys, I decided to introduce Baby and the new girls Anya and Aurora tonight. I set up an area, and let them into it, It started alright i suppose, Baby waltzed right up to Anya and Aurora and did a bit of grumbling? She wasnt rumbling but it was a vocal kind of dominance noise i think. I...
  19. TheLottiediarys

    Does Anyone Have Experience With This? Its Health But Also Behavior?

    Hi all, Just got back from taking Aurora to the vets She has a wound on her back. Here a little back story on this wound, in case any part of this history is important to whats happening now? When i 'adopted' Aurora and her cage mate Anya a few weeks ago, they weren't in great condition...
  20. P

    11 Month Old Boars Fighting Phase - Advice Needed

    Hello everyone, Newbie here! My 2 boars, Grumps and Fluff, are going through a bit of a difficult time at the moment. About 2 months ago they went through what I think was their teenage hormonal stage. They were rumbling, chattering their teeth and had a few scuffles but nothing too serious...
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