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flaky skin

  1. M

    Flaky skin, please help

    Hi! My sweet albino coronet, Stella, has had flaky skin for the last two-three weeks. We took her to the vet ASAP and they said it wasn’t mites, but gave her and my other ladies treatment just in case. It’s been at least two weeks since that happened and not only has she not gotten better, she’s...
  2. Bethany Cook

    Flaky Ear

    I'm a newbie. I got Peanut about three weeks ago from petsmart. She's been acting normal from what I've read about Guinea pigs since I'm very new at having one. But I've noticed that one of her ears in hard at the edges on the outside and when I turned her ear over it was flaky. The other one...
  3. LaylaAndSaffy

    Elderly Pig With Hair Loss And Flaky Skin

    Hello all, Well my girl Saff is now 8 years 1 month (and 4 days... But who's counting?!). She is my world and I love her to bits. I've seen her age slowly over the years and can see the things she is now starting to struggle with (getting her legs moving after a nap, general grooming and still...
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