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  1. E

    Bloat and bladder stones?

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if it was possible that having bladder stones could cause a guinea pig to have gas/ be bloated?
  2. E


    Hello, My Levon was prescribed Ciprofloxacin (eye drops) to treat his watery eyes. I recently stopped giving that med and Enrofloxacin, because I noticed that his poops started getting smaller and he looked in pain. I didn’t know I had to give him probiotics to help his stomach not become upset...
  3. Suki&Indie

    Extreme gas

    Hi all! I have a 5 year old piggy who I recently noticed had a bit of a bulge, of course brought her straight to the vet panicking it was a tumour and was told to see how her weight goes and call back. Her weight continued to drop (about 20g a week) so I went back. She’s currently in the vets...
  4. Hnrpiggies

    Diarrhoea type poop in 2y/o sow pictures attached

    Hi, I’m really scared right now, never had an issue quite like this. my Guinea pig Blondie has either poo, or brown mucus coming out of her anus. There’s also been some blood but I don’t know if I caused that by wiping her and trying to open her genital area up to see what was happening..it’s...
  5. C

    Possible signs of bloat? Please help!

    Hello! Its been a while since ive been on here, but ive recently encountered a new possible problem with my girl penny. Penny has been known to be picky and refuse some of her veggies from time to time, but along with this the other day i noticed a weird sudden weight gain. She typically stays...
  6. samji

    Bloat - help!

    Hi all So my little Jack has had bloat since before Christmas. It's been very unusual as it was happening over a 6-12 hour period of no poops, then lots of poops. He would still be eating during this and drinking. I took him to an out of hours emergency vet during the Christmas period which...
  7. B

    Constant Mild Gas

    Hi everyone My guinea pig recently had an episode of bloat. She refused to eat and we got her to the vets pretty quickly. We went to a specialist and he did the whole works on her, so we can rule out bladder, tooth, ovarian issues, etc. Luckily she pulled through and began eating as normal...
  8. P

    Passing wind

    Hello! 2 of my 8 boars pass wind every time I have them on my lap... they’re both on a reduced green diet to help, and it has helped! But would like to know if there is anything I can give I help relieve this gas more? Thank you!
  9. caseypig

    Guinea Pig Gas - Help Please

    Hello! I've been lurking on this forum for a while and would very much appreciate some advice. My 3yr old boar has been having teeth problems recently, but has been on the mend since seeing Simon the vet in Northampton. He's been on a strong antibiotic for a month, finished yesterday, plus .25...
  10. CraigGlasgow

    Safest Veggies For A Gassy Pig?

    So Weasley saw the exotics specialist on Wednesday and she wants to start reducing his meds. He's come off his antibiotics and since then his poop has become on large a much nicer shape and no longer wet and is happening more regularly. It is however now very dry and slightly greenish, which the...
  11. Parnassus

    Mystery Gas Build Up

    Hey Everyone! I'm just back from our cavy savvy vets with some not great news. Quick Background: Our *other* piggy is a bladder piggy, meaning we provide a vet-approved low-calcium diet: Filtered water Orchard grass 1/4 C. KMS Timothy pellets daily each 1 Oxbow Vitamin C Supplement Veggie mix...
  12. CraigGlasgow

    Reccomend Vets In Glasgow?

    Hey all, Have been taking Weasley to Albavet in Dennistoun for his issues as they're right round the corner and the vets seem fairly piggy savvy. However they now say they've surpassed all their knowledge on how to treat him as his gassy tummy/bloat and UTI seem to be neverending. They...
  13. CraigGlasgow

    Chronic Bloat/uti? Vet Stumped.

    Hello again all, Weasley's been back in and out of the vets all week with bloatig and what looked like a recurrence of his uti. They had him in for an xray today and couldn't find any stones in the bladder or urinary tract which is positive, but they also said his stomache still looks very...