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  1. 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...
  2. 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!
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
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