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  1. Isabela

    Cuddling Time - Stretching, Yawning And Grooming

    When I cuddle my piggies they are usually calm and lay down and enjoy the petting. They are also very vocal and are talking to me all the time. Todays one was stretching and yawning while being cuddled. She's usually shy. So this surprised me. The other one was also being cuddled after that and...
  2. natalieskeene

    Piggi With Long Hair

    My piggie has long hair especially around her butt and it has started to become matted. She loves to be stroked but hates being picked up and because of this I’m struggling to be able to cut it off! Does anyone have any tips for nervous pigs?!
  3. M

    Matted Fur On Bottom

    Hi, One of my girls is extremely prone to matted fur around her bottom. She ends up with sticky fur on her back legs and hard fur around her bum. I spot clean 2x a day and fully clean them out every 2-3 days so their homes are very clean. She's a short haired guinea and I keep her hair as short...
  4. Lsharples

    Swiss Guinea Pig Care

    Hey! I'm getting two young Swiss Guinea Pigs at the end of the week and I've never owned a long hair Piggie before, obviously they aren't as long haired as say a Peruvian but just a question to those who have Swiss Piggies, what do you recommend as for grooming for them? Just basic daily...
  5. Jennybug89

    My Babies

    Little Rosie and Rachel had a groom while I was cleaning out their cages today. Oh they melt my heart.
  6. TheLottiediarys

    Baby's Getting A Hair Cut And Cuddles! !

    Even though she's not really long haired I've just given baby a haircut! Baby seems to be struggling to groom herself lately She's not been looking her normal shiny, healthy self. She injured her foot a while ago so maybe that's why she's been grooming less, But she's had a hair cut, a brush...
  7. J

    Grooming Long Hair - Tips And Tricks

    Hi! I recently adopted a sweet little lady piggy who has very long hair. She's only four months old (according to previous owner) but her bum hair was long enough to drag behind her like a little train! (I trimmed it so it doesn't drag). I'm wondering, for her comfort during gooming and also for...
  8. bumbling-bambi

    Best Brushes For My Bushy Boars!

    Hi everyone I'm in need of a little advice - I have two very long haired boys (one is a Silkie and the other a Texel) they are both bathed once a month as they both get a little bit smelly thanks to all that hair! They are also brushed daily to try and avoid mattes! My texel in particular is...
  9. Izzidavies

    Ringworm Spray And Grooming

    Hi! One of my Guinea pigs has ringworm on her ear and I have bought some ringworm spray to get rid of this but I am a bit concerned about putting it on because I have often seen them grooming each other's ears and I don't know if it will be harmful if it gets in their mouths. Should I use it...
  10. Piggiekisses

    Human Products For Piggies?

    Hi there, I've heard that there are some human products that are safe on piggies, and I wanted to know which ones they are and what it's used for. I am starting a first aid kit for my piggy and am wondering what kind of creams or ointments are safe for a skinny pig, in case of a scratch or...
  11. Amyscoobybarnie

    Help! Do My Piggies Get On And Can You Explain The Strange Behaviour

    Hi, Havent posted for a while. I have had scooby and Barnie for 1 year 4 months. I cant work out who is the dominant one. Scooby often shows the signs by mounting Barnie and rubble stutting around him but when food (veggies) is involved Barnie will take food off Scooby or if I put my hand...
  12. CavyMama

    Grooming Freakouts

    Hi. I adopted 2 gorgeous pigs in March - Doris and Elsie. They were two years old when I got them, and it was clear they hadn't been handled much because they were VERY skittish. We've been working on that, and they're much more confident now. They're happy, friendly, gorgeous, mischievous pigs...
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