guine pig

  1. D

    Help- white scab on ear?

    Hello! First post. So my brother got a guinea pig for his birthday, (it was an impulse buy from my mom and he does not have the right set up, trying to convince her to get a bigger cage, but that’s besides the point-) and today I noticed he has a whitish patch of crust on the top of his ear and...
  2. kyra01

    2 guinea pigs

    My boyfriend and I bought a guinea pig a couple weeks ago. We decided to get him a new friend today. Tupac is the one we had for a couple of weeks and is 1 and Biggie, the one we got today, is a little younger. They were introduced and Tupac immediately starting mounting him. We eventually put...
  3. Stella&Twist

    My Guinea Pig had a stroke please help me with questions :(

    My baby Stella couldn’t walk Tuesday when I woke up she seemed kind of disoriented and was walking slowly in circles and had a head tilt, figured maybe it was an ear infection so I was gonna take her to the vet Friday.. well that wasn’t the case at all she started getting bad throu out the night...
  4. K

    Sneezes or puffs of air?

    Hey everyone, i just got a 5 month old guinea pig and she usually sneezes (?) but it’s not really a sneeze. She puffs air out of her nose every time I’m around her although I don’t usually hear it when she’s in her cage. I’ve also heard her sneeze before which sounds louder and is more...
  5. S

    Scab

    Hi everyone. I'm new to this. But hi I'm sophie I have 2 guinea pigs, shadow is a grey and white and gizmo is ginger and white. Shadow recently looked like he had lice so I treated it with ' spot on '. I checked today and it seems the lice have gone but now he has a medium sized scab on his...
  6. H

    Is this the right amount of veggies per pig? Also, do pregnant guineas need extra?

    sooo I made a post in another category because it was about housing and someone pointed out that I was feeding them the wrong amount of veggies (there was loads of kale and spinach- too much calcium) so I read the link and changed up their daily veggies a bit. Is this right? I have each pig: 2...
  7. V

    Guinea pig skin irritation?!

    Hi there, one of my guinea pigs developed this around her eye, and now she’s also opened it up so it’s been bleeding a bit. An appointment to the vet has already been made and we will be seeing one tomorrow, however I was just worried and wanted to see if anyone encountered this before... thank...
  8. Y

    Choose food

    Hay everyone, Hello everyone, I got two 2-month-old guinea pigs. I have two types of food: What to feed them? Thanks
  9. ?

    how many guinea pigs can you get from pets at home?

    hi, i want to buy three female guinea pigs and i’m going to go to pets at home ( only because there are no adoption shelters near me at all) i was wandering if they had a two pet limit or if anyone has managed to buy three girls there before? thanks :)
  10. carmenargueta

    i don’t know what happened to my guinea

    hey guys, so i recently went on a 9 day trip with my family. i left my two female guinea pigs with my boyfriend and i constantly checked in on them. he sent me pics of them throughout the days because i missed them so much. they were fine for the first 7 days. the other day my boyfriend texted...
  11. T

    Question about Bloating Medication

    Hello All, We took Chai to an emergency care center as I suspected she had a case of bloating. They gave her injections of Reglan (Metoclopromide) and buprenorphine. They told us they did not have the oral version of Reglan and to consult with our vet for a prescription. I have been reading the...
  12. C

    What size of cage/house does your guineas have?

    So I have 2 boys ( 4 years old ) and I was in another forum to which people said i need to switch to c&c I do love the style of them however it wouldn't work for me right now, they're currently in a 180x60 wooden style cage and of course they get floor time everyday they're happy boys and i felt...
  13. fiafia

    please help - change in behaviour

    Hi, my roommate and I purchased our sweet piggy, Clio, on April 5th. She is a very small and sweet piggy and has never been aggressive or nervous in the slightest until recently. She is normally pretty laid back piggy that loves cuddles and quality time. I have been noticing an attitude switch...
  14. N

    watery eyes

    so my guinea pigs eyes are watery and I've looked it up on google and it says if there as are watery and cloudy something is wrong, but my guinea pig eyes are only watery not cloudy. should i be worried?
  15. Meghan

    Insurance

    Does anyone know any good pet insurance for Guinea Pigs in the UK? Thanks in advance!
  16. czwei86

    What are your guinea pig doing when you sleep? (video)

    What are your guinea pig doing when you sleep?
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