#guinea pig

  1. Honey and Blossom

    What should a 10 week old Guinea pig weigh in grams?

    Hi, I just was wondering what a 10 week old Guinea Pig should weigh please? Thanks. :D😃
  2. S


    I recently got a guinea pig two days ago. Today I held her for the first time and she seemed pretty chill so I let her stay while I did work online for about 5 hours, she fell asleep in my sweatshirt pocket and whenever I put her back in her cage she whines to come out and tries to make me hold...
  3. D

    Help my darwin

    Hi, my guinea pig Darwin was the runt of the group. He is shy of turning 1, but there has been some issues. He keeps falling over to 1 side, doesnt seem to be able to keep his balance, he has been puffing up his coat and quivering and chattering his teeth and just feels like something is...
  4. L

    infused water

    Hello, lately I have been big on infusing my water with fruits and veggies. I was wondering if it would be safe to give my guinea pigs some from time to time. I've read other users say they're kind of iffy about flavored water, but I'm not sure if they were talking about artificial flavorings or...
  5. TheOriginalBubble&Squeak

    Guinea Pig Making Small whimpering noises every second or so

    My guinea pig Squeak is making strange whimpering noises every second or so. Is this normal? Or is it just my guinea pig objecting to me having online classes? he is eating a bit less ferociously than before but is drinking and pooing well. thanks for any help!
  6. M

    Young guinea pigs eye :(

    I’ve just gotten a new Guinea pig today, she’s very small- an absolute sweetheart, and has to be a few months.. she’s TINY. I’m a bit worried about her eye.. having new pet anxiety- I have another guinea, who’s a year old but she’s never had this problem. basically, her left eye is completely...
  7. urgilej

    R.I.P Leia my princess

    Leia, she. was 3 1/2 years. old and passed away next to me surrounded by everything she loved Christmas Morning at 3am. I sadly felt the end. was near when she couldnt be mobile anymore. even after we I took her to the vet to get the treatment she needed. She didnt die in pain. I helped her...
  8. Z

    Suddenly sneezing a lot

    Hello! I recently became an owner of 2 guinea pigs around 2 months ago. I have a concern and was wondering what I should do. Recently (about a couple days ago) I opened a new bag of hay for my guinea pigs since they just finished a previous bag. It is the same brand of what they have been...
  9. S

    A question about sparkling drinks

    Hi there! I was just wondering if guinea pigs can have sparkling water? Now I’m not saying that I would be giving it to them it’s just a random question that popped up in my head. I looked it up and people have said no only because of additives and sugar in them. But the sparkling I have only...
  10. C

    My guinea pig keeps coughing

    Hello, my guinea pig at the age of 3 has started sneezing yesterday but it’s sneezing quite often not just one small one. I’m not sure if I should take it to the vet or wait a couple days to see if it gets worse. I’m really worried and hope that I can help her in someway😭.
  11. H

    Dental My guinea pig is not eating and we are not finding a concrete solution

    Hi Three weeks ago, we noticed that out three year old female guinea pig (Jupiter) was unable to eat. She was trying to eat, but was unable to bite. We went to a vet, but he did not gave a substantial cure. We changed the vet. Went to vet number 2. Even he didn't had the required expertise and...
  12. O

    Waterproofing wooden guinea pig hidey

    I’ve just bought some wooden hideys for my guinea pigs and was wondering if anyone knows of a guinea pig safe coating that I could use to waterproof them from urine and prevent mould growing. My guinea pigs will probably chew round the edges so I want to be sure that it is 100% non-toxic...
  13. rei

    Toys for Guinea Pig ?

    Hello, I’m really new to this forum and owning a guinea pig. No one in my family has had one before so yeah aha. Anyways not so sure this is the right category but it’s kind of health , because I don’t want a toy to be dangerous for my guinea pig . I found a toy that is soft and there is no...
  14. T

    Guinea Pig Chaos

    So I have a male Guinea pig named george about 2 years old.. had him since he was a baby. About 2 months ago I adopted 2 male guinea pigs around 2 yrs old as well..came together and live in the same cage. I tried to get george and the other two to meet but no luck there was almost a lot of...
  15. Merry2018

    Guinea Pig Loses Tooth!

    Hi everyone, Today I was feeding my guinea pig some small pieces of his Vitamin C “cookie” and he spit out a tooth. Last night he refused to eat the Oxbow cookie and I saw a little blood left on the cookie when he attempted to bite it. I assumed he cut his cheek or something, but now it must...