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guinea pig health

  1. B

    Crusty eye

    My guinea pigs eye is getting crust around it what should I do?
  2. S

    Urine

    I found that my guinea pig pee is leaving this white compound , I am observing it from 4-5 days and today it's little gritty too , what could it be? Help?
  3. C

    Weird scab with spur like thing on piggies back

    I was stroking my 6 year old female guinea pig and found a small blackish scab on her back, along with what looks like a spur. It is painful for her if I tap it even lightly. I'm not sure whether it is something like mange or not because she doesn't seem to be itching. She has a cage mate and...
  4. Martina97

    Swollen Toe

    Hi everyone, This is Martina from Italy. I'm very worried about one of my two piggies. Last Tuesday, while I was trimming his nails, I noticed that he was missing one and that he had a swollen toe. I can't really think about when he could have lost it - never found any bloodstain in the cage nor...
  5. Aina Garnett

    Uk Owners' Help Needed: Guinea Pig Infection Survey

    Hello all :) My name is Aina. Could you, please, complete the survey for my BSc Bioveterinary Science Dissertation. Survey of prevalence of different opportunistic respiratory and bacterial pathogens in housed guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) I research the prevalence of different opportunistic...
  6. C

    Urgent - Guinea Pig Nose Does Not Look Okay

    My male 7 months old guinea pig, Chubby, is the cutest thing that has ever happened to me. He has been fine and healthy, and he still seems very fine and healthy and happy. He likes the sounds he hears all the time, including bells, which never fail to make him purr. I signed up here and am...
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