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head tilt

  1. PiggiesAndPaws

    Aftercare for a Guinea Pig After a Stroke - Part 1

    A couple of weeks ago my guinea pig suffered from a stroke. There was no particular reason or cause it just happened out of nowhere. He is getting older now and he's approaching 3 years old so his age could be the reason. I wasn't there to witness his stroke but there are a few easy symptoms to...
  2. A

    Permanent head tilt in Guinea

    Hi ! I stumbled upon this forum looking for some guinea info. I work at a pet store and we got delivered a batch of guineas a few months ago where one was shaking its head alot, we took him to the vets same day, he ended up staying there almost a week before we got him back where we continued...
  3. TheLottiediarys

    Rabbit With Head Tilt, Do I Let Her Fall Over Or Try To Help Her?

    Hi guys, some might know that Floppsy our rabbit is poorly with a suspected Parasite, its caused her to have Head Tilt and balance issues, Shes been very unbalanced today, Keeps falling onto her side and rolling around frantically to try to get upright, my question is this: When she falls like...
  4. C

    Head Tilt

    Hello, This is my first time posting and I'm hoping for some advice. I have a 1 1/2 year old peruvian guinea pig named Kevin Bacon. I noticed one morning about 2 1/2 weeks ago that he developed a head tilt to the right side and was not acting himself. I am lucky to work at a veterinary hospital...
  5. Jesse's pigs

    Advice Needed For My Rabbit.

    I'm sorry I realise this isn't a piggy problem but wondered if you could help anyway- it's appreciated. I'm really worried about my boy. Some of you may know that I have a rabbit called Bigwig. He must 7 years old by now (6 at the youngest) and he's never had any health problems or really any...
  6. Hazel&Daliah

    Guinea Pig Flapping Ears

    Hi guys! I have a quick question. I had my guinea pig Daliah out for lap time. I was giving her a piece of fruit for her to snack on and noticed her flapping her ears while eating. She was doing it every 10 secs or so. At first we thought she was excited and thought it was cute and funny. She...
  7. C

    Head Bobbing?

    Hi my guinea pig keeps bobbing his head just randomly Its not when we are near him or stroking him Any help would be appreciated He doesn't seem to have any stuck in him mouth, he has been biting more but we thought that may just be because we keep picking him up to fix it Thank you
  8. Keiko The Pig

    Odd Guinea Pig Behaviour, Please Help

    Hi, I am a new guinea pig owner, have had my newest furry friend for just over a month now. I've noticed some odd behaviour. I have a young Abyssinian boar, who's name is Keiko. Keiko always seems to tilt his head up, as if he's craning to look at the ceiling, though theres nothing interesting...