health advice

  1. Laurenmay

    Where can I get the best F10 solutions?

    Hi everyone, my Vet has told me that my pig needs nebulizing with F10 ready-made antiseptic solution however I'm a bit of a lost cause on where to get the solution from. If anyone has any recommendations they would be very much appreciated. :D
  2. C

    Crusty Nips...

    I just picked up my pet in order to do some cage cleaning and she has this on her nipples I looked into it to see if she had ovarian cysts. I think it’s important for you to know that she is in a cage directly next to a male guinea pig. I often hear them rumble strutting and they have always...
  3. mrs.mcdaniel

    Newborn guinea pig is drooling

    Hello, recently one of my guinea pigs gave birth to 2 babies...one baby is completely fine and healthy but the other one seems to have issues...for some reason his own mother kind of neglected him when it was born? and now his drooling all over..and I have no idea what to do... both babies are...
  4. C

    Large black balls

    Hi I’ve noticed my ginger guinea pig has large black balls is this normal? Thank you
  5. N

    Bleeding Guineapig

    My guineapig was bleeding from her anus day before yesterday and i took her to.vet yesterday ( There are no exotic vets in my area).he gave two medicines namely Cefpodoxime Suspension And Nefrocare syrup. I gave her this. the bleeding reduced,not stopped though, Later yesterday.evening she...
  6. Y

    Sheep has been acting weird lately...

    My sweet boy Sheep (he's a male, about a year and a half old) has been acting completely unlike himself lately. He's never been a huge fan of being picked up, but lately he either sits there & chatters his teeth if you're anywhere near him or he looks terrified all the time. He won't stop hiding...
  7. T

    Lice help?

    Hiya, Unfortunately I'm back with more (different) skin issues. I noticed some tiny white worm-looking things moving in my guineas fur - I think they're lice, but will get them checked by a vet to be sure and get treatment for them. I have noticed them scratching a bit, but no...
  8. G

    Bleeding bottom

    Hi, I am a bit of a loss. My guinea pig has been passing blood on and off for roughly a month now. I have been to the vets a couple of times and now they are at a loss of what to suggest. She was treated with antibiotics for 10 days for a UTI, then when this didn't work they gave her another 2...
  9. Theprettypigs

    Lump on nail

    Hello! I need some help, I was clipping the girls nails tonight and noticed two of my piggies have a lump on one of their nails, can anyone suggest what this may be, and if it will need vet treatment? They let me touch it , and are showing no signs of discomfort thank you!
  10. Sarah330

    Squinting eye

    Hi, my names sarah, my piggy’s name is Cece, She’s a little over a year old. About a day or so ago I noticed she was doing a strange thing with her left eye. Its almost like shes closing it slightly, like its kinda hard for her to keep it open. Its ONLY her left eye, her right one is completely...
  11. RachelH

    Bladder stones 4.5yo boar

    Hi all, I am posting because I follow your advice on most things and at the present moment my 4.5yo boar Ralph has confirmed (X-ray below) bladder stones. My vet told me the only option was to do surgery (which I don’t think he is strong enough to survive due to losing his best friend only a...
  12. Scoop

    Loss of eye pigment

    Hi everyone! My 2 year old guinea pig seems to be loosing the pigment of his iris. It now looks jagged around the edge. The eyes are otherwise healthy. It seems to be happening to both eyes. It is worsening very slowly over time. It doesn’t seem to affect him in any way and he is a very healthy...
  13. K

    Tiny bold spot

    Hello, I have been a happy guinea pig mom for a little over a month. I have two 7 months old boars, healthy and active who are in their dominance establisment phase and quarrel a little from time to time but no actual fighting as far as I observed. Here is the picture Today I noticed that one...
  14. Honey-Claw

    My piggy fell 4 feet

    I feel so horrible. I was holding my lil piggy 1 1/2 year old boy Chestnut, and was sitting on a chair. He usually always stays put on my chest and I cradle him and let him, but today he was jumpy and before I knew it he jumped off my shoulder before I could grab him. He fell, face first four...
  15. 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...
  16. GeorgiaHarris

    Double chin?

    I’ve noticed my skinny pigs have what looks like a double chin, I’ve had a feel and there’s no lumps and they don’t seem to be in any pain or discomfort because of it, so I’m wondering if it is maybe fat, but I don’t think they are overweight at all. My pink girl, Amara has the biggest ‘chin’...
  17. D

    Guniea pig dry skin

    So my Guinea Pig has a small area around his lower stomach that is loosing hair making it bald. I'm not sure what it is but it is flakey so I'm assuming its dry skin.
  18. H

    baby guinea pigs excessive itching

    recently i have adopted 2 baby guinea pigs (around 6 weeks old) and i have noticed they tend to itch quite alot. Their coats are soft and nice, with no dry patches, oily/greasy patches, etc. they also jump and run around the cage sometimes with a high pitched wheeking. (is this related to the...
  19. Honey-Claw

    Mites in cage

    I have seven guinea pigs, and in two of my piggies living world XL cages (with two pigs each) I’m getting these sort of mite bugs, at first I thought they were baby flies but I think they’re mites. They’re tiny black little dots that just move up in the cage and for some reason they’re only in...
  20. Honey-Claw

    Tiny Bugs

    Hello! I have about seven guinea pigs which each set is in their own cage. Two of my girls, which are perfectly healthy, have been getting a ton of these little black bugs, they’re super tiny and crawl on the walls of the cage, specifically the corners of the cage. I use normal paper bedding and...
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