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  1. T

    Please Please I Need Help!:( Severe Piggie Breathing Problems!

    I am really at a loss of what to do anymore:( nobody seems to have a slight incline what could be wrong with my pig, even the vets. I've taken Willow to two vets- I rescued her from someone at college who could no longer care for her, I was told she had a sever respiratory infection while with...
  2. J

    Fortecor Heart Problem

    Hello, I´am sorry for my bad english. One of my sow SNOW WHITE(2 years old) making hooting sound from 6 months of her age. She has tooth problem (every 5 weeks trim molars). in the Czech Republic vets do not want to prescribe medicines for heart problems in guinea pigs, even specialist for...
  3. Beans&Toast

    Possible Heart Problem For Toast.

    I haven't really been on here in ages. I've been so busy travelling with work then my Mum's been really ill on top of the pigs being ill too :( I have a horrible feeling Toast has a heart problem. For well over 6 months now she's been making the hooting/crackling sounds accompanied with...
  4. D

    Fluid Around Lungs And Pain When Pooping

    Hello, everyone. About two weeks ago, I noticed that my three and a half year old boar, Erik, was breathing heavily and had lost some weight. I immediately took him to the vet, who x-rayed him and discovered lots of fluid around his lung. There was so much fluid you couldn't even see his heart...
  5. coco&chanel

    Unexpected Passing

    My beautiful Peruvian girl, Chanel passed away last night. I found her this morning laid out on top of a snuggle sack with her eyes open. She was only 11 months old and this has come as a huge shock to me, I am completely devastated. She was a perfectly healthy guinea pig. She did have a...
  6. KenzieC

    Urgent: Pig Has Fluid In Chest On One Side...cannot See His Heart.

    Hello everyone! My wonderful baby Atlas (m) is back on antibiotics for the third time since i got him 4 months ago. When I bought him (stupidly) from a PetSmart, I quickly found that he was sick. We went to the vet and he had severe pneumonia and a URI. He was on baytril and a dieuretic for 2...