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  1. Gemm

    Specialist Enlarged heart

    Hi please can you help me and my guinea pig Ruby Ruby was suddenly struggling to breathe late on Saturday night (she looked like she was at deaths door), I took her to the vet who did X-rays, gave her meds and oxygen and kept her in for a two of nights to monitor her. She came back home today...
  2. R

    Specialist Heart disease diagnostics

    I'm an owner of 1 year old guinea pig. Several monthes ago my pig started sound strange, like whistle or howl and it happens only in the morning. My vet diagnosed that it's rhinitis and prescribed to use Fluimucil. But it gets only worse. The sounds started happen more often and not only in...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...