#help #advice

  1. H

    College student with 3 skinny pigs

    Hi all, I'm gonna be using this today as a way or blogging the way I've been feeling recently towards the life of a mom of 3 skinnies. I got them during the summer when I was off of school so I was able to invest into them fully, being a new owner I never really knew what it took to handle 1...
  2. chocolatemilkshakeguineas

    Behaviour Change and Weight Loss

    My guinea pig Chocolate (almost 6 y/o) overcome mites a month ago and from that she had lost quite a bit of weight leaving her slightly bonier than usual. Overtime when she grew her hair back from the mites infestation, She started to look healthier and gaining more weight. Today I was feeding...
  3. X

    My guinea pig (Hestia) is sad

    I have 4 guinea pig, Hestia, Hermes, Hera, and Demeter. We first thought that hermes is a boy that was the seller told us along with Hestia (sorry for the bad English) yes Hestia is a boy. So we misgender hermes and got pregnant. 2 weeks before hermes give birth we got hera and Demeter. Hestia...
  4. Honey and Blossom

    What should a 10 week old Guinea pig weigh in grams?

    Hi, I just was wondering what a 10 week old Guinea Pig should weigh please? Thanks. :D😃
  5. D

    my new guinea pig isn’t eating or drinking.

    hello, i’ve got my first ever guinea pig (she’s a female) and she’s only 13 weeks old. i have a c&c cage for her and when i brant her home she ran straight to her hide house, i woke up this morning and she’s still in there... i took her out to check if she was ok, she’s very friendly and purred...
  6. Lauren22

    Is this bad urine?

    As from other post my older boar had recently had surgery for a bladder stone. Since he has been ok and not having many issues. Today I found his urine like this. I havnt found seen any problems with his urine recently and sadly he is still producing bladder sludge. He gets 1 slice of cucumber...
  7. S

    Overbonded/clingy

    I recently got a guinea pig two days ago. Today I held her for the first time and she seemed pretty chill so I let her stay while I did work online for about 5 hours, she fell asleep in my sweatshirt pocket and whenever I put her back in her cage she whines to come out and tries to make me hold...
  8. H

    My cheddar

    Hi so I’ve had cheddar for a month and a few week however recently I’ve noticed he’s lying down a lot and making noises more than usual he also keeps scratching a lot and has a small bald patch behind his ear as well as he keeps grinding his teeth which I’ve read can be a sign of an injury or...
  9. K

    Don’t Know if I Should Rehome

    Hi, I have had my guinea pigs a little short of a year. I love them so much but I don’t know if I am the best owner for them. I am very busy and a teenager and I have school, sports, a job, and a jewelry buisness. I onlt end up cuddling with them about once a week and there cage is a mess. I...
  10. Ivy_and_Luna

    Hungry and stinky guinea pig

    So a few months ago my guinea pig Ivy had a uti, was fine after that then had bladder stones, medicine got rid of them, she had another uti a week ago. But now after the medicine is done she still smells really bad, it’s like a fish smell and she’s constantly hungry, like I’ll give her a...
  11. M

    Young guinea pigs eye :(

    I’ve just gotten a new Guinea pig today, she’s very small- an absolute sweetheart, and has to be a few months.. she’s TINY. I’m a bit worried about her eye.. having new pet anxiety- I have another guinea, who’s a year old but she’s never had this problem. basically, her left eye is completely...
  12. S

    Getting another guinea pig...

    Hi, so I have a male guinea pig and I’ve had it for 2 years and after doing some research I found out guinea pigs can die of loneliness! I am very concerned and I do not want that to happen to mine. I play with it everyday but I don’t think it’s enough. Now, I am looking to see if I can get...
  13. cocoandbean

    Is my guinea pick sick?

    Hi everyone! Pls help me I don’t know what to do! I have two guinea pigs, Coco and Bean. About a month or 2 ago, Coco started making these sort of “clicking” sounds. They don’t happen all day but he seems to have “episodes” where he will make the noise for like 10 minutes straight, most of the...
  14. MollythePiggylover

    My piggies home is to small!

    All of my guinea pigs live in a home that is way too small! the biggest cage we have is two of the store bought cages (that are too small!) put together. they do not have any room to run around in unless we take them out in the play pen. two guinea pigs live in this cage. the other one lives in...
  15. D

    Is It Wrong Of Me To Start A Well Cared For Guinea Pig Rescue?

    Hi all, I am new and don't know if I posted this in the right place. Sometime in the future I would like to start my own guinea pig rescue and I would place the rescued pigs in large c and c cages in winter and sheds in summer. Would it be cruel to do this because when they get adopted they...
  16. D

    Should I put my two male guinea pigs in a shed?

    Hi all, I have recently joined this forum to find the answer to these shed related questions... Here is the story: I rescued two guinea pigs (around 1 year old) a couple of weeks ago. They are staying in a c and c cage in my room as my parents wont let them stay anywhere else in the house...
  17. CharlieAndLolaPiggies

    Lost my Guinea Pig

    Hello everyone. I have a white guinea pig named Charlie, along with another one which is black, white and brown named Lola. I got them around October/September last year (2019) and have been loving them!. Recently though (today - 9/04/2020) I lost my guinea pig Charlie. I put her and her...
  18. Piggletwigglet

    Peanut & Bean, the destroyers

    :twist::twist: My two 3 year old guinea pigs in the past year have developed a habit of chewing up their cage, and their bedding and destroying every hut and hide out I’ve bought them. I’ve tried chew toys and moving them away when they are in the act, but nothing seems to work, they also have...
  19. T

    My guinea pigs eye is popping out , cloudy , and red

    what do I do 🥺. I’ve had this girl for about 4+ years and I don’t know what’s wrong with her eyes , I’m no expert but from my Google research I think she has an eye ulcer . On her left eye , and on the right eye it’s gotten tiny or started to close I don’t know what to do , &’ I’m trying to take...
  20. veronicakelley17

    Aggressive guinea pig?

    hello all! i am a new guinea pig owner of a 1 year old boar and a baby boar (about a month maybe less? hes new so I'm not sure) but my 1 year old boar has recently been biting the divider of the cage and making chirps in an effort to get to the smaller boar? I'm not sure if this is a sign of...
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