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  1. Gemm

    Dental Advice please after a dental

    Hi My guinea pig went for a dental 3 days ago. He was VERY groggy and out of it when he came home after his operation and they gave him a subcutaneous fluid injection. He now seems much brighter and happier and seems himself EXCEPT he is still struggling to eat. He is eating thin bits of hay...
  2. T

    Help! Guinea pig grieving

    Hello, I need some help for my guinea Bailey. Yesterday his buddy Bear sadly passed away. Bailey is almost 2 years old and was the dominant one and did nip bear once but they got along well. He is grieving (laying where bear was found, not moving much and generally not being his squeaky self!)...
  3. min eleanor

    female guinea pig rumble strutting/purring to other female, need advice

    hi! so i got my pigs not long ago and they are both female (well supposedly, i’m hoping they are) and one has been rumbling/purring to the other. i understand that it can be a dominance behaviour for females and the one who does it is definitely the bigger pig and more brave but i want to rule...
  4. P

    Scratched Off Scab

    My guinea pig had a wound on her ear from where the other one nipped at her. It scabbed over nicely, but she scratched it off. Now it’s an even bigger, bloody wound and she has blood on her. How do I help her without seeing a vet?
  5. ChubbyCarrots

    Weedkiller! Please help!

    Hello, yet another mishap has struck us. We were doing Coco’s treatment by the lawn when he jumped off of my sister’s lap and bolted for our patio. Unfortunately, we had grassy areas so we covered them in weedkiller. You’ve probably guessed what happened by now. Coco ate it. I would have taken...
  6. Jordyn Warner

    Uti

    My two boys have a uti's :( I know what I need from the vets and I know that it is uti's as its been passed from one to the other. :( Does anyone know if I have to have the check up to get medicine. Or can I just get the medicine they need without the £33 added consultion fee for them to tell me...
  7. J

    Bored, lonely guinea pig?

    I have a four year old guinea pig whose friend passed away about six months ago. My guinea pig didn't really care that her friend was gone, she was eating and drinking normally and she didn't gain or lose any weight. She didn't get depressed or anything like that. But lately i just don't know...
  8. Nbw_835

    Injured toe.

    I accidentally cut one of my pigs claws too short.. She jerked as I clipped and I think it took off a part of her toe. It bled so much but I rushed to the bathroom and clotted the blood with cornstarch. I feel terrible and physically sick that I did that to her... How do I make her feel better...
  9. ChubbyCarrots

    My 2 year old bit me!

    Coco has always been so tame and and rarely bites. I don’t even remember the last time he bit me, but today he bit my 3 times! All 3 were bad bites too, 2 left me bleeding and one left a mark. Should I be worried please?
  10. T

    Three Baby Sows(possible Bullying)

    Hi everyone. I’m new to this so I’m just going to explain my situation. I recently got three baby sows. Two are blood sisters but all three grew up together(the one only being a week or so apart). I read the article on establishing dominance because I felt like that was my situation. However...
  11. antonianicoleee

    Poorly Piggy, Been Told To Prepare For The Worst :(

    Hi everyone. I took Poppy to the vets on Monday. When I took her the time before she weighed just over 1.3. She now weighs 1.02. She has lost quite a lot of weight. The blood is apparently coming out in her urine, not in her poop so apparently this is still cystitis and they think she is just...
  12. Kevin_Haae

    How To Make Guinea Pigs Less Scared?

    So I got 2 guinea pigs a bit ago. I'm going to be very honest in this thread. I did a lot of research beforehand, but I didn't know their cage was too small until After I had bought them. I DO plan to get a bigger cage! I actually am going to make my own. But for now, I planned to just give them...
  13. Cherri

    Daffodils?

    Hi! So my sow ended up eating four daffodil flowers. I know it was bad on my part to leave them above her cage. My cat knocked down the vase that was holding them, and she ate a few. It was just the flower part though. I was gone at work whenever it happened and wasn't able to remove...
  14. winniethepooh

    Trio Of Boars?

    I was thinking today, is a trio of boars a common thing? I know a trio of sows is a thing and they get along but would a trio of boars work out? I currently have 2 boars right now and was thinking (of course when they settle in to their C&C cage and get over their dominant stages) of getting...
  15. Jenna Amore

    Lip Bleed - Help!

    GUINEA PIG LOVERS! I need your help with my 8 month old Abyssinian guinea pig, Ginger! She was in my arms and got startled by a loud sound and jumped out of my arms to the ground. She landed on her feet, thankfully, but I noticed her lip was bleeding just below her mouth. It didn’t bleed for...
  16. winniethepooh

    Fleece Bedding Is Better?

    I am thinking about switching to fleece bedding because it seems to fit my standards. I need fleece that I can just wash every day and will not leak through and have a washable absorbent layer. Right now, I currently have store-bought bedding, which everyone knows is a hassle to keep up with so...
  17. vullitic

    What Are Some Good, Long Guinea Pig Cages?

    I'm expecting to have a guinea pig at the end of the school year, i asked my mother if i could have one if i kept a C average, and she said yes! I really think I can do it. But, i don't know i i have enough space. i measured a place i might be able to put a cage, but i don't think that they...
  18. Speedy Piggie

    Loose Tooth!? !urgent!

    Hello! I'm quite a new guinea pig owner so i don't really know what to do!? Basically, my guinea pig has a loose tooth. Whilst the other tooth looks shorter.. 1st of all, I am scared that my guinea pig's tooth is broken, cause this Youtuber has had a guinea pig with a broken tooth and that obv...
  19. I

    Answer Plz?

    Hey everyone, I am new here but have a quick question. I adopted a new guinea pig yesterday because one of mine passed. We have a 2 year old and a baby (younger that 7 months) and the older one has been nipping the younger. I separated them today and the older one (I think) is territorial...
  20. Griselle

    Help! Guinea Pig Bloated?

    So, I have had Shadow for over a year. Oreo and Shadow have never had problems with lettuce nor tomatoes. Today as I was changing their cage, I noticed Shadow looked extremely bloated, but Oreo did not. I have always fed them timothy hay, but today I ran out, and had to wait for my fiance to...
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