1. C.Courtney0310

    Guinea Pig Eating Baseboards

    Hi everyone I just caught my guinea pig eating the baseboards while having floor time. I haven't been able to get them a pen yet(hopefully next week) and usually just watch them in my room since its small. The house was just repainted and everything before I moved in(about 6 months ago) so I...
  2. C

    Guinea pig eye shut

    So my one guinea pig will not open his one eye. I'm not sure what could've happened. He is also squeaking quite a bit. Does anyone know anything that could be wrong or have any advice for me? (He is 4 months old btw)
  3. C.Courtney0310

    Guinea Pig Weight

    Hi everyone I just got my guinea pigs a little over a week ago from PetCo and was not told the age of them. They seem very healthy and eat/drink enough, but when I weighed them they were about 330gs. Does anyone know if theyre underweight of just young? Please help I'm scared if they will die :(...
  4. P

    Hard belly

    Hi, I haven't posted on here for a while but I figured maybe someone could help with the current situation. My guinea pig Popcorn has struggled with chronic gas episodes for years, but this gas episode has become odd. She was having it for over a month or so, but it became worse and now isn't...
  5. C


    hello, i’m new to this forum. i’m not sure if my guinea pig is experiencing bloat, but his stomach is a bit hard and it is bulging. I have confirmed that he is a male, and he is eating normally and drinking. when i pick him up, his stomach seems to become tense and when i touch that area, he...
  6. zoe.sterns

    Help! Respiratory Issues

    One of my young silkie boars was sneezing a lot and wiping his nose so i took him to the vet and the diagnosed him with what i thought it was, a mild upper respiratory infection. so i had him and his two other cage mates all on antibiotics for two weeks and they finished the two weeks yesterday...
  7. Gymypig

    Aggressive guinea pig with new pigs

    Hello all! Last year I adopted 3 guinea pigs that I absolutely loved, so I decided to get two more. I isolated the New Guinea pigs in a cage right next to the other 3 for about two weeks then introduced them to my other 3 pigs. Unfortunately it didn’t go well. Lillie, my most dominate old pig...
  8. ChubbyCarrots

    Please help!😭

    Coco is ill. I’m heartbroken, none of my vets in my area are open and I really don’t think he’s gonna make it. He’s breathing strange, he’s only eating hay and even so he’s not eating much, he’s not drinking at all and he’s struggling to move. If anyone has an idea what it could be please offer...
  9. cocodapig

    Any other new piggy owners with anxiety?

    I just got a 5 week old female guinea pig about three days ago, i have really bad anxiety and I'm always worrying about if somethings wrong with her. whether it’s with her droppings or bumblefoot or even her teeth. i feel like I'm not doing good enough. we have bonded very quickly and she seems...
  10. A

    Poorly Piggy & now strange poops!

    Hi Everyone, I am new here, and a new Guinea pig mum (Got them last October at 12 weeks old, they are the first I have ever had!) We have had quite a week with one of our boys, he has been weeing pink for a week and yesterday it looked like it was just blood. Today is his 6th day of 7 days of...
  11. L

    Can you tell me what this noise means please

    My guinea had been sick with an eye infection and while weak was stripped of dominance. He ended up getting injured by another piggie and went to the vet. Now he is healed but is separated from his pack. After 3 months alone he has started to make this noise attached. I have tried to research...
  12. M

    Won’t eat

    Hey I went on vacation and left my guinea pig alone for the weekend. My sister came and check in on her Saturday. ( I left Friday and returned Sunday). Her food, hay, and water was untouched. When I returned she was really excited and began eating. she has lost a little weight though she seems...
  13. Jesse's pigs

    Where to go next?

    Okay, 😂 here I am again. So after the episode of bloat and getting Steve back to his sassy self- he is now eating like a trooper once more so weight gradually going up🥳- I found a lump near his nipple. The vet said it felt only fatty and at this stage not to be too concerned. Just...
  14. S

    Weird guinea pig behavior/aggression?

    Hi I have these two female guinea pigs named Shrimp and Kiwi and I’m not sure if they’re getting along together or not. Shrimp is older by 2 weeks and she’s a lot bigger than Kiwi but it appears that Kiwi is more dominant and when Kiwi gets up into Shrimp’s face Shrimp looks upward as if to say...
  15. B

    What’s wrong with my piggy’s eyes?!

    He eats perfectly fine and acts like a normal piggy. He’s about 4 years old, maybe a couple months younger. I only started to notice this once I zoomed in on this picture. I’m worried:( Please let me know
  16. Jesse's pigs

    Moveable lump near nipple

    So the Steve saga continues. I have created a different thread solely because this is not bloat related and something else entirely- tho I respect if you think it is wise to move it there. ☺️ So he has perked up thankfully and today is basically my old Steve boi🥳 however I still decided to...
  17. Jesse's pigs

    If bond has failed what next

    Hi guys- firstly can I just say thank you to everyone who has helped me over on my previous thread regarding my beloved Steve it is honestly amazing to see how he is today. So much brighter and basically his normal self. He is ever so slightly pissed about the lack of veges... so far I’ve only...
  18. Jesse's pigs

    Antibiotic question

    So little Steve had X-rays done Sunday and no sludge or stones were found on the images. The vet said likely a case of cystitis so prescribed a course of baytril (0.28mls) for two weeks and loxicom (0.28mls). I was also given probiotics to stop the poos going runny. I've been giving this since...
  19. M

    Bonding is not going well :(

    I’ve had my guinea pig for about two months with out any problem. She’s about a month and a half old. So I decided to get a new one so they can bond. I reached out to a rescue and they had one female named lea she’s at least half a year old ( 100g bigger) but that said she was antsy. I wanted...
  20. Guineapigmum

    Dental Help and advice needed please! Guinea pig struggling to chew/eat

    Hello all, I'm very worried about my guinea pig. I have an emergency guinea pig specialist vet appointment tomorrow morning. A couple of days ago I noticed my 3 and a half year old female guinea pig taking longer to eat than usual. She was chewing but she was taking ages to consume...