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  1. aniasandyogurt

    Hamster squeaking abnormally please help

    Hi guys this isn’t guinea pig related but i’m freaking out about my boyfriends hamster. She periodically makes these wheezing squeaks for a profusive amount of times. She’s about 9 months. It’s been happening for about id say two weeks give or take. She is eating and drinking normally and she is...
  2. M

    Urgent need of help to relieve my Guinea pigs eye

    Need help with my Guinea pigs eye. All vets nearby are filled or closed and she’s an 7-8 year old piggy in the meanwhile is there anything I can do to clean or medicate this cloudy drippy eye? My original post was on Reddit but am not seeing any traction link below for pictures please send any info!
  3. BlondiBee

    Hair loss under one eye

    Hello all! I just wanted some help identifying some slight hair loss under my pig Taro's eye in the right bottom corner. The skin/fur in the area is dry and smooth (not crusty or flaky) and there have been no behaviour changes since noticing the problem. I haven't found any further hair loss...
  4. Cooper & Chris Farley

    Kidney Stone/Whimpering & Crying

    Hey all. My Chris had an x-ray last week which showed a kidney stone. I’m heartbroken, as he is now crying/whimpering a lot. At least I think that is the sound of pain.. I attempted to post a video to see if anyone can identify the sound or is familiar with it but it won’t allow me to. Maybe I...
  5. G

    Extremely malnourished piggy with potential scurvy

    Hello, I have gotten my hands on an extremely malnourished pig. I can see all his bones and he was very weak up until last night when he was given fresh veggies and vitamin C. He is in good care now and is is higher spirits however I am extremely concerned about his weight. he has access to...
  6. A

    I think my skinny pig has a dislocated front arm

    My skinny pig was attacked by my cat last night and she bled a little. Her lung looked a little messed up but i had no way of getting to the vets until later on today. She was doing fine eating drinking running around so we thought she was ok but she started squeaking and was on her side i...
  7. O

    Help needed! Guinea pig recovery concerns

    So we recently took our boy (2 years 5 months) to the vet, and he had an operation to remove five bladder stones. Before this operation I assumed his food intake had gone down since he was doing small, thin poos instead of the regular sized ones. Anyway, we took him home from the operation and...
  8. ItsAllyBaybe

    something stuck in my piggies mouth?

    Hi guys, I have a 1.5 year old male skinny pig and he has never had any issues. Within the last few days he has completely stopped eating his hay, at first we thought we might have spoiled him with too many goodies and that he would go back to eating his hay but he hasn't. He acts interested in...
  9. B

    Hay mites please help

    Hi everyone, looking for some advice, ive just found hay mites on my piggy so ive applied spot-on and given him a bath, is there anything else i can do? I hate seeing him upset and itchy :( Thanks!
  10. tianna

    HELP! Dry patch on guinea pig ear?

    So I recently got two guinea pigs, and one of them has a medium sized dry patch behind his ear- I don’t know what it is and I will post a photo as and when I can! Please help! :nod:
  11. AppleandTwig

    Silent Guinea Pig

    Hi, So right now I have one Guinea pig (Apple) I’m not going to go into to much detail, but his friend passed away, and we couldn’t find a trusted home for him. He’s been very happy though, a few days after his friends death he didn’t climb up on the side of his cage looking for food, but after...
  12. Lizzieejoyce

    Bloat?

    Hi everyone! My 5 guinea pigs seem to be a bit bloated and pear-shaped and I don't know why. I stay clear of high calcium foods regularly because of strong white wee in the past when I first rescued them so I'm really confused what's going on. I've outlined my feeding schedule below, grateful...
  13. B

    Guinea pig attack

    Hello one of my guinea pigs attacked the other on her ear and she's bleeding quite a bit what can I do to help her? Should I give her a lukewarm bath to rinse the blood off her fur? Please respond quickly!
  14. AppleandTwig

    Mute or Sick Guinea Pig?

    Hi one of my Guinea pigs recently passed away, his partner never really made much sounds. But after the passing we realized his partner didn’t make sounds at all, other then the occasional chatter after his friends death. It’s been about 2 weeks and we are still searching for a new home...
  15. AppleandTwig

    Post op issues

    Hello, my Guinea pig (4 years old) recently about 5-7 hours ago got surgery on his cheek/below cheek, he had a small tumour that caused his teeth to vary in length making it difficult for him to eat. During the car ride home (we picked him up about 1 and a half hours ago) he was rubbing his...
  16. C

    Scabs, bleeding and dandruff

    Hello everyone, I have had some problems with my 1 year old guinea pigs. A while ago they started to itch and soon after they has scabs that bleed, and they wheek when touched. One of our guinea pigs with these symptoms passed away a few weeks ago, and these symptoms have started on my other two...
  17. Arekkisu

    Need some help ASAP

    Male piggie around 3/4 years old (not sure as i didnt buy/adopt him) Been dealing with poop issues for 4 days Day 1 --> couldnt poop and was clumped together --> gave him critical care mixed with probiotic to get him better Day 2 --> muddy poops, coming out as 1 big paste thing --> stopped...
  18. A

    Unknown Illness?

    Hello everyone! I own four female adult guinea pigs, kept in a large enclosure, so they have enough free space. However, I am having issues with two of my guinea pigs and I'm desperate for answers, it is causing a lot of stress for me and others in the household- as well as the pigs too. We...
  19. M

    HELP ASAP FIGHT

    Hello everyone, my two boars have been living together now for over 7 months. They have NEVER had a fight and have always gotten along. Today, I had put a new fleece tunnel in from Etsy without washing it just to see if they liked it. They suddenly started going crazy and started to fight and...
  20. M

    How to give guinea pig medication & stop chewing stitches

    So our 5 year old Guinea pig was spayed yesterday due to cysts in both her ovaries that were effecting her health, shes doing well with eating and moving around but trying to give her pain killers and antibiotics is proving to be a bit difficult. I've tired putting it on a bit of her food but...
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