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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. C

    Breathing problems

    Hi all. In the past i have came on this forum looking for ways to help my guinea pig with her breathing problems. I have went to the vet twice now for that issue and have not found a straight answer about it, but considering she was happy, healthy, and eating just fine- we decided it was best to...
  12. midsnow1500

    Want more piggies!

    So about 3 years ago i got my first 2 piggies, charlie and midnight. (all guinea's mentioned in this thread are Boars unless said otherwise) sadly charlie died as a pup when i got him, and then i got moon about 3 weeks after because my other guinea pig midnight was showing signs of depression...
  13. Mikknu

    One of My Boys, Koda, Died

    Hey everyone. I haven't been around for a while due to personal circumstances that have kept me busy. My mom had a heart attack and can't get scheduled for surgery to help her because of covid, and we're moving my grandma into hospice tomorrow. Naturally, this is utterly heartbreaking to me...
  14. H

    Guinea Pig not pooping a lot?

    Hi! I have two guinea pigs and I've noticed that one of them poops a lot less than she used to. The poops themselves look super healthy, but I'm worried why there aren't that many of them. I used to have to spot clean the cage twice a day, (it's fleece) but now I could get away with every other...
  15. stripe

    Please Help! Guinea pig on CBD

    So my year old agouti boy, churro, had gotten lumpectomy surgery on wednesday (four days ago) and he is currently taking metacam and baytril. I had gotten a CBD pen in the mail (photo attatched) today so I had wanted to try it (I heard that it helps really well with pain and stress, Saskia from...
  16. P

    Help

    My guineapig shave been clashing for a couple of days now and I need help seeing if I should separate them. One of my guineapigs have 3 cuts on his lips and I don’t know what to do, there is a lot of rumble strutting and a lot of head raising and nipping. Please help, I don’t know if I should...
  17. Wheeky_pigs

    Guinea pig keeps shrieking

    I’ve had Wren since August last year. She’s always been a little skittish and a loner (she doesn’t like socialising with the other pigs and would always be on her own). Anyways, over the past few weeks I’ve noticed she keeps Shrieking. Every time she goes I go over to her but she’s always been...
  18. W

    Possible trio?

    Hi all, I wanted some advice on people’s experiences of having a trio of sows? I have two current girls and was considering another one who would be approx 10 weeks by the time I get her. One of my current pigs is very shy in personality and the other is outgoing, they are housed in a 5X2 C&C...
  19. A

    My guinea pig squeak while pooping, HELP ASAP PLEASE

    My guinea pig, Corny, squeaking while he pooping for the past few days. This is the only symptom.The appetite is normal, the structure of the poo is normal to me and he is peeing as normal.However, it is not possible to find a veterinarian because I am at a very small town. (At least for 1...
  20. Jesse's pigs

    Please ease my worry

    Hi guys me again I seem to only ever come back with bad news. 😱 Steve. My little Steve the new worrying furchild. Really seeking some good words and hopefully some "he's going to be ok, doesn't mean he's gonna die". I have my 11 year old rabbit going in for a dental tomorrow (it is necessary)...
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