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    Young Guinea Pig Help! Hind Legs Gave Out Suddenly

    Two days ago, I gave my 2 year old male guinea pig a bath in warm water. After having him in the water for 2 minutes, his hind legs suddenly gave out and he was dragging himself using his front paws. I took him out immediately. Afterwards, I noticed his eyes were sunken in. I gave him plenty of...
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    Hind Legs Not Working Well

    If anyone has any medical knowledge about guinea pigs or small animals, please contact me. My swwet boy is having issues with his hind legs, where jes barely able to walk... He looks like he's upset/exhausted or in pain and I don't know what to do. He will walk, periodically, but he keeps...
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    My Guinea Pig Can't Move Her Left Rear Leg.

    Good morning everyone, My Luna can't move her left rear leg and she drags it around, looks stiff and she's in pain. We took her to the vet and they did X-rays, bet said nothing seems to be broken, she won't move to eat, she avoids moving. The vet said the meds are only for infection and for...
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    Male Neutered Guinea Pig (~6yo) Unsteady On Hind Legs

    Hi All, This is the first post in 1 year now. You may remember my bladder-pig Sam who had reoccurring UTI's. I haven't been on the forum for so long because he has been so well! Every other day 200mg glucosamine seems to have done the trick... Until 23rd June when he completely lost use of his...
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