ill guinea pig

  1. fiafia

    please help - change in behaviour

    Hi, my roommate and I purchased our sweet piggy, Clio, on April 5th. She is a very small and sweet piggy and has never been aggressive or nervous in the slightest until recently. She is normally pretty laid back piggy that loves cuddles and quality time. I have been noticing an attitude switch...
  2. B

    Ill guines pig got bit by his cagemate

    Hi there! Long time lurker but this is my first post! I've learned a lot from this forum but was hoping to get some opinions and/pr advice. I am a first time Guinea Pig owner so I'm still learning new things about them. My 2 year old, Schmill, has recently been diagnosed with a bladder stone...
  3. T

    Dental Guinea pig not eating after dental work

    Hi all cavvy lovers! We took our beloved 5 year old boar to the vets last Wednesaday as he had stopped eating, the vet kept him in overnight and performed an investigation the following morning. She ended up filing his back teeth at they had curled right over trapping his tongue, and she cut...
  4. A

    Weight & Hair loss

    Hi all, One of my pigs, female aged around 3-4, has been losing weight for around a year now. She is very skinny but eating normal (huge interest in food!) we noticed an increase in how much she is drinking, but the vet said he couldn't find a problem. She has now seen 3 vets who cant seem to...
  5. H

    ill Guinea Pig Help

    Hello, I've had two guinea pigs for the last 5 years, both boys and they've lived together since they were around 8 weeks old. This morning, one of them was very lethargic and not very willing to eat so he went to the vets. The vet examined him and said he has either sprained his spine (he was...
  6. Animallover11

    Concerned for my piggie

    My piggies is making some unusual sounds he seems fine and is eating and drinking normally, it would be great if I could have some advice, thanks so much in advance !
  7. J

    Nose and Eye discharge

    I have had my guinea pigs for just over a year. One of my guinea pigs has had an eye discharge since last Friday so I took him to the vets and they told me his chest is clear and sent me away with eye drops. He has not really got much better and now has discharge on his nose, what shall I do...
  8. C

    Is my guinea pig dying?

    I have a 3 and a half year old boar. Noticed that he is off his food including salad and hay. His eyes are dull and sunken & he is hunched in appearance. He has lost weight too. Poop seems looser. Just doesn't look happy. Please advise so I can make him comfy.
  9. M

    Does my guinea pig have dry skin?

    Hello. This is my first post here, and really, the only reason I created this account is because I’m slightly worried about my guinea pig. I noticed some specks on his fur and I’m not exactly sure what they are. Dry skin? I honestly don’t know. Does anyone know what the specks are (shown in the...
  10. Gemm

    Guinea pig listless and not eating suddenly

    Hi Please can you help. My guinea pig (tiger) is only 1 and 1/2 years old and is usually very active. She was fine last night and ate her treat (a couple of pea flakes) as normal and was begging for more as usual! But this morning she did not stir for her morning veggies. When I picked her up...
  11. E

    Bloody mucus, help!

    Hi My 4 year old female guinea pig had soft poops that turned into diarrhea over about 4 days. Her stomach was also rumbling quite often and loudly. We took her to the vets and they said she may have picked something up and gave us fibreplex we gave her one dose of it yesterday and i was giving...
  12. Jeslubur

    Guinea pig lost appetite after neurering - any tips of tricks greatly appreciated!

    Hi, Our piggies were neutered last Tuesday and since then one of them has been feeling poorly and lost his appetite somewhat. Last Saturday we took him to the vets where he was given some medication to get his gut going after I noticed him not eating that morning. After the vet visit he...
  13. L

    Please help:( my babies are Ill....

    Hi, I am new to this forum, so hello fellow guinea pig owners :) Firstly, I have owned Guinea pigs for years! Absolutely love them. Our ones live outside in hutches and in a run during the day. I currently have 4 rescue piggies, 3 of them being females and one male. Yesterday, I decided to...
  14. raining.ashes

    Sneezing/pneumonia/lousy vet

    So far I have spent nearly twelve hundred dollars at this vet's office trying to clear my two guinea pigs of what the vet said was streptoccal pneumonia. She also said the tests claimed the bacteria was tested not to be resisted to the antibiotics she gave me. After two rounds of antibiotics in...
  15. C

    Are my piggies sick again?

    Hello I have 3 guinea pigs, 2 live together the one is on his own. They are all 11 months old I’ve had them since the start of this year. The Guinean pig living by himself had a respiratory infection around march this year. Then the 2 piggies living together but had respiratory infections in...
  16. C

    Advice about my ill guinea pig

    Hey guys, I’m new to this so I’m hoping to get some really good advice. I just recently got Mrs. Chloe on April 26tb 2018. I got her from a breeder. She is a young Guinea pig just by the way she looks and her size. The day after I got her, I started to see her right eye shrinking. Since I’ve...
  17. R

    Help, guinea pig eating less and slow

    Ever since i came back from a four day holiday my guinea pig, Patchy, was eating his dinner and grass extremely slowly, and he seemed to look unwell. He and his brother, Chewy (the most confident piggy in the world) were at my mothers friends house. But this weekend was extremely hot and the...
  18. PiggieNinja

    What Illness Is This?

    Hi everyone, I've had willow (sow) for about 2 years now and ever since we got her she's had the sniffles. During the first two months I went to the vets a couple of times (particularly as one of my other pigs had a URI and I thought she may have it too) but they just told me that it's nothing...
  19. HW023

    Pig Off Food, Need Help!

    Sorry, this is gonna be a long one. I need help. Ive had my baby Pigpog for 3 years. i adopted him and they didnt know how old he was so his overall age is a mystery. A few months ago he started drinking more than usual, took him to the vet they said just keep an eye on it, if it get too...
  20. H

    My Journey With "an Evil Pig"

    Hello! My name is Hayley and i would like to share my experience thus far as a guinea pig owner to give new pet parents a new perspective on raising boars and/or sows. My first interaction with a guinea pig was when i started my job in pet care at my local Petsmart. We were a brand new...
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