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ill health

  1. M

    Spot on skin - please Help

    Hi dear piggy parents, my name is Monica, I found a wired black spot on my piggy’s belly this afternoon,it is not her nipple, and the skin under that wired spot is black too, her poop is normal and she’s eating well and when I touched that spot she didn’t feel hurt or uncomfortable, the vet was...
  2. J

    Bold patch

    Hello there I was wondering if anyone can help I have a furry one today I noticed on his belly/chest a Chunk of fur missing and looks flakey could anyone tell me what it might be
  3. B

    My guinea pig has bright red feet

    I rescued a male 10 month old guinea pig about 2 months ago and I have resently noticed that he has bright red feet with sores that come and go. He has been kept in a sterile environment (as sterile as I can make it) and he has had his feet washed, cream put on them, soaked in iodine and just...
  4. FairyOlivia

    Going Blind

    Around four years ago I got three female guinea pig sisters. Two have had zero health issues but Fairy has always had trouble with her eyesight. She has always coped relatively well with a little help from myself but since last week I have noticed a big change in her. On Thursday I noticed...
  5. B

    Really Ill Pregant Skinny Pig! Help!

    My skinny pig called piggy is going through her first pregnancy and now she looks really ill. I'm young so i cant travel anywhere at nearly 1am to get help I'm just begging for some advice. (Piggy) is acting very wierd like shes naturally warm and now shes cold and squinting her eyes and when...
  6. Cavy Kung-Fu

    I Finally Have My Boy.

    My little boy has finally come home with me, infuriatingly my ride was late so I missed my vets appointment for him :hb: I weighed him before I put him in his new home, here's his details: - 5 months old. - Neutered approx 7 weeks ago. - Weighing 556 grams, lighter than he was before neuter...
  7. Beans&Toast

    Little Update On Beans And Toasty

    I haven't been on here as much as I would like to lately, I'm traveling a lot with work as well as looking after my Mum, and Beans and Toast who are both seriously hard work! (And the reason I have to work so much to afford their vet bills :doh:) Toast has just had her 6th dental op since last...
  8. lindsayl

    Sos - Vet Is Stumped

    Hi all - My vet doesn't know what is wrong with my Guinea pig. He says he may have a touch of pneumonia and even possibly kidney failure or a respiratory problem. He has lost 200gs in weight. Please help me. I need advice on what to do. I need to do something. He has had antibiotic injection and...
  9. S

    Salty - Ill (help Would Be Great)

    My guinea pig, salty is currently ill, and we strongly believe it is associated with pooing as his ass is starting to be very brown (covered in poo) as we constantly clean it (once every two days) as he also squeaks whilst pooing (squeaks at least 5 times) and then lets out a strange squeak. I...
  10. Beans&Toast

    Can A Piggy Catch Human Flu?

    So I have a really bad flu, I feel like I've been hit by a very large bus and I can't stop coughing, (pretty sure I'm close to coughing up a lung) as the piggies are in my room with me I was a bit worried that they could maybe catch something? Sorry if this is a ridiculous question but I had a...
  11. TheCutePiggies

    Toffee's Noises. What Do I Do?

    Hi! I own two male guinea pigs they have been together since birth and one of them started to make a plastic bag rattling sound the other week. We took him to the vets and he gave us some antibiotics. We gave him that but then a few days later he started to make the sound again, this time on...
  12. Ljpeder10

    New And Scared

    Hi! So I'm new to owning a Guinea pig but it had all been going well. He was super happy, seemly health and very active. My life became very hectic and I stopped playing with him like I should. I fed and cleaned him for the past two weeks but rarely played. I came to him today to find him...
  13. S

    8-9 Year Old Male Stopped Eating And Drinking

    Hi! I am based in the UK and just after a little bit of advice. I have a male guinea pig who is 8-9 years old now. He has done absolutley brilliantly, loosing his sole mate 4 years ago I thought he might deteriorate and not last much longer, but he has. However, over the past two days his...