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impaction

  1. Kath Thompson

    Impaction And Neutering

    I have a three year old boar who suffers impactions about twice a week. I have managed to reduce the size of the impactions by regulation of diet as I think I was previously overfeeding him veggies. He has lost a little weight as part of the new regime, which I expected, and has now levelled...
  2. Streaky

    Possibly Impacted? Help!

    Hi Everyone! I noticed a huge ball of poop half way through Streakys bum on Sunday. I managed to get it out gently with some gloves. He’s a 4 and a half year old boy. I searched on the forum about what it could be and it seems like it could be impaction. It’s happened again tonight as well I’m...
  3. laurenm

    Impaction - Huge Poop Passed

    About 2 days ago I noticed my guinea pig Bruce was pooping less, and the poops he was passing were tiny. I thought it was just a diet thing as he didn’t seem to be in any pain or anything, was still eating plenty of hay and drinking water, though I did notice he was eating less pellets. However...
  4. A

    My Guinea Pig Has Bathroom Issues?

    Hello! My little guinea pig Chili is about 5 years old now, & for the past three days we've noticed he seems to have a big bathroom issue. I was cleaning his cage, and I noticed there was literally no poop, and then all of a sudden there's just a giant ball of poop in the corner where he was...
  5. Chloelizbailey

    Impaction Help

    Evening all, I think my four and a half year old boar is developing impaction and I wondered if anyone had any tips or advice. He has not lost condition or any weight but on two occasions now (over the last couple of weeks) he looks to have a greenish sticky smelly (oh my days the smell)...
  6. M

    Blood In Urine

    Hello everyone, I have read the forums here a lot but never made an account, until today. I have two pairs of boars, both very lovely, and today was bath day, much to their demise. Anyway, when I was bathing the second pair, Bumble was waiting in the empty bath patiently while I was cleaning...
  7. Chloelizbailey

    Cowpat Poops?! - Please Help

    Hi there! I have a long haired guinea pig who is about four and a half. He started a course of Baytril last Wednesday for a suspected URI and has been absolutely fine until this morning. I got him out to weigh him (doing this every morning as he is on Baytril and I know it can affect the...
  8. bribri1298

    Guinea Pig Has Hair And Poop Stuck In Bum

    Occasionally, I check both my guinea pig's bottoms because in the past, if they don't eat enough hay they will experience impaction. So every week I check to make sure they're good and they're not experiencing impaction. Recently, I checked Cookie's bottom to make sure he's okay. He wasn't...
  9. PebblePig

    Impaction - Please Help. Am I Doing The Right Thing?

    Hello everyone, This is my first time posting on this forum so please correct me if I make any mistakes! We have a 5 year old boar named Pebble (PB as a nickname). He now lives alone after we lost our other piggy two years ago. He has always been fit and well, other than once having a UTI...
  10. CraigGlasgow

    Funny Poop Again!

    So in the neverending saga of Weasley, he was looking better apart from the gas on Monday afternoon, so the vet started him on fibreplex to try and flush him out, upped his emeprid to 3 times a day and suggested putting him back in to a larger cage to see if he got more exercise. Last night his...
  11. T

    Possibly Impaction Please Help Asap!

    my pig is about 2 years old and i think he has an impaction- it is pretty severe and i dont know how to treat it! Any help would be appreciated. Sorry the pic is blurry its the best i could get.
  12. R

    At A Complete Loss!

    Hello! However this is not my first set of guinea pigs, this is my first rescue set! Long story short I've recently rescued 3 boars from a very neglectful home. All of their nails are disgustingly long and curled round. The boys have never been handles (they're 4 years old) meaning they've never...
  13. LisaAli

    Impaction - How To Help Your Guinea Pig.

    The following videos have some graphic scenes depicting Impaction. How to check for impaction (with permission of Worthing Guinea Pig Rescue) How to remove Impaction. Before and After. The videos are reproduced by the kind permission of Guinea Pigs Today.
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