• You can find lots of information on how to settle in, understand your new guinea pigs in our New Owners Guide Collection but please ask any questions you have in Wannabe and New Owners' section.


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    Itrafungol Use

    Hi all, I’m new to the forum and was hoping to get some advice. My 4 year old boar Smudge has suffered from ringworm about a year ago. Over the weekend he has started exhibiting a few symptoms that make us think it may have returned (trying to groom/bite at the area & sensitive to touch) there’s...
  2. Jaycey

    Jon Snow - Digestive Issues

    Jon Snow has had digestive issues his whole life and a few of you may remember that I decided to have his poop tested a few weeks ago. I got the results a couple of days ago and so we went to the vet. Since sending the poop for testing he has been slowly losing weight, despite eating lots, and...
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    Ringworm (i'm New!)

    Hello I'm new to owning guinea pigs and keen to do everything right. One of our pigs has got ringworm (we suspect she brought it with her from the pet shop where we have just brought her from!). We've taken her to the vets and got Itrafungol to give orally (which we haven't done yet - is it...
  4. buttonlove

    Fungal Infection & Fleece Tips?

    So, it's been almost two months now since my girls first showed signs of their fungal infection. All three have had it at one stage, Daphne (the youngest) fortunately seems clear of it. Clara & Arabella with topical medication twice daily have seemed to be improving until a couple of weeks ago...