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  1. Piggiepops

    Dying guinea pig :(

    Hi everyone. A couple of days ago we noticed that our 6 year old piggy was becoming very lethargic and not eating as she usually would. Today she has become even more lethargic and is closing her eyes a lot (not sleeping). She’s been alone from about 9am when we all went to work, and I just got...
  2. Prasiddha

    Guinea pigs hair loss

    My piggy are all looking healthy and happy. Also I give them nutritious diet with fresh water. I have 2 cages with 2 girls and 2 boys. It is really hot and humid here. I have kept them in a room where there is a/c and fan. I somehow make sure I keep the temperature friendly and less hot for...
  3. Scott&Cinnamon

    Undiagnosed Illness, Very Worried About My Piggy

    Hi guys, this is my first ever post and I’m sick with worry about my piggy Scott, chronically ill myself and sleep deprived so please be kind. Scottie started showing symptoms 3 days ago. Unfortunately we’ve not noticed his weight loss which I really feel bad about. His eyes are small and as...
  4. Barnyard Boars

    Sick Skinnie Needing Advice Asap

    Hello, I'm new to owning piggies and have 2 right now. I have a skinnie named Melvin and a guinea pig named Harvey... I got Melvin close to a year ago, and felt he was lonely and needed a pal so I got Harvey, Harvey has been around probably close to half a year and is still coming around to...
  5. A

    Help My Guinea Pig Is Having Seizures

    My guinea pig was ill 4 days back, he suddenly stopped eating and moving therefore we force fed him. He recovered very well and even was playing around. Yesterday suddenly he stopped using his fore limbs, to which the vet thought was just a sprain He was eating well but dragging his body. Today...
  6. Pumpkin&Spice

    Would Be Really Thankful For Advice! :)

    Hi! I am completely new to forums and this is the first time I have ever posted a thread but I’m a little concerned about my piggie, Spice, a 7 month old Peru sow who is acting a little under the weather. I thought it’d be worth a shot to see if anyone has any advice/similar experiences. Spice...
  7. Arwen

    Pink Urine And Slight Lethargy

    Hello everyone! I'm a super new piggie owner and I'm having some problems. My guinea pig Peggy started to urinate pink and orange-ish liquid. We have only had her for less than a month, and have only fed her plain pellets and timothy hay. We are trying to introduce her to leafy greens because I...
  8. H

    Lethargic Guinea Pig And Poop Issues

    my guinea pig started to act weird about a day ago. He’s not as energetic. He has some wet poop on his bottom. He has eaten a few pieces of romaine lettuce and some peppers. He seems to be a little tense too. He is staying in one place. We fed him a little bit of water through a dropper. He...
  9. M

    Can Introducing My Guinea Pig To New Animals Affect Their Behavior?

    I've had my guinea pig, Ollie, for about 3 years now and she's been with a cat most of her life and that never bother her. We recently gave away my cat and this evening we brought inside my 2 dogs. Since they have come in, Ollie has been very lethargic and won't eat while she's in her cage. I...
  10. Taylor S

    Lethargic Guinea Pigs & Death..

    Hello, I've tried browsing the forums but I couldn't find what I needed so here goes.. So in the summer this year (August) I rescued some guinea pigs, 5 months of age, supposedly 3 females.. Well, my two sow guinea pigs recently had pups (over a month ago in October). The boar is now...
  11. Zelsi

    Breathing Problems, Bloat - Critical Condition

    Hi Everyone If there is anyone who has been in a similar situation PLEASE reply to me. I am pretty desperate and being realistic my guinea pig might not make it this weekend. I have an Abyssinian guinea pig (2.5 years old) called Trevor. I noticed he was breathing harder on Thursday and...
  12. Bunnyblasttt

    Wobbly/floppy Guinea Pigs -died-

    Sorry for a messy post I'm posting this from the mobile site. Basically I went out to feed my pigs yesterday evening and immediately saw that there was something seriously wrong with Joshie (Male,2 years old), wrong to the point of me automatically bursting into tears and saying he was dying. He...
  13. P

    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...
  14. Danielle Smith

    Help?! Tubs Lethargic And Not Eating (been To Vet, Nothing Obviously Wrong)

    Tubs was neutered at the end of November, and while his initial recovery was slow and rocky, he started putting on weight and acting like his old self by the third week of December. However, we took him (along with our other pig Flubs) with us visiting family over the Christmas period and...
  15. Chancey

    Not Very Active - Diagnosed With Infection.

    Hi there, My three little piggies that I brought home last Monday haven't been doing too great (we think they may have had this before we got them as they were showing symptoms then as well - milder though). They've all been sneezing and coughing quite a lot, as well as scratching - the...
  16. CraigGlasgow

    Aggressive And Pulsing - Help! Emergency Or Not?

    Hello all, My pigs (Weasley, the long haired one and Potter, the short haired one) have had a massive mood swing this evening and have gone from sleeping peacefully in the same igloo to suddenly trying very aggressively to dominate one another. Seperated them for a few minutes then brought them...
  17. M

    Lump: Potential Ovarian Cyst

    Vet came to see my Millie (who only turned 2) last monday after I noticed she had been loosing weight and was lethargic. He said she most likely has an ovarian cyst (which can be felt)... but unable to tell exatly what it is unless he opens her up (no ultrasounds or blood tests available in...
  18. H

    Serious Postoperative Complications?

    Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum and don't really know how to keep things clear enough for you to understand, but I'll try to briefly describe the situation: So, I have two lovely boys, Drew and Barrone (both are about 2,5 years old), who get ill quite often, unfortunately. They've both been...
  19. Afton<3

    Help! Lethargic Guinea Pig

    Hi Everyone, Sorry for the sound of desperation but this morning when I was getting ready for work i noticed one of my piggys (Pumpkin) was not quite right. usually as soon as my alarm goes off my two piggies (who are housed separately) are up squeaking and running around their cage for their...
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