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limping

  1. Willow&Sky

    Willow has a limp

    This morning I let my two girls out on the floor and realised that Willow was avoiding putting weight on one of her back legs. She's otherwise fine, eating, drinking and even still running around like crazy, but either holding that leg up or being very careful on it. I've already made a vet...
  2. F

    Please Help! Lame Back Leg And Fighting...

    Please help! My 2 10 month old boars are worrying me and I need advice.... they've struggled with dominance in the past but Winston has always been top pig. Now Fred's unwell and it's all going downhill..... Fred appears to be having trouble with one back leg - I noticed him sleeping at funny...
  3. Beans&Toast

    Beans Is Limping On Front Paw

    I cannot believe the run of bad luck both Beans and Toast are having, Beans is really getting it hard just now though I could cry. In the space of a month I've had her at the vets (usually emergency vets) 4 times. 1st because she temporarily lost the use of her back legs due to pain from...
  4. TheLottiediarys

    Baby's Acting A Bit Weird, Limping?

    Hi guys Around a week ago I thought Baby looked a little weird when she was walking about. It's almost like she's limping, so I grabbed her to get a closer look at her, checked her all over, moved her legs to see if there was any problem moving them but they move fine. The only thing I could...
  5. FayeM

    Loss Of Fur - Mites?

    Hi everyone It's been a while since I've been on here just looking for some advice if I may. One of my youngest piggies had an injury a few months back that the vet described as a sprained elbow. He was on painkillers for 5 days and recovered well. Now this evening we have noticed him limping...
  6. S

    Limping Pig?

    Earlier today I was grooming my 4 year old female Guinea pig,Sunny, on their normal grooming table when she jumped off. The table is only about not even two feet above the ground. She didn't land too hard, but she did land on laminate tile. When she fell she didn't wheej or squeal in distress. I...
  7. J

    Why Does My Guinea Pig Have Stringy Poo Sticking To Her Bum?

    So, I have a guinea pig named Caramel, and she is 5 and will be 6 in about 2 or 3 months. (Nobody knows her real birthday.) She seems to be going through pain lately, and I hate to see her like this. She has been sort of hopping, sort of limping on her back legs instead of walking on them, and...
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