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  1. Auster

    Specialist Abscess care

    Hi all Been having a bit of trouble with an abscess in my boy, Ralis. Warning for the squeamish, this isn’t pleasant. So a few weeks ago he developed this massive lump under his chin on the skin of his neck. It came absolutely out of nowhere and was suddenly huge. He’d even been at the vets...
  2. JP88

    Behaviour and rumblestrutting

    Hello all. Myself and my partner have recently got two new male Guinea pigs (roughly 8-10 weeks). They appear to have settled well and are eating, drinking and chatting etc. My question is, one appears to be more dominant than the other and is rumblestrutting a lot and in a few occasions, humped...
  3. PiggieNPooh

    Male Piggy pairs together?

    hello :) i recently got 2 male piggies (2yrs old, from same litter) and i am wishing to get more . there’s quite a few in the nearest shelter to me . i can either add one male (1yrs old, piggie friend died) OR i can add from a selection of pairs already together . i’ve heard having 3 males...
  4. S

    Bored or Independent?

    I am worried my Simon is lonely. I originally adopted two pigs, him and another one. I was told they were both males but Simon got the other pregnant. Its been some time since this happened and she gave birth and I kept the girl baby pig she had with the mom. But I had to seperate Simon from...
  5. B

    Dominance or fighting?

    Hello! I am a new piggy owner! I currently have three male skinny pigs! Pig who is almost 4 months is in his own separate cage and Scotch and Char(Charcoal) are in their own catch and are 2-3 months old) Pig is in a large Living World Cage and Scotch and Char are in an XL Living World Cage. I...
  6. E

    Two Male Guinea Pigs

    I have two male piggies, around 6-7 months old. One of them is unfortunately causing a bit of trouble (Merry) and it constantly asserting his dominance. By this I mean shaking his bum and making the ‘durring’ noise as I call it, chasing my other piggie around and non- sexually mounting. My other...
  7. piggie.slave

    Older and baby boar bonding

    Hi all, My older guineapig Fudge passed away around a month ago at the age of 4 leaving my other guineapig (Rolo) on his own. I am now currently sitting on the floor watching Rolo and the new baby (whose yet to have a name) run around the pen, humping each other teeth chattering etc, and it’s...
  8. The Chipmunks

    Fighting

    I bought three male guinea pigs at the beginning of January 2018, it was not the plan as I went in to buy two but left with three because I did not have it in me to leave the third behind. I named them Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. However, I soon noticed that there was something wrong with Alvin...
  9. Alexemond97

    Guinea Pig Genitals Problem

    Hi, I am a new guinea pig owner and the vet currently doesn’t have disponibilities and it is the only one in my region who treats exotic animals, but I have a problem with one of my guinea pig’s genitals. I got him (or her?) in a rescue and they didn’t said anything about it expect that it...
  10. kikidee

    Help A Piggy Mama Out: Bonded Boars Suddenly Hate Each Other.

    I have two boys- Max and Maverick. I've had them for about 6 mos and they have always squabbled and done the whole dominance thing, but they never seriously fought. As an example, they would have (what I call) chatter fights where they get angry and circle each other but they never actually...
  11. A

    One Male ‘mounting’ Other?

    hi there, I have two male guinea pigs and have had them for about a year and a half now. We’ve had some trouble with them fighting in the past but they’ve always had this thing when one would climb on the others back whilst rumbling. It’s always Floof climbing on Jet’s back, so I checked Jet’s...
  12. Sam Kitcher

    Guinea Pig Boars Fighting Over Dominance

    Hey Everyone, This is my first post on the forums and I have a problem as well as a question that I cannot find an answer to anywhere. I have four guinea pigs and they are all males. My friend (the owner of my pigs' parent pigs) assured me that they should get on fine as they are all brothers...
  13. alli081

    Depression In Piggies?

    Hi everyone, I have 3 lovely piggies who live together full-time, 2 females (Muffin and Martha) and one boy (Ice Cream). Recently Martha and Ice Cream have been a bit unsocial, often hiding away under their castles for long periods, sleeping a bit more than usual. Muffin is behaving her usual...
  14. MilliePigs

    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...
  15. piggie.slave

    Scabby Lump?

    Hi, I was cleaning out the pigs today when I noticed that he had a rough bum, when I had a look he has a scabby like raised lump. He is a 3 year old sheltie male, that lives with another male, they get on most of the time, have a few squabbles but never drawn blood, I will attach photos, an...
  16. Olivitree

    Digging A Hole?

    Hello there folks! Not an urgent query I don't think, but I came downstairs today to find that one of my guinea pigs had dug a narrow but deep hole in their sawdust (temporary measure while I try and get enough funds together to get my fleece and towel set up on the go). It was in the cage of...
  17. 5littlecavies

    Rebonding Male With Females - Please Help.

    Hi everyone, I didn't see a thread exactly like my situation so thought I would post one. I have a neutered male and he was living with my 3 older females which he bonded well with and they lived together for a week. Suddenly they began to fight, my male didn't fight back but 2 of my girls were...
  18. CraigGlasgow

    Ball On End Of Nipple And Swollen Testicles?

    Hey all, Weasley is still suffering his tummy problems but he is starting to have more good days than bad since stopping his meds and going on to his dry diet with minimal pellets, although he's been chewing the correx in protest of the pellet reduction! :P I noticed a few days ago his nipple...
  19. alli081

    Sick Pig With A Uri - Anyone Have Advice?

    Hi everyone, I only just joined on here but I have a very urgent question. I'm from Queensland, Australia, and I have 4 rescue pigs (2 boys and 2 girls - they don't mix with each other). One of my male pigs Cosmo has got a lung infection. He wasn't eating much on Friday and wasn't out in the...
  20. I

    Nail Clipping

    I plan on getting 2 male Guinea pigs in August, after researching further about Guinea pig health I realized that the nails will need to be cut when neccescary. I am also aware of the quick and the fact that cutting the quick can lead to a result of pain for the Guinea pigs. Please comment how...
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