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  1. P

    Brothers fighting out of nowhere

    So, to cut a long story short I rescued these guys from a mum who had four sons, she’d got the kids guinea pigs for them and they grew bored of them and they never really got the correct care, in a cage that was too small and were being given straw for a year of their lives. They’re 1 next...
  2. E

    Guinea Pigs Tussling in better home

    Hi! I just adopted a bonded trio of three boys (3,2 and 2) the shelter said they were bonded. They seemed to be in a horrible place (in a pen meant for one pig and only one large hide.) I’ve gotten them a big enough pen (2 connected 60 in x 30in) and 3 of everything. They have been chasing...
  3. M

    The Only Boy

    I need help. My girl had 4 babies only one of which was a boy. The vet said I need to separate him but I am so worried about him being lonely so now he is coming everywhere with us (my daughter insists). Not very practical. He is only 3 weeks, we tried to put him with our big boys but they just...
  4. C


    Hello I am new to the site and a first time Guinea pig owner just looking for an answer I have a question about. I bought 2 male Guinea pigs (vet gender checked) about 2 months ago, they are reaching approx 5 months old at the end of June. The boys I have come from 2 different litters. Tonight I...
  5. L

    Blind guinea pig

    So I have an albino Guinea pig and this Guinea pig I have had for about 3 days in my house but I interacted with it for 3 months prior since I adopted it from my school. Since he is albino I knew it was possible he could be blind or deaf. I know he is not deaf but I’m pretty sure he is blind not...
  6. blackie&tootsie

    EMERGENCY HELP! Baby guinea pig mites

    Hello, I'm a new piggy owner and I am worried for my male baby guinea pig, he's about 1-2 months old. 2 weeks ago, I got him from a pet shop. Bringing him home, I noticed he got a white hard thing in his hair on his neck (Idk how to insert an image). I didn't notice him excessively scratch and...
  7. annaandpigs

    Hard, pea sized lump above male guinea pig’s genitals

    Hi, I’m hoping someone might have some advice for me. My male piggy, Dumby has a hard, pea sized lump just above his penis. When I first found it, it was higher in his lower abdomen but it can be moved down to sit at the top of his genitals - it seems to move back and forth by itself and also...
  8. R

    Bonding males

    Okay so i have a 8month old and a 7week old male. Ive waited 2 days till the baby gets settled. I'm wanting to bond them and have them together. Ive been watching all YouTube videos i can before i do so. I just wanna know am i making the right choice as I'm scared the older male will hurt the...
  9. R

    Male Guineas suddenly fighting! Help!

    Hello! I just adopted two 9 month old Guinea pigs (both male) over the weekend (meaning I have had them about 4 days). I built them a new C&C cage 4x2 and placed them in it yesterday. This is when all hell broke loose. Oreo attacked Reeses and made him bleed pretty bad. I contacted the previous...
  10. Vicvac28

    Bladder stones

    Hi all. My boy Rex is a 4 year old non-neutered male who this morning was diagnosed with bladder stones. The quote from the vet for surgery was surprisingly high and the outlook of surgery fairly bleak from what he was saying. I just don’t don’t know what to do as he is clearly in discomfort...
  11. M

    alfalfa hay ?

    hi so I have two male piggies I'm pretty sure they are adults the younger one isn't a small baby anymore. so I'm going on a trip tomorrow and ran out of hay I went to the store and all they had was alfalfa hay at the moment, I completely forgot to read up on this type of hay and didn't realize...
  12. B

    White Stuff?

    I have two female guinea pigs. one is 1 year old and the other is 5-6 months. i’ve been noticing today that the oldest female has been mounting the younger and leaving white gelatinous discharge on the bedding and on the younger? should i be worried about this? is she actually a male?
  13. W

    Young Male Piggy’s teeth are uneven

    My male guinea pig teeth are uneven, he is a year and a half old ish and I'm not sure what to do? Is this bad, he still eats at his normal pace and normal amount and is not showing any discomfort or anything
  14. A

    Penis portruding?

    My male guinea pig seems to have his penis stuck outside of his body. I've tried recommendations like cold packs, cleaning it out and massaging it back in but it just pops back out. It looks red and swollen, I'm not sure what else to do.
  15. A

    Repeated cystitis in male guineapigs

    So I posted on here a little while ago about my two 1year old Male guniea pigs. They both had a really bad water infection and were squeaking and weeing blood. Both were treated with metacam and septrin antibiotics. One was treated for 3 weeks one for 2. The infection cleared up and they...
  16. liyahjane

    Bonding Two Male Guinea Pigs

    hey so i’ve been trying to bond my two male guinea pigs and i was wondering if i shouldn’t continue doing the bonding in sessions i looked up on a website and they said if no blood is drawn that the guinea pigs can live together and i can remove the divider from the cage. however, i still don’t...
  17. B

    Male gunie pig

    Hi my name is jade and I'm looking for someone to help me with an issue I dont have the money to bring my gunie pig to the vet and I'm worried because I'm not sure what's happening to him or what's going on my gunie pig keeps losing clumps of hair under his chin and idk what's causing it it's...
  18. Bungie bunnies

    Advice on keeping a trio of males :)

    Hi sorry I’m new to this :) I’ve recently adopted a group of 3 male guniea pigs I can’t pick them up until the lockdown has stopped but before bringing them home I’ve been doing a lot of research and I know keeping one neutered male and a few females would be the best option but because I’ve...
  19. Alexemond97

    Boar bites my face

    Hi, Often, when I’m having lap time with my oldest guy, he seems to go crazy and starts « attacking » my face. He wheeks and comes running toward my face and tries to bite me. He always did that eversince he is young but I never understood why. I don’t think he hates me, because he will come see...
  20. 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...