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  1. Martina97

    Swollen Toe

    Hi everyone, This is Martina from Italy. I'm very worried about one of my two piggies. Last Tuesday, while I was trimming his nails, I noticed that he was missing one and that he had a swollen toe. I can't really think about when he could have lost it - never found any bloodstain in the cage nor...
  2. yayoiharuko

    I'm A Terrible Mom!

    I made my baby bleeed. Ahhhhhh >. < What do I do :c I was clipping his nails. Since they are black I can't see the quick.
  3. Han Heydon

    Issues With Nails & Clipping

    hey wondering if anyone could give me some advice. one of my piggies is all brown including his nails which makes it very hard to see the quick of his nails and he very much hates having his nails cut. As a result he wriggles which makes it that much harder. as a result he often goes a while...
  4. Guineapigfeet

    Nail Clipping Success!

    We managed to clip every single nail on all three piggies with no squeals, tears, blood or protestations today! All was over in 5 minutes! Did them in reverse order if delinquency; Rey, Chewie then BB. The all sat on OH's lap, held sitting up by OH's be-gloved hands and let me snick-snick each...
  5. Guineapigfeet

    Front Nail Clipping Advise

    Does anyone have any tips of advice for clipping front feet? I find them really tricky with my wriggly pigs and they get stressed and we (I) get stressed and BB drew blood today :-( major ouch. Back feet are a breeze, helped along by the fact that they are so far away from the teeth! I feel...
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