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  1. Gemm

    teeth problems

    Hi everyone I took my pig (Alvin) to the vet today because over the past few days he has become lethargic and not his usual bright self. He is also struggling to eat and has lost about 60g in past couple of weeks. The vet checked him over and said he couldn’t find anything obvious but it...
  2. T

    Guinea Pig Gut Stasis?

    Hi, last week my guinea pig had a very wheezy chest and was breathing irregularly and so we took her to the vets to be treated for a URI. The vet gave her a week long course of antibiotics which we completed at the weekend. We were not prescribed antibiotics and she had diarrhoea for a couple...
  3. rinlalin

    New Piggie Won't Eat Timothy Hay?

    hello all! i got a new piggie today to be a buddy for my bootsy, but when i went to pick him up, the cage he was in had NO timothy hay whatsoever. just pellets and water. the pigs were all healthy and plump, so it's not looking like they were starving. the boy i picked out ate some pellets on...
  4. HW023

    Pig Off Food, Need Help!

    Sorry, this is gonna be a long one. I need help. Ive had my baby Pigpog for 3 years. i adopted him and they didnt know how old he was so his overall age is a mystery. A few months ago he started drinking more than usual, took him to the vet they said just keep an eye on it, if it get too...
  5. E

    Not Eating And Heavy Breathing

    Hi, my name is Ellie I'm new to this forum as I am desperate for some advice about my pig Tony. At the moment he is not eating, drinking or being his usual self. I can see him heavily breathing and don't know how to help him. He's acting very lethargic as in lying around more than usual and not...
  6. Turtz

    Not Eating For 2 Months - Prolonged Syringe Feeding

    My guinea pig Dougle stopped eating around the beginning of the year. I noticed that he hadn't eaten his pellets for around 2 days so I brought him straight to a vet who said the issue was with overgrown back teeth. He went under GA, the procedure went well, and he should've been able to eat...
  7. Lil3piggies

    Not Eating! Help Please!

    Hello everyone! Worried piggie mummy here! When I got home from work I checked on the pigs as usual, partner had checked on them before he left for work a few hours before I got home and gave them their second lot of greens. When I checked on them Archie was sat in a corner and when I went to...
  8. D

    Dental Not Eating Problem .

    Hello , i'am trying to find some magic way so my piggy Bella will start eating . She stopped eating around 2 weeks ago . After that we visited a vet [normal not spec] that was a mistake by the way , after the teeth cuting *front ones* . Piggy stopped eating totally . Then 2 days later we visited...
  9. S

    In Need Of Some Quick Help!

    Hi everyone. I ran to this forum not too long ago about my guinea pig Chewie's eye. I had taken him to the vet as all of you suggested and the doc told me I had nothing to worry about. Must've just been some hay that poked him and she sent me home with some cream. Now Chewie's got a bigger...
  10. C

    Guinea Pig Won't Eat Pellets!

    My guinea pig, Cabbage (Male), will not eat pellets at all. He has recently been taken off of antibiotics after an infection on his jaw, and now he will literally eat anything but pellets. Hay, fruits, veggies, anything. Even the critical care he needs. He will not drink water either, and his...
  11. Callia

    Piggy Making Low Scream

    Hey, my guinea pig Galibi has been making this strange noise for the past two days. Its like this low screech/moan? Anyway, some background info: I was on here about a year and a half ago about mites, thankfully she's okay now and the vet gave her medicine that would even prevent another...
  12. 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...
  13. T

    Poorly Piggy

    My piggy isn't moving eating or drinking, or making any noise, he was fine this morning but as I came home from college my mum found him in isn't cage limp, she thinks it was fighting with my other pig, she separated them and he is still in the same state he is moving more but still not much, I...
  14. J

    Post Op Piggie Not Eating From Eye Removal.

    Hi guys I'm new to this, I joined because I'm concerned about my piggie. On Friday Ronnie had to have his eye removed, it was a success. He come round well the vet said, she said he had a little to eat and I took him home. The Monday previous I had took him to a different Vet and he had gave...
  15. meggles1410

    Very Poorly Pig With Major Weight Loss! Need Info

    hi there! My Maisie has been refusing to eat and drink since last night and haslost far too much weight (she has a chubby belly but can feel ribs etc) and is over all very lethargic! She has made it through the night but vet is stumped and has told me to syringe mushed up pellets and water and...
  16. J

    Treated For Mange Yesterday Now Not Eating

    Hello everyone I'm new to the site. I have two Guineas, Reggie an abyssinian who I found in the middle of nowhere while walking my dogs, and Flash, his 'roommate'. To cut a long story short, Reggie has quite bad mange, so I took them both to the vets yesterday for treatment. They vet gave them...
  17. C

    Sick Guinea Pig, Skinny And Chewing On Her Legs

    Hi I'm Chloe, I have a female who I think is between 3 and 4 years old. She has always been a smaller guinea pig, but recently she has been getting smaller and bonier, I am trying to not take her to the vet, because my parents are very against it, but if I really need to, I could convince them...
  18. Cavy Kung-Fu

    I Finally Have My Boy.

    My little boy has finally come home with me, infuriatingly my ride was late so I missed my vets appointment for him :hb: I weighed him before I put him in his new home, here's his details: - 5 months old. - Neutered approx 7 weeks ago. - Weighing 556 grams, lighter than he was before neuter...
  19. AdamFrench

    Bereaved Piggy Losing Weight

    Hi, We lost one of your sows on Tuesday and the remaining one hasn't responded very well. She was already in for a scan which highlighted a thickened uterus wall the day after we lost Teri. She never saw Teris body as she was PTS at the vets. She was ok for the first couple of days and now...
  20. Danielle Smith

    Getting A Pig To Eat For Itself After A Month Of Syringe Feeding

    My saga with Tubs is detailed here. We've been syringe feeding him for a month now. In the last couple weeks, he takes a few bits of hay by himself, eats veggies and snacks he likes (coriander, lettuce, peaflakes; he'll often have a go at other veg like pepper too if you leave it in there for...
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