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  1. L

    My new Guinea pig

    Hi, I just have a few questions regarding my New Guinea pig. My boyfriend has had guinea pigs in the past to help with his depression, however his parents have kept his previous two. So I surprised him with one a couple of days ago. We were going to get two but they only had males and they were...
  2. sonnie!boy!

    Guinea Pig breathing funny possibly URI

    Hello , Been really worried , :help: in the last 24+ hrs my guinea pig sonnie has been breathing in and out quite rapidly. he's sides of he's abdomen are like popping in and out every time with a constant jolting motion like he cant perform a normal breath. I took him to the vets and they...
  3. J

    Grieving guinea pig?

    I wrote a post on Wednesday that one of my guinea pigs sadly passed due to cancer. We had two boys which has left us with one (both males) and at first my guinea pig was fine. He was a little bit jittery but he has been interacting and eating normally. I took him to the vets yesterday for a...
  4. Sweetpiggums

    Dental Guinea pig will not eat

    We recently adopted a 3yr old male guinea pig called JJ from a rescue and he bonded really well with our other pig of a similar age named Thum. Before we adopted the pig, he had a check up with the vet and there were no issues, although the lady who was looking after him was noticing that he...
  5. R

    Short Hair Guinea Pig, Not eating with puff up hairs? Help?

    This morning I went out to my guinea pigs to feed them and usually when they hear me coming they come to the front of the cage. This time only one came up to the cage and I found the other guinea pig in his tiny house. His fur was all puffed up and his eyes were barely open, I tried to give...
  6. Gemm

    Guinea pig listless and not eating suddenly

    Hi Please can you help. My guinea pig (tiger) is only 1 and 1/2 years old and is usually very active. She was fine last night and ate her treat (a couple of pea flakes) as normal and was begging for more as usual! But this morning she did not stir for her morning veggies. When I picked her up...
  7. EllieAndChester

    Neutered Piggy Not Acting Normal

    This past Monday my little guy got neutered. The vet told me he'd be okay in about a week, but I've begun to worry about him. Out of my two, he is my most active, vocal, and friendly. I have seen him eat, so to say he's not eating would be a little far fetched. He eats his vitamin c tablet in...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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