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    Rescued boys

    Hello everyone I have recently rescued two boars and I'm doing the typical new (piggy) mum thing of worrying about everything! I have had them just under a week, the larger male Jerry has calmed down a lot but still displays his dominance at every opportunity despite Ben being submissive. I have...
  2. Medina

    Veggie Troubles! Need Help To Replace Some Things...

    Hello! I'm still new here so please be patient and pardon any ignorance hahaha So I adopted this super cute piggie from a rough situation. His whole life, he's eaten only one handful of timothy hay and half a carrot daily - that's it! I'm not sure how old he is, so I don't know how long he's...
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    I Really Messed Up And Need Advice

    I'm really freaking out right now about the health of my guinea pigs. When I first received them the person I got them from did not tell me much about guinea pig care. All he told was that they needed water, hay and pellets. Me being the absolute idiot I am (I know reading this is probably...
  4. Amy-Louise

    Overweight Piggie - Diet Tips Needed!

    Morning all! I am new to this forum - but it has so far provided me with a lot of help with various questions, so I thought I would join up! My piggie, Daisy, has been given antibiotics by the vet a few days ago, and whilst I was there the vet said she needed to lose some weight. I have...
  5. bumbling-bambi

    Favourite Pellet Foods?

    So I'm in the market to potentially change the pellet food that my boys are getting at the moment because what they are on currently seems to be putting weight on them very quickly! I don't want pudgy pigs! Can anyone recommend me some good foods to try out - i prefer to give them the selective...
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    Guinea Pig Health Survey

    Hi everyone! I hope this post is ok... As part of my final year research project for my degree, I am doing a survey of UK guinea pig owners on knowledge and attitudes about health and welfare. It's a short survey of 13 questions, mostly multiple choice and only takes 5 minutes (if that) to...
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