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  1. Dog Cow

    Are My Piggies Okay?

    I have two pigs in a 21” x 44” cage. Is this enough room? One piggy is overweight so I know we need a bigger cage so she can exercise. I’ve removed unnecessary clutter from the cage for more room. But I’m not able to get a larger cage until December. Will they be okay until then? Also, I’m only...
  2. TheLottiediarys

    Bear Seems To Have Put On A Lot Of Weight In A Few Months?

    I'm sitting with Bear my Neutered Male for nail trimming and I'm getting concerned that he's put on a lot of weight It's been happening slowly but I can really see a difference in a couple of months He seems massive today and I'm trying to figure out why. I've been speaking to my partner who...
  3. Ever

    Guinea Pig Weight

    Hello, I just read that if you can feel your guinea pig's ribs (not see, just feel), it means that they aren't overweight. Is this correct?
  4. MunchCrunch&Co

    Massive Piggy - Bloating?

    Hiya First time posting on here. I adopted 2 female guinea pigs 3 weeks ago. Once of them (Muffin) was much bigger than the other (Puffin) but I kind of went with the idea that she was a bit overweight. When I posted a photo online of her last week I got many people telling me she looked...
  5. 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...
  6. bellajessica

    Adopted A 2 Year Old Guinea Pig...help.

    Hello, First time guinea pig owner and adopted a 2 year old guinea pig and i have a few problems. The guinea pig is very fat, the woman who I adopted him from told me that she just fed him all the time and kept him either in the cage or on her knee so he hasn't had much chance to run about. The...
  7. kitkat1

    Lazy Piggies?

    So I have had my pigs for about 4 months. I've been watching guinea pig videos on youtube and I noticed that my pigs aren't as active as other people's. They will sometimes walk around but they mostly just lay down and eat. Is this normal behavior? I usually take them out once a day to get some...
  8. S

    Weight Loss Tips For My Pig?

    Hi everyone! New guinea pig owner here. I adopted a 1 year old GP from a girl at work. It belonged to her 10yr old daughter and wasn't very well taken care of. She never came out of the tiny cage she was in, never had her nails trimmed, and was never given any vegetables. We trimmed up her nails...