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  1. Bethanie97

    Guinea pig eye advice (warning: photo)

    >>TRIGGER WARNING PHOTO<<<<< Hi I have a 2year old Sheltie Guinea pig, she has already been diagnosed with fatty eyes, apparently as she is more “flat faced” than normal piggies. she has recently developed the problem in the photo, it’s like extra skin popping out from behind her eye (only...
  2. J

    Any ideas anyone?

    Hi, I've not long joined the Guinea Forum but have read it a lot before for advice. I trust this forum and need some advice from experienced guinea owners as my poor Marcus has been passed from vet to vet (in the same practice) as they can't find the problem. Three weeks ago during a general...
  3. Lazw

    Emergency 7 month old guinea pig - pain and weight loss

    Hi all, So my lovely young piggy Holly is producing this bright yellow and orange pee this morning. I saw some orange and very dark brown stains in their hutch this morning so I put them in an enclosure on just puppy pads to see who it was, and it's Holly. ☹️. The pee is coming out this...
  4. al34ex

    Pelvic Symphysis Dilated - Pain Management

    Hi everyone, One of my piggies, Charlie (about a year old) gave birth last November to 3 healthy babies (she was unknowingly pregnant when I got her last September). Since then, she has been struggling with dirty wet urine bum (with no other symptoms) and despite my best efforts to keep her...
  5. Livvysquish

    Please help & advice!

    Please!help/advice! Hey! I really need some advice or help before going the vet. My piggy spice has recently had hay poke and recovered with eye drops. I found out by her squealing when being picked up. Once the hay was out she didn't squeal again. Its been a bit under a weak and when I...
  6. adussiaQ

    My piggy is suffering, what’s the best option?

    Hello everyone, I’m looking for your opinions My skinny pig Jelly is suffering a lot. He has been showing signs of aging (although only 4 years old) for a few months now but since this month it’s been getting worse and worse. since summer he’s lost a lot of weight despite eating well. He then...
  7. Lorenslittlepigs

    Guinea Pig in pain when he wee/poo

    Hi everyone, Jerry my guineapig is 7 years old. On Monday I noticed a case of fly strike starting on his back (during the heat wave it has been incredibly hard to keep cool whilst keeping flys away) it was early days so luckily got rid of the maggots and took him to the vet where she checked him...
  8. piggydobz

    Pig squeaking when peeing / pooping

    Hiya, Our piggie Howard has suspected bladder stones. Unfortunately the vets he has seen haven’t been the quickest to diagnose anything and its been about 3 weeks since the first symptoms started. Vets gave him a week of Baytril to try incase UTI, however there was no improvement. In the last...
  9. A

    Squealing and not eating

    Hi PLEASE HELP, I have been having trouble trying to decipher what is wrong with my guinea pig. He is only 5 years old and has never had a problem before. This morning I woke up and went to feed him and noticed he was squealing a little too much and they didn’t sound like his normal squeals is...
  10. D

    Guinea pig broken bone?

    Basically, I was holding my guinea pig then I got squirted with water (unintentionally) and the pig jumped from my arms and landed on the floor, she ran and then I picked her back up and examined her and she seemed fine, just shocked. I then carried her out back to the cage and when I got near...
  11. yvette langford

    Bladder

    Syrup, 5 months old, cries every time he urinates. There’s no blood in the urine, he’s had an ultrasound & x-rays to rule out stones. All clear. The vet sent off a urine sample, results came back negative. He was prescribed baytril and loxicom, he finished the course. Still not better. I asked...
  12. basicpiggies

    Sudden Aggression From Sow

    Hi everyone. I have three guinea pigs. Two of them I adopted at the same time and they’ve always been glued at the hip and very close. Starting last night, one of them has seemed to not be able to coexist with the other one. Even if her friend passes her, she starts loudly chattering and getting...
  13. L

    Please help:( my babies are Ill....

    Hi, I am new to this forum, so hello fellow guinea pig owners :) Firstly, I have owned Guinea pigs for years! Absolutely love them. Our ones live outside in hutches and in a run during the day. I currently have 4 rescue piggies, 3 of them being females and one male. Yesterday, I decided to...
  14. Kallasia

    Metacam - pain relief

    Hi all! So, after his surgery, Errol has been on 0.3ml of metacam daily. It's helped with his recovery and given older brother Binky some respite for a few hours after Errol takes it - it makes him go all funny, stumbling around and napping loads, like he's high or tripping! I said about the...
  15. Devyn50

    Meloxicam For Piggies

    I asked my vet for Metcam for Hamlets pain. Hamlet weighs 505 grams or a little over a lb. Vet had to order it. What came in was Meloxidy / Meloxicam.....for dogs only. I asked if this was the same type of med as Metcam. Was told it was and I could use it for piggies. Anyone used this med...
  16. K

    Guinea Pig Scabs

    Hey, Guys! It's me again. Now, as some may know, I had to separate Lalo and Harold but their cages are right next to each other. Harold is fine and running around all happy. Lalo is being his lazy cute self but recently, I've been seeing Lalo act..strange. Very strange. It started with...
  17. Devyn50

    Metacam Or Not

    Hamlet, had stroke, won't eat hay, only some pellets and soft vegies. Gets supplemental meals of critical care. Vet states because of neroulogical damage to right side of head, he can't chew well. Said will need critical care feedings for life. If not eating pellets, he sits all hunched up and...
  18. Shauni

    Dirty Belly/bladder Problems

    Dear all, I have a question for my sweet guinea pig Nala. She is 5 years old and has been diagnosed with bladder cancer that has spread to her lung and bones. She had a history with frequent urinary tract infections, sludge and bladder stones since she was 8 weeks old. 4 weeks ago she had a...
  19. Gemm24

    Unhealing Wound

    hi My Guinea pig Ruby cut herself on her left back side in April this year and I took her to the vets who said it looked like she has scraped herself on something and not to worry. Since then it has opened a couple of times so I have washed it and monitored her and it hasn't bothered her...
  20. MadPiggies :D

    Scratch Scarring

    My piggies are sick and when syringe feeding I ended up with a big scratch on my hand from they not cooperating. Will it scar!?! XO I have had it for around 2 days and it's going a bit brown
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