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  1. nicolecorrine

    Guinea Pigs Legs Not Working

    I just took my guinea pig to the emergency vet because she was wobbling around yesterday and then was unable to move her legs this morning. She was eating and drinking well, however, she was diagnosed with GI stasis at the vet. Something that doesn’t make sense to my vet and I is that she was...
  2. corvidae

    Guinea pig paralysis

    Hello, My beloved 6-year-old guinea pig, Lola, suddenly developed paralysis in her hind legs. She seemed fine the previous evening, but I found her floppy in the morning. She is able to move her hind legs weakly, but cannot walk, and does not respond if I squeeze them gently. The soonest vet...
  3. 12Origlo

    Guinea pig partial paralysis

    I really need help with my Guinea pig he’s about a year and a half old. Previously he’s been paralysed and when I toon him to the vet they said they couldn’t see anything wrong with him. They even suggested putting him down. I put him on osteocare the vitamin and massaged his back legs everyday...
  4. R

    My Guinea Pig is Paralyzed.

    He can't move at all. He is lying completely flat on the ground on his front leg. He is feeling pain. Not too long ago he had trouble eating. We took him to the vet. And we got some meds and critical care. We were able to feed him the meds and critical care. He was slowly able to eat. I hope he...
  5. I

    Specialist Osteocare for inflamed joints/paralysis - Diagnosis: fibrous osteodystrophy

    Hi Crumble is 4 and a few months ago went to the vets for a chest infection and when she came back we noticed 2 of her legs weren’t moving and she was struggling to move. She improved in herself after stopping antibiotics and starting probiotic however her legs didn’t improve. A month ago we...
  6. S

    mystery guinea pig paralysis! please help!

    I checked on my guinea pigs and I noticed one flopped on its side not moving. I at first thought he was dead and freaked out but upon closer inspection I noticed he was still aware, the problem was his legs. He had no control over his hind or front legs and even his head was just flopping...
  7. Sleeksmama

    Cavy with partial paralysis in rear legs: Diagnosed, but in search of tips!

    Hi guys! I am posting this question on behalf of a young friend and fellow cavy lover... Her beloved guinea pig has received a injury to her spine/ nerves and is now paralyzed partially in the rear legs... The guinea pig is my beloved Ralph's sister (I will explain about my complicated guinea...
  8. PiggiesAndPaws

    Guinea Pig 3rd Severe Stroke - Please Help!

    Hi there, my guinea pig has been having strokes since September and I really have no idea what to do! I can’t take him to the vets because they’re all closed, he’s paralysed and can only move his front two paws slightly, he’s still pooping but he looks like he’s dead. I know that he’s still...
  9. PiggiesAndPaws

    Aftercare for a Guinea Pig After a Stroke - Part 1

    A couple of weeks ago my guinea pig suffered from a stroke. There was no particular reason or cause it just happened out of nowhere. He is getting older now and he's approaching 3 years old so his age could be the reason. I wasn't there to witness his stroke but there are a few easy symptoms to...
  10. Este22

    Male Neutered Guinea Pig (~6yo) Unsteady On Hind Legs

    Hi All, This is the first post in 1 year now. You may remember my bladder-pig Sam who had reoccurring UTI's. I haven't been on the forum for so long because he has been so well! Every other day 200mg glucosamine seems to have done the trick... Until 23rd June when he completely lost use of his...
  11. S

    Young Gp: Paralysis And Twitching, Seen Vet, Advice Please

    Hello, Our young boy GP Bob is very poorly. He was limp with his head tilted on one side so we took him straight to the vet but tbh the vet was a bit baffled. He has had a Baytril antibiotic injection and is on oral antibiotics and critical care food via syringe. His back legs appeared totally...
  12. F

    Rear End Paralysis - 3 year Old Sow Require Further Advice

    Trudi one of our 4 X 3 year old sows was showing signs of rear end weakness last week. Other 3 are fine. Her legs were splayed our and she couldn't run so fast. Took her to vet who physically examined her and couldn't find evidence of injury. Prescribed Metacam (only had cat version at 0.5mg/ml...