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parasites

  1. L

    Has anyone had parasites- Klossiella?

    So long story short I have had 9 of my pigs die since December. I spent $2000 at the vet trying to figure it out and finally we have answers. Not 100% but based on what they found in the tissue the vet is assuming this is all it is- They found necrotising hepatitis in his adrenal gland...
  2. R

    Losing weight, but no other symptoms.

    Hi everyone, My 3 & 1/2 year old guinea pig Gretchen is usually around 1-1.1kg (she’s usually a curvy girl), but about 2 months ago she had dropped down to 870g. So I took her to the vets, who weren’t too worried as she’s still bright, alert, moving, eating, drinking, peeing, pooping, good coat...
  3. T

    Lice help?

    Hiya, Unfortunately I'm back with more (different) skin issues. I noticed some tiny white worm-looking things moving in my guineas fur - I think they're lice, but will get them checked by a vet to be sure and get treatment for them. I have noticed them scratching a bit, but no...
  4. C

    Guinea Pigs Have Lice?

    I noticed today that my 2 male guinea pigs seem to be very irritable and itching themselves much more than usual. When I tried to pick them up they chittered angrily and did not want to be picked up. After I wrangled one, I looked at his fur an noticed there were moving parasites on his back...
  5. GeorgiaHarris

    Bald spot?!

    I’ve noticed my 5 year old boar has got a bald spot on his bum. We’ve previously had problems with lice so I immediately thought he had got them again or maybe had mites so he’s been through a treatment of ivermectin and I’ve washed him with georgeous guineas lice shampoo but it’s still there...
  6. T

    Hair Loss, Flaky Scabby Skin. Help:(

    hi there! I have an elderly Pig at 7 years old and she has been the happiest, healthiest pig ever until recently. I noticed that on her neck and stomach area she has lost a lot of hair over time it hasn't been drastically and I'm wondering why? :( Someone suggested that it could be dental...
  7. Monty the Grey

    Not Malocclusion But Refusing To Eat, Dropping Food, Drooling And Diarrhea

    Hi, my girlfriend and I are rather desperate with our 2.5-year-old Monty, who's been feeling unwell for the past 2-3 months. Right now he's only eating very little (having lost almost 100g in the past week), we have to force-feed him instant hay (RodiCare) and hand-feed him vegetables and fruit...
  8. Beans&Toast

    Excessive Biting/scratching- Possible Parasite.

    I've noticed for about a week now Beans has green/yellow marks at her bum from her using her mouth to scratch (it's very obvious as she's mostly all white) I wasn't too worried because she wasn't obsessively scratching it was just occasional. But I've noticed today she's really pulling hard at...
  9. WinnieandBear

    Lice Treatment Working Or... Not?

    Hello! I recently posted about my two girls and discovered that they have lice. They have seen a vet who couldn't find any lice but I was sure I had seen a couple so they both had a shot of ivermectin and he said to return in one week. That was on Saturday and my girls seem to be even more...
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