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  1. Angelcake30

    Small bump on nose

    I just now noticed this strange bump on my piggies nose and I was just wondering if anyone knew what it was and could help me out. Couldnt get this piggie to hold still for anything (she just wanted to see what this strange object was trying to take a picture of her :P) So sorry for the poor...
  2. UhreGuineas

    Long Hair Care!

    Hey everyone! I recently adopted a baby long hair guinea pig. I was wondering what hair care is needed when she is older! I am not a 100% sure what long hair breed she is but I believe she is a silkie(Sheltie) if that helps! I want my little girl to have the locks of a angel, so throw it all...
  3. ToastandBeans

    Taming Pudding!

    Pudding has had a day to settle in, so we got her out with her tube (it’s her favourite hiding spot:yahoo:) and she stayed in there for a while. She eventually came out and had some fuss. When she was hiding, she buried herself in by me.. she’s so cute..! Not too sure... You don’t seem too...
  4. P

    Husband Allergic To My Piggies

    Hello all. I am in a bit of a predicament! I have had some piggies for over a year now and my husband has suddenly developed a wheezy chest, difficulty breathing, runny nose and watery eyes. He has gone to the DRs and they have diagnosed him with an allergic reaction to "something", and they...
  5. Little Pigs

    Personalities, Breeds And Colourations Of Peoples Piggies!

    So I just wanted to talk about our piggies and have a chat :roll: What's the name of your piggies? how old are they? what breed are they? what colouration are they? what are they like personality wise? So, one of piggies Ollie - bless his little soul - is a right charmer and peoples person but...
  6. KarenD

    Guinea Pig Has Big Cut. Help!

    I have two piggies that are blood brothers and they are over a year old. Today I noticed them fighting and while cleaning their room I noticed a huge cut on the back of one of them. The one who got the cut was the one who was trying to run away from the other one. I have absolutely no idea what...
  7. Koko

    Need Floor Time Advice!

    Heya! Just wanting to get advice and know how you all do floor time with your piggies? How long do you keep your piggies out for floor time? Pics would be helpful too!
  8. NoiNoi

    Severely Matted Long-haired Piggie!

    Hello all, hope you're having a lovely day! To the point! Today I adopted Ozzy, a 2 and a half year old Piggie from a work associate who, putting it nicely, didn't much care for him after his first owner passed away. I said I would look after the little fella, having owned piggies (short...
  9. Alexandra West

    Nail Polish On A Piggie?

    Hey! I was at my friends house yesterday and she got a guinea pig a few days ago, and she was painting his nails with O.P.I nail polish. I told her it was a bad idea, but she didn't listen. She's had around 4 piggies before, so I wanted to ask the question if this is actually safe or not. For...
  10. Megannah

    Piggie Photo Shoot

    My pigs love there photo being taken:)
  11. Elgifu321

    Share A Pig Of Your Snuggly Guinea Pigs!

    I love seeing pics of really cuddly guinea pigs that are super comfortable with their owners. Rupert, my 4 yo piggy is always happy to snooze on my lap! Here's a few pics! Share pics of your piggys if they do anything like this or are simply cuddle monsters :love:
  12. Guineapigfeet

    Nearly 1 Years Old Ish

    My three girls are somewhere around their first birthday (basically anytime in September!) BB is currently the heaviest (!) at 850g, Chewie is 830 and Rey is 780g. Here's a *few* pictures. I have got a video of them leaping the chair legs, but I haven't got around to uploading it to YouTube!
  13. Molly Isabella

    Guinea Pig Won't Eat Hard Foods?

    Hi everyone! Okay, so my piggie Kenco has not been right for a while. She seemed to be losing weight and not eating hard foods. By that I mean the foods like carrot, cucumber, pepper. Anything with a bite to it, really. She devours her greens, loves them. So, of course I took her to the exotic...
  14. M

    Should I Get Her A New Cage?

    My Guinea pig is around 4-5 years old, I don't remember exactly when we got her but she is a little old. Her sister recently passed away from an unknown health problem, so I've been keeping my remaining piggie busy. Getting a new pig is out of the question, I just can't afford it. Plus, when my...
  15. Alliepig

    Youtube! Poll!

    How's it going guys so I have a YouTube channel. I was just wondering if any of you guys we interested in seeing my babble about my piggies and my other lovely pets. On my channel I will make vlogs, hauls, reviews, history about hamsters and my experinces with them. So if you whold like to see...
  16. Stayc1989

    Piggy Safe Wood Paint

    Hi, I was just wondering if anyone knows of anywhere that I can buy some wood paint/stain safe for Guinea pigs. My boyfriend made them a little wooden house for the garden and I would like to paint it but they love gnawing on it too so would need paint safe for piggies and weather proof x
  17. Beans&Toast

    Tall Piggies

    Beans and Toast have been doing their stretches tonight... Goodnight everyone :luv:
  18. M

    Piggie Not Eating And Is Limp

    My female Guinea pig, Lucky, is around 4 years old, give or take. We bought her at Petco and have gotten a defect Guinea pig from there before we'd gotten Lucky and Rees (my other pig), so maybe I should've learned my lesson. Yesterday morning I put a pile of carrots and celery and hay in...
  19. M

    Help? Guinea Pig Can't Pee And Is In Lots Of Pain...

    My Guinea pig, lucky (ironically), is a female and she's about 4 and a half years old. She's got a sister who's much much (about .5lb) heavier than she is and my Lucky got much thinner over the past few months, you can feel her bones all over. Recently I've heard grunting and squeals (painful)...
  20. kitkat1

    Making A Diy Piggie Name Tag

    Hi! Here are some instructions for making this cute hangable name-tag for your piggies! You can hang it up on your guinea pigs' cage and it is really simple to create. Materials: Small square of cardboard 2-3 pieces of printer paper Tape Sharpie Markers (any colors) OPTIONAL: Glitter Modpodge or...
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