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  1. D

    Crusty red spot on belly

    Hi there, just went to hold my skinny pig Stella, and noticed this weird mark/rash on her belly. It's a reddish circle with dry skin on it. I'm new to this form and don't know how to upload pictures so if someone could let me know how to do that it would be much appreciated. I'm seriously...
  2. twolittlenoses

    how can i minimise guinea pig smell?

    hello! so i am new here and this is my first post thread thingy, and i was wondering if someone could give me some advide on what to do with guinea pig smells. my guinea pigs live in my room, but they wont be able to for much longer if the smell continues like this. i really love having them...
  3. zoe.sterns

    New Baby Guinea with Issues? please help

    ok so today i picked up my two 5 week old silkie board from a breeder. one of them has me a little worried. he has a weird scar on his eye and what seemed to be a pimple or scab on his neck? both small. he also is pretty slobbery and has a lot of saliva in his mouth? the next off thing is that...
  4. J

    Help. My guinea pig is grieving and has G.I. Stasis!

    What’s happening to my guinea pig? My guinea pig Chester is usually a very energetic and healthy guinea pig, but ever since his cage mate passed a few days ago he has been lethargic and depressed. He stopped eating and pooping so we brought him to the emergency vet and they said he has the...
  5. P

    How fast can a URI form?

    We just went to the vet today, where my guinea pigs' lungs were checked. The vet said they sounded completely clear and fine, so we took them back home and they were/and still are being amazingly active and themselves. However during floortime, one of my piggies sneezed twice hard-sneezes in a...
  6. P

    Crusty eye?

    My guinea pigs recovered from a URI about two weeks ago. Yesterday, we picked them up from a four-night stay at my grandma's house. After bringing them back home, I noticed one of my piggies had a bit of white crust in the inner corner of her eye. Although a bit sleepy, she was acting and eating...
  7. P

    Can this URI return?

    My guinea pigs recently got off of Baytril for a URI, four days ago. Those four days ago, we got a recheck at the vet and they said everything sounded perfect. However, it's today that i still noticed some sneezing. I honestly can't tell if it's more than usual but I'm still worried that it...
  8. P

    PLEASE HELP - URI

    Everyone, my guinea pig Popcorn (female, 4.5 years old), is suffering from a URI. She's currently lethargic, is sneezing more than usual, sometimes makes a crackling sound, and is breathing quite loudly every once in a while. She still has some energy, as she has ran a tiny bit (but fast). She...
  9. H

    They are so noisy what do I do

    So I am very new to this don’t know if I am posting this in the right place but anyway I really need help as I just got 2 female guinea pigs today and they seemed to settle in fine. Shy to start with but came out abit and wernt overly loud or really quiet. It is now currently 3.23am and they...
  10. E

    Thick layer of crust covering vagina?

    My little piggy has gone through alot. I think she's like two months old? Unsure. She's a problematic albino. She had gotten surgery on her eye. And while doing the surgery she was accidentally burnt on her stomach near her vagina. She had since healed from that but it has definitely left a bald...
  11. cavyluver16

    Please help! Unknown tumor!

    Hi all! My 1 1/2 year old female American Satin "Sleek" has suddenly formed a lump just in front of her right rear leg just a bit behind her teat, and two small lumps under her chin. About Sleek: 1. She is 1 1/2 years old. 2. She has had one litter of pups born 11/17/18 there where 5 pups in the...
  12. B

    2 New boys... 4 bores total.....

    Please someone help me. I’ve my same boys for almost a year, Felix and Rufus. I think it was a bad idea in the beginning to take in 2 more bores just yesterday.... I couldn’t tell myself no though because these ones where severely neglected; both 3 year olds who never had their nails trimmed EVER...
  13. B

    Help please!

    Hi , My guineas name is Hendrix , he’s 3.5 years old and I can’t really explain how scared I am for him. Right now I am going through a bit of trouble financially. I just had enough to get his teeth & nails clipped this month, not enough for a 100$ exam like I know he needs. They didn’t give me...
  14. raining.ashes

    Supplements//Boosy Immune System

    Hi, I have 2 sick (the vet originally said they had pneumonia but she has been unclear recently if that is still the case) guinea pigs (1 of which is nursing) and because they are both under a year the vet says that the antibiotics to treat their illnesses are unsafe for them. While the vet and...
  15. Gemm

    teeth problems

    Hi everyone I took my pig (Alvin) to the vet today because over the past few days he has become lethargic and not his usual bright self. He is also struggling to eat and has lost about 60g in past couple of weeks. The vet checked him over and said he couldn’t find anything obvious but it...
  16. Ineedapiggie

    Convincing My Parents For A Guinea Pig.

    Hey! I've wanted two guinea pigs for a really long time now. But, my parents keep on saying no. I've done everything though. I have written a four page essay all about them, why I want one. They keep on saying that they stink and are really hard work. I know they are but I'm really...
  17. Salt and Pepper

    Bladder Sludge ?

    Hi, to update you after my previous post I visited an exotics specialist today who showed us the X-ray our local vet had taken (they told us it was clear) and pointed out an area of possible sludge in the bladder. She explained that we could have another x-Ray under anesthetic to confirm if...
  18. S

    Two Females Fighting I’m Heartbroken!

    Ok so I have had one female for about 8 months and a month ago got another young female for her. Fina is about 9 months old and Phoebe is about 3 months. I introduced the correctly on neutral grounds a few times before housing they together. Fina immediately established herself as the dominant...
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