recovery

  1. F

    Poop check pls

    My piggy has been on antibiotics for 8 days now and her poops are being weird ever since. We've been feeding her probiotics and syringe feeding hay and pellets to her. No veggies. At first she was always hiding, maybe because of the antibiotic side effects but now she's coming outside and...
  2. Spoink

    Weaning back onto hay after Recovery?

    Hello, me again! Just looking for some advice really - I am wondering if anyone has any tips or tricks on getting your piggy’s interest back into hay after syringe feeding? My little girl Biscuit is now gaining weight again and is beginning to thrive, she is more active in herself and more...
  3. Spoink

    Please help me, I’m going round the bend

    My guineapig Biscuit was diagnosed by the vet with an infection, prescribed us Loxicom anti inflammatory (0.4ml every 12 hours) and Baytril antibiotics (0.5ml once a day). We did around 7 days course of this, she stopped eating. Obviously, we took her back to the vets and they have given us...
  4. Amyspuddan

    Gut stasis after care and advise please!

    Hi everyone Please could I have someones advice on my piggy and what I should do? I took my piggy to the vet as he wasn't eating. He got diagnosed with gut stasis and was advised to keep him for 24hours, so he was kept in and treated for the 24hours. We got him back fed him as normal and gave...
  5. PinkCoatGirl

    Ovarian Cancer

    My poorly Lilly pig is just shy of her 3rd birthday and has been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. I noticed blood in her urine, the only sign that anything was wrong. And with her cage mate not long having recovered from a UTI I took Lilly to the vets. I knew something was amiss as there was no...
  6. Nicky71

    Post Antibiotic Care .

    My neutered boar , Toffee, has been on a week long course of antibiotics to treat a URI. He seems to be over the URI now but he is very much not himself . He mostly sits still , somewhat hunched and with his chin on the floor . His coat looks a different condition too.He will eat a little if...
  7. Anon--

    Need Some Help

    I'm new to this site and to the situation my guinea pig is in, but anyway to start things off I need to explain everything. So about a week ago my guinea pig, Blake, had to be spayed to remove an ovarian cyst. The operation went fine and everything after that was going well, long story short...
  8. pnwgranny

    Update On Eli

    I can't remember what I posted and what I didn't. Eli has emergency surgery on his teeth instead of having to wait til next week. He had stopped eating and drinking water. My vet said bring him in on Thursday and they syringe fed him critical care during the night and did his procedure...
  9. Watermelon-Pets

    Amputations - Help And Advice

    We all know Piggies are very expensive to care for, and sometimes they are impossible to afford. Broken legs are a common problem, yet cost a lot to fix. My piggy Chocolate broke her leg and when I took her to an exotic specialist the price was too high to repair the leg. A different vet offered...
  10. Beans&Toast

    Toast's Hair Starting To Grow Back

    After a stressful and painful couple of weeks Toast was barbaring quite badly. She pulled the fur from her chin out and was left with a bald patch. :( Now she's pain free and happy she's stopped barbaring and her little beard is growing back nicely :D:love:
  11. Muffin&Crumble

    Recovery After Spay

    Hi Everyone, My first post so bear with me! On Monday my two little girls Muffin and Crumble underwent a spay. Crumble's behaviour had changed dramatically so our vet suspected an ovarian cyst, and recommended a spay - we decided it was best to also have Muffin spayed as keeping her intact...
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