respiratory infection

  1. S

    Respiratory Infection not improving

    Hi all, I need advice. Monday i took my guinea pig to the vets as he had a little wheeze. By the time we got there the wheeze was gone and they listened to his lungs, heart, weighed him etc and he was in perfect health from what they could tell. Tuesday morning I went to check on him and he...
  2. Piglington Ali

    Azithromycin dose

    I have found posts stating Simon and others prescribe azithromycin 200mg/5ml at 1ml per kg once daily. My vet has prescribed 0.6ml once daily for my 1.16kg piggy Tiny Tiger for a respiratory infection. This is half the dosing above. I'm wondering, though, if this is acceptable and that this...
  3. lialway

    respiratory infection

    hi everybody, I think my guinea pig has a respiratory infection. I woke up this morning to give my guinea pigs their treats like I always do and I noticed with one of my guinea pigs he had this discharge coming out of his eyes and his nose. He keeps coughing and sneezing in his breathing sounds...
  4. vvipb

    Does my guinea pig have a heart condition?

    Hi, I’m new to forums and stuff so bear with me. So a couple hours ago, I woke up in the night and heard a weird short moaning sound that kept repeating coming from my guinea pig cage, I got my two guinea pigs out (both females) and realised one of them kept on making a hooting kind of sound...
  5. R

    Is wood varnish safe for piggies?

    I've heard seen this story quite a few times on various websites, but i've not yet seen a certain answer. I recently built a hutch with my dad, and he insisted on painting the wood with a varnish. I told him it was best to avoid it and i didn't want him to but he did regardless. He painted it...
  6. jennabeauchesne

    Eye protruding a bit?

    Hi all! I have four lil piggies houses in a fleece-bedded C&C enclosure me and my hubby put together. I have one piggy, Addy, who I’ve just noticed has her left eye skin protruding a bit. There was the slightest bit of crusties on the opposite corner, and her other eye is just a bit watery...