sick guinea pig

  1. I

    Please help, very concerned

    I recently adopted another guinea pig yesterday and while checking him out for anything weird I came across many things. First off, he has weird black scabs in his ears and one of his ears are red and kinda swollen. Secondly, there’s this weird scab behind his ear with a little hair loss there...
  2. M

    Blood in guinea pig pee?

    Hi, I’m super worried for my guinea pig! She is eating and drinking fine, not lethargic but ive been hearing her stomach make noises lately like she has a tummy ache or like she’s passing gas. She has had the case of a wet bum for a while but didn’t think too much of it but right now she peed a...
  3. A

    Sick Guinea pig can’t seem to get better

    Hi i am new to this forum and not completely sure how it works but figured i would try anything for some good advice. My guinea pig Sven got sick about 3 weeks ago with a bad upper respiratory infection, I brought him to the vet as soon as I saw the discharge coming out of his nose and they...
  4. S

    I might have given my guinea pig a cold...

    Hi all! I have had my sweet boys for about a year. So far, they are doing great--I have taken them to the vet once about six months ago and they got a clean bill of health. However, I am worried now that I might have given my Mushroom a cold. I was snuggling with him on Friday night and he was...
  5. JasmineGurung

    Guinea Pig bladder stone medication treatment

    Hi, I'm new here and nice to meet you all. I'm Jasmine a guinea pig mother of two boys (Thor and Dior) living in Melbourne, Australia. My Thor is 3 years 5 months old and this year has not been good to him. It started out with a hay poke, then bloat issues, and then a severe UTI which then the...
  6. A

    Unknown Illness?

    Hello everyone! I own four female adult guinea pigs, kept in a large enclosure, so they have enough free space. However, I am having issues with two of my guinea pigs and I'm desperate for answers, it is causing a lot of stress for me and others in the household- as well as the pigs too. We...
  7. Luvx

    Possibly sick guinea pig?

    Hello! I am a new guinea pig owner, and, i just got a new guinea pig from petsmart, its often known that they can sell sick pets, but this one seems fine, it runs around, pooping an awful lot, eating and drinking, sleeping, etc. Things that a normal guinea pig does, but, sometimes i seen him...
  8. C

    Sick guinea pig

    Hello. My piggy started breathing really fast and noisy since the last week. There was no wheezing so I thought it was something normal like dust. Then yesterday (I am not sure if it is classified as wheezing but) there was a noise like some sort of cap is being opened/closed with each breath...
  9. I

    Grunting/Oinking Sound

    Hi there, I have two guinea pigs and one of them seems to not be doing well. He makes a grunting/oinking type of sound. He doesn't really want to eat, and he seems down and calmer than usual. My other guinea pig seems to be more gentle and caring towards him. I took him to the vet and we got...
  10. P

    My guinea pig is acting really weird

    So my Guinea pig ( Bo) is a very skittish, like you walk near the cage and he goes zooming. Eveytime I get to pet him he runs away, even when I offer him food. Today though, my mom woke up to feed them but Bo was laying down and not moving, my mom got super close and even tried moving his body...
  11. P

    Help poorly pigs - Deteriorating digestive problem with blood in the poos

    Hello, I'm new here and searching for answers. I have two piggys cookie and hazzle both of them are four years old. A few months ago I took cookie to the vets with a suspected UTI. She had bulges on her sides, like bloat but my exotic vet said that it wasn't. She was in pain when urinating. We...
  12. J

    Young male guinea pig doesn’t want to leave his hide.

    Hello all, I adopted a young guinea pig about 2 months ago, his name is Francis Madison Grimm. I think he’s about 4 months old now. He has had a very healthy appetite, enjoys zooming around his large enclosure, and yelling at me about every noise I make in the house. But quite suddenly...
  13. G

    Runny one nostril

    Hi, I have just noticed my guinea pig gingy continuesly sneeze a few times in a row and clear discharge leaking from only 1 nostril. He is not lethargic, doesn't have crusty eyes or nose, just wet and runny, only when he sneezes.
  14. Olaysha

    NSAIDs and antibiotic advice

    Hi everybody, I was wondering what people’s experiences with NSAIDs and antibiotics for their guinea pigs have been like. My 6month old guinea pig Chestnut started making choking sounds and hooting last night and I took her to the vet this morning. He checked her up and said that her lungs...
  15. I

    Is my guinea pig sick?

    Hi! I am a week or two into having a new guinea pig named meatloaf. (he has a friend his friend is just unrelated to my question) So meatloaf has been making a breathy sound recently and I am trying to see if hes sick. For some reason it only happens in the mornings from what i've seen. It's not...
  16. lialway

    help

    Hi i’m new to the forum i joined just now because my guinea pig isn’t doing very good he is around 5/6 years old. i woke up today to give them their food, and he usually comes running but he came very slowly and took small to no bites of it. he has this stuff coming out of his mouth and eyes...
  17. D

    My piggy is sick PLZ HELP!

    Hello my name is Jess and my piggy’s name is Daisy. I love Daisy so much! I adopted her for my two older children aged 11 & 9 but they ended up not paying any attention to her as they are children so I became her owner and I fell in love. I spend so much on all the treats at my local pet shop...
  18. jacque_chan34

    Guinea pig makes whistling/clicking noises

    Hello I am new to this forum and to the whole guinea pig life! I have two little guinea pigs, each less than a year old (although I don't know their exact age due to the fact I got them from the pet store... I know, I know, I am now a more educated individual, but I love them more than anything...
  19. S

    Syringe feeding while working

    One of my guinea pigs recently had back to back ear infections, and due to those has developed some dental issues. His front teeth were trimmed but his back teeth still need to be taken care of. He is currently too underweight to under go that process. He is on critical care feed per vet...
  20. Piggiefriend

    !Piggie not quite usual!

    Hello! I have two guinea pigs aged 2 and 1 and the older one seemed a bit quiter today. She is eating but only if i place the food in her house and she is sometimes sleeping outside her house. She usually squeeks when i feed her which she didn’t do today, however she ate some parsley once i put...
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