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  1. A


    Hi I recently got a baby guinea pig from the RSPCA (born Oct 2018) and she has been sneezing since I got her. I've taken her to the guinea pig vet who suggested it was probably a viral infection as she is still well in herself, eating, drinking, running around normally etc and gave me some...
  2. S

    What could be wrong with my Guinea Pig / What are signs of sawdust allergy?

    Hello, Ok so, um, where do I start? My guinea has been squeaking weirdly, like a wheek, but with a wheezy side. She keeps sneezing, but I haven’t noticed her nose running, or anything coming from her eyes, and I’ve checked her cage and there’s no diarrhoea from what I can see. It’s quite...
  3. EllieHawkins

    Running nose and sneezing

    I lost a Guinea pig and it left my eldest Peaches alone. I decided she needs company and looked around for a guinea pig. I found a young Abyssinian girl and I fell in love! She was checked before I took her and she was clear. Once home I put her into my big indoor pen (can’t have guinea pigs...
  4. B


    Bortus has been sneezing a fair amount the last few days, he'll sneeze 3 or so times in a row every few hours. He's had zero other symptoms, eyes ears and nose all look fine he's eating normally, and ive been checking his weight seems to be fine, only thing different would be the sneezing and...
  5. asian piggy


    Everyday, I hear these little puffs of air coming from my piggie Ace (as if he’s blowing his nose!) I’m not too sure if it’s sneezing, but I presume so. Tonight when I refilled their hay rack, Ace rushed to it and started munching but shortly after, started sneezing. About 4-6 in a row! Ace will...
  6. basicpiggies

    Guinea Pig Sneezed After Cage Cleaning?

    Hi! I have three guinea pigs and two of them I just recently brought into my family, and now they’re all living happily together! They have all been getting along, eating, chasing each other, popcorning etc, and things have been smooth. However, today, something concerning (yet pretty...
  7. raining.ashes

    Please Help, Guinea Pig Head Tilting!

    Hi, so my 2 month old guinea pig has been sneezing alot, and was recently diagnosed with a bacterial infection. The vet that I go to has run multiple tests, and so far her explanations of the tests have said that the bacteria is antibiotic resistant, but beyond that she has been very vague and...
  8. raining.ashes

    Sneezing/pneumonia/lousy vet

    So far I have spent nearly twelve hundred dollars at this vet's office trying to clear my two guinea pigs of what the vet said was streptoccal pneumonia. She also said the tests claimed the bacteria was tested not to be resisted to the antibiotics she gave me. After two rounds of antibiotics in...
  9. F

    Guinea pig sneezing after a fight

    So I have 3 male guinea pigs at their “teenage” years and two of them fights a lot, I’ve been trying many solutions in terms of stopping them from fighting (currently) but as I was cleaning their play pen - I left them in another play pen that I keep as an extra - I heard them fighting and...
  10. M

    Guinea pig has been sneezing a lot.

    Hi everyone! So I have two guinea pigs: Cooper and Luna. Yesterday, I used hay as bedding and I immediately noticed that they started sneezing a lot after that and decided to remove it. Luna seems to be fine now, but Cooper is still sneezing a lot. Both seem normal. They eat, drink water, run...
  11. Kevin_Haae

    Sort Of Odd/silly Health Questions From A Newbie Piggie Owner

    So I've bought two piggies from a pet store (no adoption agencies around me as far as I know), and while they seem happy, I wanted to ask 2 things about their health. First question: how often do piggies sneeze typically? my piggies have been sneezing a bit more then I'd expect. I have them in...
  12. Kimberleyccoops

    New Guinea Snuffles

    After recently loosing my old girl, I have got a baby to keep the other girl company (they are about a years difference in age) the new one is about 10 weeks old. They are getting on very well but I’ve noticed they are both snuffling a little bit and sneezing. I’ve read somewhere that they...
  13. Brooke03

    Guinea Pig Sneezing & Coughing

    Hello everyone! :) My guinea pig suddenly starts to sneeze or cough. This usually happens randomly like when I'm petting her or after she eats hay. I know guinea pigs sometimes cough when they eat to fast but I'm still really worried cause this started happening 1 1\2 weeks ago.
  14. csmith9nr


    new guinea pig Sneezing a lot, there not loud just sound like small puff sounds. He's eating, drinking and doing everything else fine. I don't know why and he's been like that since I got him 3 days ago. I can't take him to the vet as I've been working. He's about 8 weeks old, what do you think...
  15. Beans&Toast

    Beans Has A Runny Nose And Sneezing

    I'm panicking about Beans. Last night I noticed a bit of of a wet nose, and the same this morning. She's sneezed a few times too. Obviously I'm panicking about a URI or something. Or could it be that she constantly burrows in hay? She usually has some green in her nostrils from burrowing in...
  16. Zelsi

    Congested Guinea Pig (seen The Vet 3 Times)

    Hi All! I have a piggy called Monty who is just over 2 years old. He lives with his brother Trevor. Trevor's fine and doesn't have any problems. They live in a massive cage with a paper based bedding. It's got a hay rack in it as well of course, with water, pellets etc. I've had guinea pigs...
  17. Picallily

    New Here & Need Advice!

    Hello, I'm Kate and have just joined the forum! I have two guineapigs Pippin(4 years), and Bertie (2 years). I am in need of some advice for Pip, as all of a sudden he has had a sneezing "fit" where he sneezed approx 10 times in 6/7 minutes. I took him out of his cage and he had a little play...
  18. W

    Guinea Pig Is Sneezing

    I have two guinea pigs. They have been treated for a URI a couple weeks ago since they were sneezing and one had a crusty eye. I went on holidays and after 15 days I saw them and they seemed to be doing great, their fur was amazingly soft and they had grown a bit more (they're 4 and 6 months...
  19. Raefire

    Uri Symptoms / Allergies?

    So, I adopted 2 guinea pigs about a week ago, and the bedding they came with causes dust. I understand that dusty bedding is bad for guinea pigs, but I didn't want to stress them out even more by cleaning their cage and replacing their bedding in less than a week. I'm cleaning their cage later...
  20. Mishatoe

    My Guinea Pig Sneezes

    I've had a baby guinea pig for about a month now and the whole time I've been noticing she sneezes. It's usually never excessive, but yesterday she sneezed four times close together. Today it was once. She doesn't seem to have any other symptoms of a URI. She eats like a horse and drinks. She...