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  1. O

    Guinea pig teeth trimmed too short?

    I recently noticed one of my boars had crooked top incisors, so I took him to a vet (that supposedly works with small animals) to have his teeth trimmed. Unfortunately, I was not able to go with to this vet appointment, so my mom had to take him. They told us he suffered from malocclusion (what...
  2. MollythePiggylover

    One of my guinea pigs tooth is shorter than the others

    I was playing with my guinea pig the other day when I noticed one of her teeth was shorter than the other ones. I do not remember her teeth being like this before, she is eating fine and drinking. I think it might be her water bottle but I honestly do not know. I do not have a picture but it is...
  3. E

    Dental Ongoing Dental Issues

    Hi! So just looking for may advice about dental issues as I’m just so tired and worried for my little guy. he is about 1.5 years old and is quite big (length not weight). In March he developed an abscess on the side of his chin, and after multiple vets draining it and giving him antibiotics and...
  4. Guineapigmum

    Dental Help and advice needed please! Guinea pig struggling to chew/eat

    Hello all, I'm very worried about my guinea pig. I have an emergency guinea pig specialist vet appointment tomorrow morning. A couple of days ago I noticed my 3 and a half year old female guinea pig taking longer to eat than usual. She was chewing but she was taking ages to consume...
  5. ashleemelda

    Not Eating As Much Hay Beginning 5/7

    On Thursday, May 7, I opened a fresh new bag of hay (I use Oxbow's Timothy Hay/Orchard Grass Blend). Neither of my guinea pigs seemed that interested and preferred instead to eat what was left of their old bag; hay that was arguably less fresh and getting stale. But even then, they did not eat...
  6. kaitlynlovesgpigsx

    not eating after dental check

    so toby our 2.5 year old pig was found on saturday covered in drool. he went straight to vet who as having experience with pig teeth we knew he had malocclusion. vet says that yes back teeth were slightly overgrown but biggest issue was one in particular where food had gotten stuck round the...
  7. LadyLilly

    Dental Syringe feeding - Still not eating 2 weeks after dental

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if someone would be able to offer some advice for my piggy Lilly (who will be 4 next week! :lol:). She went to the vets on april 8th to get her teeth checked as she had some trouble eating. They checked her teeth (removed some sharp edges and made her two upper...
  8. Po and Sandy

    Dental Guinea pig tooth bent back. help

    Hi Recently our guinea pigs Po and Sandy, two boars age 13 months old have been arguing a lot. When I brought them in from outside a few hours ago there was cuts around there noses and faces, when I saw the cuts closer on Po you could see a cut going down into his mouth. I cheacked his teeth...
  9. Hannah P.

    Short front teeth?

    A friend of mine was asking about his pig, Gus, who doesn't like to eat hard food and treats. He was wondering if his front teeth seemed too long. I don't think the bottom are too long, but the top ones seem pretty short, and the gum seems to be poking through in the middle which can't be...
  10. Kirbs

    help asap! - Bad fall with bleeding mouth and coughing

    My guinea pig fell from quite a height. He is walking fine but is coughing quite a bit and the inside of his mouth is bleeding. I can't take him to the vet as they don't do emergency appointments. Do I need to worry? :(((
  11. SydneySharkk

    Guinea pig making weird faces

    I just checked on him right now and he’s making weird faces. Like he has something stuck in his mouth. I know my old guinea pig would make these faces when she was having trouble eating, so it’s just making me worried. I’m hoping it will correct itself soon, maybe it’s just a piece of hay stuck...
  12. Tinychels

    Another piggie tooth issue

    Hello :(! On my previous post, my piggie Ruby has chipped her tooth. Luckily, her tooth grew back by the time I took her to the vet and now she’s fine. The vet did trim the tooth a little, and Ruby screamed (literally, not squealed, she SCREAMED). I kind of don’t want put Athena on the same...
  13. C

    Guinea pig's tooth doesn't grow

    Just like the title says. I visited vet a few months ago and he said it may take a little longer for tooth to grow but nothing chamged since then. Upper teeth are starting to become kinda sharp, one is longer than the other and i'm worried because as i know, guinea pigs teeth are growing their...
  14. BrusselnSprout

    Teeth chattering/grinding please help!

    Earlier today I noticed Sprout sat in his cage chattering and grinding his teeth really loudly. Since then he’s been doing this on and off all day. He seems to be eating normally and there aren’t any obvious signs of injury but I’m worried because he’s never done this before. I’ve made a vet’s...
  15. Gigi Boyer

    Dental Worried the vet hurt my piggie

    Recently came back from holiday to find my three year old boy had lost around 100g and was barely eating. His top incisors were chipped and grey and his bottom ones were significantly over grown. We immediately started him on syringe feed and arranged a vet appointment for a few days time. Once...
  16. T

    Dental Guinea pig not eating after dental work

    Hi all cavvy lovers! We took our beloved 5 year old boar to the vets last Wednesaday as he had stopped eating, the vet kept him in overnight and performed an investigation the following morning. She ended up filing his back teeth at they had curled right over trapping his tongue, and she cut...
  17. N

    Colette's teeth

    a week ago my little Colette nocked her top teeth right off, she's been doing well and eating normaly and they already started to grow back, but now her bottom teeth are a little overgrown, should I take her to the vet or give her sometime to fix it herself?
  18. chubbypigs

    Broken Tooth?

    Hello! My pig, Crank, partially broke his right top tooth today. It's not a crack or a chip, definitely a break, but it's just barely hanging on towards the back. It wiggles when I touch it. I can see that it's a clean break through the root, no blood on him or in his cage, and it's about...
  19. Piggywiggywoo

    Dental Additional incisor from front jaw

    Hi, my 5 1/2 year old intact boar is having some weird tooth problems. Vet says that the molars look okay and the brown at the base of his bottom incisor is fur. Ozzy confirmed this himself as he has cleaned off his teeth and has lovely pink gums. The real problem is that his bottom left...
  20. dannif_piggies

    Soft poos and wet bottom/belly

    So Honey was at the vets yesterday, come home, and she was rather wet and had soggy poops, I assumed her wet belly/bum was from her being in a fairly small space and her just sitting in her own wee, and then the soft poops were from the fact she had her morning veggies, then I packed her some...
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