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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Tinychels

    Guinea pig breaks her front tooth

    Hello! I was doing a health check on my piggies, and I found that Ruby broke her tooth! I’ve seen cases that piggies break their teeth & they grow back on their own. But Ruby almost broke her entire tooth :(. Her vet isn’t open today, & the soonest I can bring her in is probably Thursday. She’s...
  4. Gemm

    Dental Missing teeth and not eating!

    Hello A while ago my guinea pig Alvin lost his bottom incisors and over time his top ones grew so he had a dental. Since then he has been though the wars, he initially improved and then got worse and was loosing weight fast. I took him back to the vets who diagnosed an ulcer and he was given two...
  5. Kilimomo

    Kili's damaged tooth - extraction?

    Hey there. One of my guinea pigs has damaged his tooth. In a really strange way. It has broken diagonally. (left in the picture) I called the vet station and a nurse told me it would have to be extracted/removed. Anyone here with experience on tooth extraction? How will it actually happen...
  6. Speedy Piggie

    Loose Tooth!? !urgent!

    Hello! I'm quite a new guinea pig owner so i don't really know what to do!? Basically, my guinea pig has a loose tooth. Whilst the other tooth looks shorter.. 1st of all, I am scared that my guinea pig's tooth is broken, cause this Youtuber has had a guinea pig with a broken tooth and that obv...
  7. CarolineRenee

    New Rescued Piggy Very Skinny

    Hi, I rescued a female piggy and her 6 week old pup a couple weeks ago. Her name is Harley and she's approx. 6 months old. The rescue has a great, established reputation and Harley was vet checked and cleared for adoption. She is very skinny. I can feel her ribs, pelvic bone and she's got skinny...
  8. AnnieSue

    Dental Recurring Tooth Abscess On An Elderly Piggy

    I don't know where else to turn for advice on my guinea pig. Sorry this is so long, but I want to include the whole story and I'm terrible at being brief :/ TL;DR - 7-year-old guinea pig with tooth abscess that won't heal. Lance and drain for the 3rd time or insert surgical drain? Caramel is 7...
  9. PiggyOinkOink

    Poor Benji Has Dental/abscess Issues :( ...please Check Your Piggies Teeth Regularly As Standard!

    I noticed that one cage had slighly lose stools for months but I thought it was Rebecca and took her to the vet to find it was a UTI. I separated her from her cage mate, Benji, for 3 days to see who was doing the stools but they both seemed normal so I put them back. The loose stools came back...
  10. leahp1803

    Chipped Tooth

    my Guinea pig pickles has somehow managed to chip his tooth, I don't think he's in pain, as he is still trying his hardest to eat, and he squeaks like mad near enough all the time, he can still eat his veggies if I break them up to be small, I'm not sure what he chipped his tooth on, but I'm...
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