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  1. Barnyard Boars

    Sick Skinnie Needing Advice Asap

    Hello, I'm new to owning piggies and have 2 right now. I have a skinnie named Melvin and a guinea pig named Harvey... I got Melvin close to a year ago, and felt he was lonely and needed a pal so I got Harvey, Harvey has been around probably close to half a year and is still coming around to...
  2. P

    Lump Under The Chin

    Hi! Our piggy has a lump the size of a grap. It's located under the jaw, if you imagine sticking your finger through a mans adams apple, that's where the lump is. The vet took xrays of his jaw, because it's very large and not normal, but it was not causing him any pain. The vet did not mention...
  3. P

    Ulceration Of Eye

    So my guinea pig Cloud whose just over a year old, had an eye ulceration and in the end it was decided to remove the eye which the surgery took place about a month ago. Now he's lost so much weight after surgery although he looked to be doing well before the wound got reinfected which we've...
  4. H

    Severely Underweight And Weak Piggies!

    I'm really really hoping someone can help us. We have three Guinea pigs. One female and two male. The female is the mother of the two boys (she was pregnant when we got her). Our female is just under two. The males are 15 months old. About seven weeks ago they were all healthy. We then noticed...
  5. Cavy Kung-Fu

    I Finally Have My Boy.

    My little boy has finally come home with me, infuriatingly my ride was late so I missed my vets appointment for him :hb: I weighed him before I put him in his new home, here's his details: - 5 months old. - Neutered approx 7 weeks ago. - Weighing 556 grams, lighter than he was before neuter...
  6. Ever

    Guinea Pig Weight

    Hello, I just read that if you can feel your guinea pig's ribs (not see, just feel), it means that they aren't overweight. Is this correct?
  7. amyhr95

    Squeaky Pig, But Not The Good Squeaks

    My guinea pig Smudge appears to be making some odd squeaks lately. It started two weeks ago and I initially thought it may be early signs of an upper respiratory infection, therefore took him to the vets to get checked. They checked everything; heart, lungs, teeth, poops, and felt for any lumps...
  8. Elgifu321

    Guinea Pig Specialists In The North West?

    I have 2 male guinea pigs that are about four years old, Oswyn (pronounced: Oz-win) and Rupert and both have generally been healthy up to now- in fact the only time I can remember visiting the vets with them was when I found a wart on Ruperts bum It's harmless though but better to be safe than...
  9. AnnaLorelei

    Nym Not Recovering From Dental Work For Malocclusion, I Don't Know What Else To Do

    Hi everyone, I'm so sad to have to post this but I don't know what else to do for my girl Nym. She is four years old and has always been a small pig, 750-800 grams well weight but she dropped quickly to 650g and was coughing when she ate and started slobbering. Straight to the vets and diagnosed...
  10. Chloe131

    Emergency Overgrown Back Teeth Are Making My Piggy Poorly!

    Hi, I need some advice on what I can do to healthily fatten up my piggy? She has been steadily loosing weight for just under 3 months and despite taking her to 2 different vets 4 times they have yet to say what is wrong with her and don't even seem worried! But I know its her back teeth and she...