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  1. Celine298

    Dramatic weight loss and blood in pee...

    I was on here a while ago because my boar Sunny was spotting what appeared to be blood in his urine. I went to the vet and they said it could be anything from a UTI to an internal cyst, but because he should no outward symptoms of discomfort or changes in his behavior it was a mystery. Fast...
  2. B

    Help please!

    Hi , My guineas name is Hendrix , he’s 3.5 years old and I can’t really explain how scared I am for him. Right now I am going through a bit of trouble financially. I just had enough to get his teeth & nails clipped this month, not enough for a 100$ exam like I know he needs. They didn’t give me...
  3. Incredipigs

    Help! - Bleeding from the bum

    So I noticed yesterday my 5 year old guinea pig, Charity had some kind of abcess on her cheek. Today she is heavily bleeding from her front bum. The blood is bright red. I can't get her to the vet until Tuesday. My grandma reckons she is having a baby. There is a chance she could have been...
  4. B

    UGRENT: dog got to Guinea pig

    Hello, my dog Panda was unattended and my mum was supposed to watch that he didn’t get to my guinea pigs but failed - Morgan is fine but Panda was chasing Bumble. Bumble got terrified, naturally, both my mum and I searched him for injuries but he seems to have no visible damage, although the...
  5. MissGpigQueen

    Guinea pig scared of storm.

    Ginger has been sat on my knee shaking during the thunderstorm. I have given her food, places to hide, talking reassuringly and petting but she is still scared. She has never experienced a storm like this before. Any suggestions on how to calm her?
  6. S


    I found that my guinea pig pee is leaving this white compound , I am observing it from 4-5 days and today it's little gritty too , what could it be? Help?
  7. Z

    *** should I get a rabbit ? *****

    Hi , I’ve just lost my hamster a while back and even though I couldn’t ever replace him I’ve been looking into animals that could kinda fill the hole . I looked at guinea pigs and now I’m looking at rabbits . I’m not sure what small animal to get but I’m really concerned on how much rabbits...
  8. P

    Urgent: Please Help My Guinea Pig

    My guinea pig is very sick and I can't pay her vet bills and I'm very scared she will die. Could you please donate? Thank you so much. It means the world to me LINKS REMOVED BY MODS. Breach of forum rules
  9. 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...
  10. Griselle

    Help! Guinea Pig Bloated?

    So, I have had Shadow for over a year. Oreo and Shadow have never had problems with lettuce nor tomatoes. Today as I was changing their cage, I noticed Shadow looked extremely bloated, but Oreo did not. I have always fed them timothy hay, but today I ran out, and had to wait for my fiance to...
  11. J

    Pink Urine And Soft Stools?

    I just noticed that my guinea pigs urine seems to be slightly pink. I changed her bedding this morning and it looks like shes gone quite a few times since then, but they seem to have a slight pink tint to them. Her stool is pretty soft as well. Its also almost tear drop shaped. Shes not acting...
  12. A

    My Guinea Pig Has Bathroom Issues?

    Hello! My little guinea pig Chili is about 5 years old now, & for the past three days we've noticed he seems to have a big bathroom issue. I was cleaning his cage, and I noticed there was literally no poop, and then all of a sudden there's just a giant ball of poop in the corner where he was...
  13. Mishatoe

    Will My Guinea Pig Be Okay Breathing Paint Fumes?

    My mother painted the living room and will be painting for a few days. My piggy is in my room which is connected to the living room directly. At night, I'm not allowed to close the door so the smell is coming in. Will my guinea pig be okay? I have my window open and my air purifier on as well.
  14. Williams15

    Worried About Bloat!

    Hi, I'm new to this site so apologies if there is already an existing topic on this. I own two sows who are three years old. Yesterday I was giving them cucumber when I noticed one of my guinea pigs, who is the bigger of the two, had a slightly swollen stomach. At first I thought she may have...
  15. Lolaandsandy

    Sore Eye, Tilting Head. Please Help Now!

    I took the cover off my piggy hutch this morning and found my 1 year old female guinea pig just sitting there not moving, we discovered that her eye wouldn't open and we are really worried. She is tilting her head to the side of the sore eye and we don't know what to do. We gave her her...
  16. A

    Urgent - Please Help Bear

    My guinea pig's name is Bear, and he's maybe around 8 months to a year old. He's always been really happy and energetic but recently has been really itchy and lethargic. We took him the pet store and they said he said fruit and sugar allegies, but we'd never had issues with his food or what we...
  17. C

    Urgent Help Please - She's Not Good After Few Days Of Birth

    My guinea pig gave birth to 3 healthy little babies we adore few days ago. She made us sooooo happy. But, now 4-5 days after she's not so good. She is lethargic, static and very slow, she's not even eating well and don't drink water, as she always does. She's with her babies right now. She don't...
  18. bumbling-bambi

    Red And Sore Looking Nipple (boar)

    Hi everyone I haven't posted in a while! Ive noticed this evening that one of my boars has a rather red and sore looking nipple! I am working on taking some photos and trying to gently feel around the area to work out if it is tender or not but alas i need another pair of hands! (other half is...
  19. PiggyBubba

    Guinea Pig Sneezing

    Hello I have a female guinea pig who is about 5 months old. She was extremely healthy and I got her from this farm called Cathy's Critters. Lately she has been sneezing once in a while and I read that a little bit of sneezing is ok. So today she starting just sneezing so much and her nose was...
  20. K

    Help Asap - Seizures

    I received two guinea pigs from my ex-boyfriends brother because they were neglected and they have been in a loving home since, but Charlie has been acting very strange and i'm extremely worried. I haven't been able to find anything online about it and I won't have money to take him to the vet...