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  1. M

    don't know what to do (molar impaction)

    My guinea Juno (4yo) has recently been dealing on and off with a UTI for the past several months, but she suddenly started eating less and being less mobile, only eating a small amount of hay and veggies. She already had a checkup for her UTI but I felt her condition has been going on too long...
  2. sophie_fn

    Help! Stringy poop and lack of appetite.

    Hello, I would appreciate some help with my elderly female. For the past two or so weeks I have noticed that she hasn't quite been herself. She is usually a huge foodie, but I've noticed that she is not eating as much as normal. She is still wheeking for food and clambering at the cage to get...
  3. Hnrpiggies

    Think my piggy may be dying. How do I know?

    She’s booked in at the vets in themorning. I can’t get her there any earlier. she’s been consistently losing weight over the past year and has been to the vets who said she seemed healthy. She now weighs 716g. For a 3 year old pig. If it goes down another 50-60g she’ll have lost half her body...
  4. mel3236

    Piggy collapsed and unable to eat

    so recently my guinea pig hasn’t been eating & he seems like he’s struggling to keep himself up. I tried to feed him i’m some banana & he tried to eat it but he couldn’t. I’ve had him for about a year now & he’s never had anything wrong with him. I wanna say he’s about like 2 years old. I can’t...
  5. lucyr

    Urgent eye problem

    My friend’s guinea pig Dusty, 5 years old, his eye has suddenly become really swollen/bulging (see the picture attached) overnight, it wasn’t like this yesterday. He is still eating and acting normally but it looks terrible, they have an appointment booked for today but the vets aren’t...
  6. D

    Crusty red spot on belly

    Hi there, just went to hold my skinny pig Stella, and noticed this weird mark/rash on her belly. It's a reddish circle with dry skin on it. I'm new to this form and don't know how to upload pictures so if someone could let me know how to do that it would be much appreciated. I'm seriously...
  7. T

    Rescued Female guinea pig, very aggressive with baby guinea pig

    Hi! I recently adopted 2 guinea pigs. I got Ivy (1 month old) from a pet store, and rescued a 4 month old guinea pig named Hope about a month ago. They are both females. Hope was found left in her cage in a garbage can :( and no one knows what happened to her before that, but appears perfectly...
  8. K

    Odd scab that doesn’t really look like a scab on my guinea pig?

    Hello, when I was holding my guinea pig I saw a piece of lifted fur up and decided to lift it up and saw this... have no idea what it is and it looks like some kind of Infection. At first I thought it was a scab but looking at it more closely it doesn’t look like a scab. I plan to take him to...
  9. E

    My guinea pig is sick

    I went on a disney vacation and yesterday came back to an almost dead skinny pig she lives with 4 other guinea pigs and did show previous signs but was getting a lot better, (my grandma came over and took care of the guinea pigs.When we came back she was in the corner by the water bottle shaking...
  10. guineamum6

    Coping mentally with piggies illness + possible aspiration?

    Hello again everyone, Two things here: 1) I was giving Squirrel his Meloxicam today and it seems like it went down the wrong hole, probably 0.05ml. It just had to happen in the last syringe. I've been so stressed about it. He's eating and moving around fine, but I can't seem to assure myself...
  11. G

    What is this substance coming out of my male guinea pigs hole?

    My male guinea pig who is at least 2 years old has not been peeing for 2 or more days but instead, has been having this substance come out of his urethra/peehole. I’ve looked up symptoms online, trying to find this exact substance but haven’t been able to find anything similar. It can either be...
  12. P

    Nose looks blocked?

    I came home today and I noticed that there seemed to be something one of my piggie's nostrils? It looks like a white liquid, and then the whole nostril looks blocked. It looks pretty wet too but nothing's actually falling out of her nose. Her and her sister have been sneezing but I've heard...
  13. S

    Yellow and fat tooth

    I’m not sure why his tooth is this way, it happened a week after he broke off both of his top teeth.I can’t afford going to an exotic vet and I’m not sure how serious it is, the web is very confusing because I couldn’t find any information on this.If you know what’s wrong with Charlie, Please...
  14. P

    Please help - loss of appetite and bloating

    My pigs are getting both Doxycycline and Baytril at once. I know giving cisapride with Baytril is fine, but is it still fine to give cisapride with both Doxycycline and Baytril? Also, this is a separate question, but on the Doxycycline it says "Take with food", but i can't give one Piggie...
  15. E

    Thick layer of crust covering vagina?

    My little piggy has gone through alot. I think she's like two months old? Unsure. She's a problematic albino. She had gotten surgery on her eye. And while doing the surgery she was accidentally burnt on her stomach near her vagina. She had since healed from that but it has definitely left a bald...
  16. G

    My Guinea Pig’s Paw is Bleeding!

    Hi! I’m the owner of two guinea pigs. Patches (the older one) and Carmal (the younger one). So I came in to there cage to feed them their veggies. I then noticed Patches paw was red. At first, I thought it was just his coloring. So I fed Carmal his veggies. I also noticed that Patches didn’t eat...
  17. Yaswinn

    Bloated and scared guinea pig

    Good evening, my guinea pig had bloat (not 100 % sure, since gassy and bloat are very similar in my mother tongue) just recently and she hasn't recovered yet, but she's bloated again. I did the mistake and fed her with a syringe, quite violently, and now she doesn't want to eat at all. I've...
  18. Hollyxxx

    Problem with eye

    I discovered today my guinea pig ozzy, who is almost 7 now, has something wrong with one n of his eyes. It has turned a bluey colour with a white spot in the middle. He normally has black brown eyes. There was movement of the white dot occasionally but it seems like he is unable to see out of...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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