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  1. Chonkerz

    Neverending UTI saga: advice needed

    Hello, Please anyone with experience in UTI’s in female pigs please help! I’m a 19 year old who pays for all my pigs vet bills, and all of their other expenses and I’m wanting to know where to go from here ;-; please read my situation and help me. I‘ve got two female guinea pigs, both are in...
  2. J

    Thirsty, hungry and losing weight - diabetic?

    Hi there! We have 3 boy piggies (Jam, Chutney and Cracker) and Cracker has always been the slimmest. However, over the past 9 months-year he has been steadily losing weight, despite eating plenty. He is drinking much more than normal, and has been treated for two UTIs (with two different...
  3. caramell

    Elderly guinea pig- Blood in pee, possible UTI? Advice needed ASAP please

    Hello everyone, my pig Caramel is almost 8 years old and seems to have contracted a UTI. (Her sister, Coconut, passed away about two years ago.) Around last week, she developed splotches of blood in her urine along with lethargy/low appetite, so we fed her cranberry juice, it didn't seem to get...
  4. Puddles1999

    Baytril dosage?

    Penelope had blood in her pee that wasn’t visible! The vet prescribed Baytril thinking it should cure anything that could be causing it. She does not squeak when peeing or in any noticeable discomfort. Nor is she losing weight! A bit weird but for her baytril dosage, she gets .10 ML every 12...
  5. Puddles1999

    Blood in urine that you can’t see?

    Recently penelope went to the vet to have her teeth checked and nails trimmed. I’ve noticed she’s had quite smelly pee lately and have been giving her the Sherwood urinary support tablets that are supposed to be fantastic. She ever so kindly peed on the table for the vet 🤣 and they tested it. He...
  6. Puddles1999

    Urinary issues?

    Yesterday evening I noticed Penelope had HORRIBLE smelling urine. She doesn’t squeal when peeing and is acting completely normal otherwise. No weight loss either. It had also left a deposit behind and I rubbed it between my fingers and it was very gritty. I know it’s normal if it’s powder like...
  7. S

    +7 Month Old Male Pig Peeing Blood!

    I have a boar and he’s started peeing blood as recently as two days ago! I’m worrying for him, especially because my parents don’t see it as too big an issue/ won’t take him to a vet. I don’t know his chances of being fine without medical consultation and I can’t convince them to schedule an...
  8. Dabudesu

    Greens or no greens....

    Hello All, We are new guinea pig owners and need some advice please... We have 2 male guinea pigs, Benny and John. Benny is the uncle, John the nephew. On Tuesday the 30th march, John (7 months old) did 2 very pink wees. We kept a close eye on him and noticed he squeaked when weeing, so...
  9. bbddf

    Possibility of Guinea Pigs With Gluten Intolerance Linked To Bladder Problems

    * Disclaimer: This is only a theory that I have come up with. It is not a diagnosis. I am not a medical professional or veterinarian. I made an effort to use reputable resources. I have provided references in relation to my ideas. This is my own research. Please know, I am not forcing the idea...
  10. M

    Sow bleeding from bottom after 2 weeks of antibiotic and anti inflammatory treatment

    Hi, My piggy June is about a year and a half old. Two weeks ago I found blood in the pen and on her bottom to we took her to the vets where she was checked and had an x ray. There was glucose in her wee and blood and the x-ray showed no sign of kidney or bladder stones. So she began treatment...
  11. Ananias

    Persistent bladder problems

    Our Tilda is a 3 year-old female guinea pig living in Finland. She has pain while urinating and pooping (only after urinating) and also has had blood in urine (not at present). The problems have persisted for several months now with a few intermittent symptom-free episodes. The symptoms also...
  12. G

    Bleeding bottom

    Hi, I am a bit of a loss. My guinea pig has been passing blood on and off for roughly a month now. I have been to the vets a couple of times and now they are at a loss of what to suggest. She was treated with antibiotics for 10 days for a UTI, then when this didn't work they gave her another 2...
  13. Natashaaaaa

    UTI/bladder stones?

    Hi all, we recently lost one of my guinea pigs very suddenly (Cinna). We still have her two beautiful sisters (Butterscotch and Humbug) however Butterscotch has fallen very ill during and since her sisters passing. We noticed mucus on her bum to begin with, but it was rarely there so of course...
  14. piggydobz

    Pig squeaking when peeing / pooping

    Hiya, Our piggie Howard has suspected bladder stones. Unfortunately the vets he has seen haven’t been the quickest to diagnose anything and its been about 3 weeks since the first symptoms started. Vets gave him a week of Baytril to try incase UTI, however there was no improvement. In the last...
  15. M

    Shirley has Cystitis... Advice

    Hi Everyone, I am after some advice. Shirley is 3 years old and always been healthy. About 2 months ago I noticed blood coming from her when she was on the grass in her run. I took her to the emergency vet who prescribed a 7 day course of baytril and said it was probably a UTI. It cleared up but...
  16. C

    UTI advice

    Evening all looking for a little reassurance really regarding our little piggy. Long story short he’s being treated for UTI (blood in urine squealing while pooping and peeing)he was put on Baytril and Metacam last Wednesday, I took him back to the vets on Tuesday this week as wasn’t seeing any...
  17. Rufus&Edward

    UTI/bladder stones?

    My piggy has been slowly but steadily losing weight; over the last 10 days he's lost 100g. He's a recently diagnosed dental piggy (January this year) so doesn't have much weight on him due to that, so he is now getting dangerously underweight (800g this morning). For reference he's 3.5 years old...
  18. R

    UTI Trouble?

    Hi All, Hoping for some advice. 2 weeks ago our little pig Bertie developed symptoms of a UTI (small blood spots in his urine) so we took him to the vet, where he was prescribed 0.75 ml of Enrobactin and 0.5ml of Metacam for the pain. Around 4 days later he was visibly in more pain when he...
  19. P

    Emergency-blood in urine

    I was on the bed with my guinea pig, when she peed red. She peed again and it was an even brighter red. I'm really worried. We have a vet appointment tomorrow at 5pm but I'm really scared that this might be something serious. Please help.
  20. annachristina_piggies

    Blood stains or not?

    Tommy had a bladder stone removed 6 weeks ago and was on antibiotics afterwards for possible infection, along with painkillers and supplements for cystitis. His pee looks like it had blood in it - at one point it definitely did since I saw him do a pee and it was red straight away as he was...
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