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  1. Jennybug89

    Random Kitty And Euthanasia Question

    So this happened a few years ago but as I'm new to this thread I just thought I'd ask your opinions. I used to have three cats when I lived at home, Midnight, Buffy and Jack. Buffy was a beautiful long hair ginger and white cat. He had health problems from the get go. Nothing as bad as the rest...
  2. Jennybug89

    Strange Sore On Her Face

    I noticed while feeding my lovely Rosie this more that she has some kind of sore beside her nose. As I'm not as seasoned in Guinea pig care as most of you guys I'm wondering if any of you might know what this may be. I touched it with clean hands and she didn't react so I doesn't seem sore but i...
  3. annachapman112

    Blood In Guinea Pigs Urine

    Last week I noticed that my 2 year old boar has a red tint to his urine which I can only assume was blood. I've booked him a vet appointment this evening however last night I was checking him and noticed his urine was clear again. Should I still take him to the vets? I don't want to have to put...
  4. Guineapigfeet

    Bb Has A Lump

    I noticed a lump on BB (nearly two years old, of unknown but probably indiscrimate breeding) this afternoon when putting her back in her cage. It's on the right side just in front of her hip, diameter on the her body is about that of a 5p peice. It felt a bit hard but to be honest she is so...
  5. J

    Urgent - Possible Bloating And Constipation In Female Guinea Pig?

    My guinea pig Mocha is a 1 year old female. I noticed teardrop shaped and mushier poops about 2 days ago, and today, I witnessed her assuming the poo position and making soft squeaky wheeking noises. She is eating normally, almost always at the hay or the food bowl. She is also behaving...
  6. Coconut piggy

    Quiet & Congested Sounding

    About 1 year old female pig was out of the cage for cuddling, when I noticed she was very quiet. Usually, she would be loud and happy, but for some reason this time she only made very faint chutting noises when I pet her. When listening closer, I realized that she was making a strange congested...
  7. D

    Possible Bladder Stones/infection?

    Last month, my gorgeous 3yr old piggie Robbie passed a huge plug of some kind out of his urethra and had to get it removed by the emergency vet. His normal vet then prescribed him a week's worth of Baytril and said we'd keep an eye on him. He seemed to be doing okay, eating fine and everything...
  8. BenjiAndButtons

    Continued Health Issues

    Hi Guys, I have two 2 year old boars. One of them has had a few issues lately. He was acting strange and had a slight interest in food but couldn't seem to eat, we thought it may be his teeth but after a trip to the vets, she decided he had a temp and possible tummy bug, he was given baytril...
  9. pnwgranny

    Max Has Crusty Ears

    Both ears are crusty on the outside and inside of the ear, but not down inside if that males sense. No vet available til Wednesday morning at 8:30 am. Nearest exotic vet when our vet is not in, is 150 miles one way. None of the other vets in this town will treat a guinea pig. Ruth
  10. Q

    Rodentologist Needed

    Hi everyone! I'm having so much trouble trying to find a decent vet, they seem to have very little (or no) knowledge on Guinea pigs. I've spoken to Vedra a few times and she's been really knowledgable and helpful but as you all probably know she is so difficult to get hold of. She gave me the...
  11. CraigGlasgow

    Reccomend Vets In Glasgow?

    Hey all, Have been taking Weasley to Albavet in Dennistoun for his issues as they're right round the corner and the vets seem fairly piggy savvy. However they now say they've surpassed all their knowledge on how to treat him as his gassy tummy/bloat and UTI seem to be neverending. They...
  12. Alexandra West

    Baby Piggy With Uri?

    I just got a baby guinea pig today (he's about 6-8 weeks I think?) and he makes a weird noise before making a noise that sound like he's coughing or choking? His nose isn't runny but he keeps nearly closing one of his eyes. I can't find any thing on this and I'm scared? Please help? He also is...
  13. ZoeCavyLover

    Foot Injury (please Help)

    My three year old male boar guinea pig scraped his foot. Its scraped at the top of the foot but I am worried it will get infected. I soaked the wound in warm water, dried it off, applied a very small amount of neosporin, wrapped it in gauze, and wrapped in vet wrap. I also changed his bedding...
  14. Celine298

    Snip Snip

    Hey guys! Today is the day, my little boy Sunny is going for 'the snip'. Not only did I feel soooo guilty last night for not feeding him (his 12hr fast began at 9.00pm) but I'm also really worried about his operation today! My vet is excellent, all our pets have been to them in the past...
  15. TheCavySlave

    Okay, Slight Vet Panic...

    So, not sure where to put this, BUT... Well. Last time they had a checkup they went to Pets1st. But I'm not sure how cavy knowledgable they are, and in an emergency I want to make sure our boys will be in good hands. I've tried the vet locator but, well, I'm not sure any of them are very close...
  16. TheCavySlave

    Piggy Fell On His Back!

    I was in the cage, feeding the boys. I was on my feet and my knees were, hmm, about as high as a smartphone, probably higher. Anyway, Godfrey jumped on my leg to get the food and fell off onto his back! He landed on the soft fleece and spent about a millisecond looking surprised before he went...
  17. magicmoments

    Vitamin C - Could Anyone Please Give Me Some Advice?

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me? I took my 2 year old female guinea pig, Dora, to the vet on Friday night thinking she had eggs around her back end (which surprised me because their cage is kept very clean and she is treated for flystrike, flees, lice etc). When the vet...
  18. kerri Davidson

    Mites Or Lice?!?

    Hi, I bought 2 beautiful little peruvian sisters just over 2 weeks ago so they must be about 8/9 weeks old now. Built a new cage for them to come home too out of wood which gave them plenty room to roam! They both seemed to settle in fine, still a bit nervous but we handle them plenty so...
  19. A

    Please Help Me Find A Vet In Gloucestershire

    Hi Everyone, newbie here My daughter's two male guinea pigs seem off-colour, but one more the other. I really need to get them to a vet who is really good with guinea pigs as soon as possible. I live in Gloucester and need a vet not too far away, as I don't want to stress them too much with...
  20. S

    Young Gp: Paralysis And Twitching, Seen Vet, Advice Please

    Hello, Our young boy GP Bob is very poorly. He was limp with his head tilted on one side so we took him straight to the vet but tbh the vet was a bit baffled. He has had a Baytril antibiotic injection and is on oral antibiotics and critical care food via syringe. His back legs appeared totally...
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