weight loss

  1. Kirbs

    Weight Loss

    Mr Muffin was neutered last week and when I weighed him yesterday he has lost about 22g. I weighed him again today and he has lost about 25g. There hasn’t been anything wrong with him since the surgery. I think it might be because of the separation from Blueberry. They’ve been separated for a...
  2. Guptheguineapig

    Specialist Ear Infection/falling over

    Hello there! I have a little girl named Tippy. She was a rescue from a pet store. She was kept in the back room because she had a head tilt and they couldn't put her out in the front with the rest of the pigs... When I rescued her she was reported infection free (which now I don't believe)...
  3. Brackenwolf1

    My Guinea pig has lost weight

    Hi I have a group of 3 13 week old male guinea pigs and I have one that the vet has confirmed is the runt. I weighed the boys last night a rolo (the runt) has lost weight and is now only 389g where as his brothers are around 500g. I hand feed rolo his veg but I was wondering what I could feed...
  4. B

    Pig losing weight but still eating like a horse

    My female guinea pig luna at 2 years old is starting to lose a bit of weight and I don't know if I should be concerned. Her and her sister honey at 7 months old are eating well however luna has gone from 1048g down to 1010g in a week and honey has stayed the same. I know its big for a girl and...
  5. H

    Guinea Pig Doesn't Want To Eat and is losing weight

    I got a guinea pig on 29th april. He didn't want to eat on first day, but he slowly started eating , i guess he was just stressed. He gained 10 grams in 3 days and everything was going relatively well until now. Last night I moved his cage to another room and he stopped eating. He still doesnt...
  6. Piggie mama

    Help me!

    My eldest guinea pig (1 and a half years old, male) is loosing weight, he's lost approx 60g since the 10th of this month, he's never lost like this before and is not gaining anything. He's eating and drinking and behaving normally but I'm terrified there is somthing wrong. I have spoken to a vet...
  7. greensn

    Specialist Liver issues/not eating

    I've had my boy Louie for 2 years now--he was left at the pet store I work at and abducted into my rescue, where I foster failed him in about a week--and the vet said he was 2-3 years old. He's always been a BIG boy. Probably 3 pounds (1.36 kg), not fat by any means. He's always been a great...
  8. 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...
  9. S

    2yr old female guinea pig rapid weight loss

    Hi, my 2 year old guinea pig, Lily, has suddenly lost a LOT of weight. I don't know how much she weighed originally, but I do know guinea pigs usually weigh 800g and Lily now weighs 500g. She is very skeletal and I can feel all of her bones. I took her to the vet yesterday and the vet checked...
  10. C

    Guinea pig weight?

    Hi, ive recently started weighing my 5 year old guinea pig penny every thursday and i have some questions. First off, she currently weighs 787 grams. Is that an OK weight? Ive been told that the average is between 800-1000 grams, but then almost every online source i use tells me 700-900 grams...
  11. Gemm

    Dental Advice please after a dental

    Hi My guinea pig went for a dental 3 days ago. He was VERY groggy and out of it when he came home after his operation and they gave him a subcutaneous fluid injection. He now seems much brighter and happier and seems himself EXCEPT he is still struggling to eat. He is eating thin bits of hay...
  12. G

    An Odd Case - bloating issues and major weight loss

    I have a guinea pig who is around 2-3 years old. She lives with another girl guinea pig who is 1-2 years old. They are both rescues. Recently I noticed she had a sort of balloon feeling in her lower hindsection, like it was bloated. I adjusted her diet and gave her massages to help. I've been...
  13. bex's gpigs

    Advice Needed: Weight Loss

    Hi there. Hoping someone can shed some light on an ongoing problem. My little Luna 4 on the 23rd has been loosing weight. It started in January and the vet thought it was a possible uri antibiotics seemed to work and she put on over 200g. Then late February came she was loosing weight again and...
  14. Scott&Cinnamon

    Undiagnosed Illness, Very Worried About My Piggy

    Hi guys, this is my first ever post and I’m sick with worry about my piggy Scott, chronically ill myself and sleep deprived so please be kind. Scottie started showing symptoms 3 days ago. Unfortunately we’ve not noticed his weight loss which I really feel bad about. His eyes are small and as...
  15. AdamFrench

    Blood From Bum And Weight Loss

    Hi, I'm wondering if you could help.. Our guinea pig Belle had lost a little weight over a few weeks (50g) then stopped losing it, never gained it back but hadn't dropped any lower. Usual behaviour, very vocal and eats LOTS! We woke up this morning with blood on her fleece where she had...
  16. Turtz

    Not Eating For 2 Months - Prolonged Syringe Feeding

    My guinea pig Dougle stopped eating around the beginning of the year. I noticed that he hadn't eaten his pellets for around 2 days so I brought him straight to a vet who said the issue was with overgrown back teeth. He went under GA, the procedure went well, and he should've been able to eat...
  17. GiznYogi

    Guinea Pig Losing Weight On Baytril

    My boar had a couple of spots of blood in his urine so I took him to the vets. She advised I give him Baytril 0.25ml twice a day. He had been eating and drinking perfectly well but since starting these meds he's now hardly eating anything except a little hay, leaving his greens and nuggets...
  18. M

    Female Weight Loss

    help please - one of our female guinea pigs is behaving as usual and looking healthy although her weight dropped has dropped since august from 1100 to 657g (although has gone up 20g from yesterday) any ideas? The vet has suggested teeth but she seems fine ?
  19. Elphaba75

    Loose Poop

    hi,I have a two year old male who had very smelly diarrhoea for a couple of days , he lost weight and though the diarrhoea stopped he continued to have non formed stools which were smelly☹️ He’s eating drinking ok and not in any pain the vets have given him food to firm him up and antibiotics...
  20. Leithall

    Pig Lost Weight Rapidly And Crusty Nose?

    My guinea pig Fleur has lost at least half of her body weight within the last month, she's also had a crusty ear two weeks ago. I took her to the vets but they couldn't find anything wrong with her... I noticed yesterday that she had a very crusty nose so must have a runny nose and she had a...
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