weight loss

  1. lilpumpkamo

    Urine cleared up Cystease, but now painful pooing

    Hello, I wanted to follow up on my previous post with updates and new questions. Firstly, in addition to Kaylors .1 mL of antibiotics (Enrofloxacin) in the morning and 0.15 mL of metacam twice daily (although I have given her a little more (0.2 mL when things were bad), I started giving her...
  2. lilpumpkamo

    Mystery hair loss near back legs during persistent UTI

    Hello all, I am stumped so I wanted to crowdsource some info from other guinea pig owners. This is mostly a TLDR I wrote a lot under the images on Imgur. Here is her history: Age: I have had Kaylor for 3.5 years, unsure of her age as I rescued her but let's guess about 5 years old now...
  3. ken9876321

    Unexplained continued weight loss. Please help!!

    Hello everyone, I live in Hong Kong. My Pig, Black Tea, is 3year and 8months baby. He has suffered the stone in the ureter rather than bladder now. He was around 860 to 890gram in September. However His weight have been dropping from 15 October to 23 Novemeber (850grm to 792gram) He had a CT...
  4. Pig & Pymble

    Reasons for weight loss?

    My lovely pig, Pig, has been loosing weight for a few months now following what we think is a case of bad sterile interstitial cystitis (more info on a previous recent thread here), despite us still syringe feeding 60ml/day, and him eating for himself (veg, hay, biscuits). He used to be 1450g...
  5. Fiona1987

    Boar losing weight and lump after neutering

    Hello, I have 4 year old boar piggy Harold who’s been losing weight over the past month or so. I may be over worrying a bit too much but any opinions or thoughts would really help me try and figure out what may be happening or reassure. So just a bit of background context, Harold’s gone through...
  6. Pig & Pymble

    Not gaining/maintaining weight

    Hello! I've got a previous thread from the end of June when my boy Pig (aged 2) was struggling with squeaky wees/poos. To summarise - he had 2 CT scans, X-rays, ultrasounds and urine testing with nothing showing for it other than a little blood in the urine, and it seems like interstitial...
  7. M

    URGENT ADVICE NEEDED. 3 year old boar showing multiple signs of illness.

    Hello everyone! My guinea pig has been having multiple issues in the recent 3-4 months. The following health issues have been really concerning me. This is going to be a long post but please please kindly take the time to read the whole post as it could potentially save his life. :( 1) Soft...
  8. Sheemwon

    Critical care feedings

    My guinea pig suddenly lost weight and wouldn’t eat as much as before but she didn’t lose much weight and still get excited and call for food.. I bought oxbow critical care food but she is running away after sniffing it and seems scared! Is that a normal thing ? I tried it with my other piggies...
  9. 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...
  10. Lazw

    Emergency 7 month old guinea pig - pain and weight loss

    Hi all, So my lovely young piggy Holly is producing this bright yellow and orange pee this morning. I saw some orange and very dark brown stains in their hutch this morning so I put them in an enclosure on just puppy pads to see who it was, and it's Holly. ☹️. The pee is coming out this...
  11. E

    Antibiotics

    Hello, My Levon was prescribed Ciprofloxacin (eye drops) to treat his watery eyes. I recently stopped giving that med and Enrofloxacin, because I noticed that his poops started getting smaller and he looked in pain. I didn’t know I had to give him probiotics to help his stomach not become upset...
  12. L

    HELP! My guinea pig is losing weight, has scabbing? on his feet, and his skin looks kind of pale.

    His water has vitamin C in it, and he is drinking and eating regularly, but his poops are smaller than normal. If you have any ideas on what I should do, please let me know!
  13. L

    4 1/2 year old guinea pig health problems

    Hello. I am the owner of 2 male guinea pigs. My one guinea pig, Gus, has been having stomach problems for about a month now. Symptoms: diarrhea and distention initially. Current symptoms: diarrhea, distention, weight loss (to the point where I can now feel his spine), dandruff, thinning fur, and...
  14. Hope4gem

    Baby guinea pig lost weight

    Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my post. My family has a baby (female) guinea pig who is between 7 and 9 weeks old. (We don't know her exact age because she came from a pet store). We have been weighing her daily and every day she gained weight until today. These are her weights...
  15. Jesse's pigs

    Weight drop

    Hi, I’ve started weighing my piggies weekly this year (I did weigh them in the past but this year I have done it religiously each week). Now, I know they fluctuate and I’m used to seeing them raise and drop a few grams here and there, but Bellamy has dropped a bit more than usual and I don’t...
  16. 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...
  17. Kirbs

    weight loss

    I recently weighed my guinea pig and his weight has dropped significantly from 1300g to 1150g over the past couple weeks. We moved them inside for the winter around October and he's been living alone ever since due to the fact that he doesn't get along with any of the other pigs. He is given...
  18. S

    Syringe feeding while working

    One of my guinea pigs recently had back to back ear infections, and due to those has developed some dental issues. His front teeth were trimmed but his back teeth still need to be taken care of. He is currently too underweight to under go that process. He is on critical care feed per vet...
  19. S

    Small poop/ less eating hay/ weight loss

    Hi everyone One of my guinea pig name Caramel (9months) has been sneezing so I went to the vet for checkup. The vet gave me antihistamine for 5 days(been giving him for 4 days now), but he has been eating less hay, less drinking and lose 60 grams weight as for today. His poops has become small...
  20. W

    Winnie's illness + treatment (Rapid Weight Loss)

    Hey everyone! I wanted to document my pig's, Winnie, illness and treatment over the past few weeks as a future reference for those who may experience something similar in the future, and just a way for me to discuss her progress with fellow piggie parents! Looking online, I couldn't find many...
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