Foot Colour?

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Wigpigs

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I have a black short haired guinea pig and noticed earlier today one pink spot on her foot pad at the back? The rest is black. Is this likely to just be natural colouration or could this be a sore spot? She didnt flinch when I touched it at all.

Also I'm still having a lot of trouble months later with her barbering Jelly Bean, my Abyssinian.
 

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Hello and :wel: to the forum!
The markings on your piggies foot are most likely to be natural pigmentation. It simply means that although she is mainly black, she has a bit of melanism (pale colouration) on her feet. A couple of my piggies have pink feet with black spots!
Barbering is a form of dominance behaviour. A weaker more docile piggie will get picked on by a more dominant cage-mate. As long as it does not progress to biting or more aggressive behaviour, it is nothing to worry about. Hope this helps.
 
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