Guinea Pig is loosing hair :(

sophmhough

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Hello! My male guinea pig, Peanut, keeps biting at his back and pulling at hair. I don’t think it’s mites because his cage mate isn’t having any of the same symptoms. I noticed he’s losing some of his hair on his back. What’s going on?
 

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I would definitely get him vet checked. It is perfectly possible for one piggy to have mites and the other not to have mites.

Please don’t treat on spec. Make sure you get a vet to confirm whether it is mites as if you treat the wrong condition you can make things much worse.
 
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