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Emergency Heavy breathing

Lizzie1706

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Hi, I have an emergency!
My guinea pig Amanda is breathing heavily and slow, and she looks dizzy - when she walks she walks just a few steps before laying down, ten she takes a few breaths and then again walks a few steps, lays down etc.
I don't know what to do, she's been herself the whole day, nothing's coming out of her nose nor eyes, now she lays in her house and looks tired (it's past her usual bed time). We called the wet, but he said it's probably nothing, but I worry. She was eating and drinking fine, but now she doesn't want her evening nom nom.
PLEASE HELP, I'm very worried, and I couldn't find anything on the internet.
 

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Hi, I have an emergency!
My guinea pig Amanda is breathing heavily and slow, and she looks dizzy - when she walks she walks just a few steps before laying down, ten she takes a few breaths and then again walks a few steps, lays down etc.
I don't know what to do, she's been herself the whole day, nothing's coming out of her nose nor eyes, now she lays in her house and looks tired (it's past her usual bed time). We called the wet, but he said it's probably nothing, but I worry. She was eating and drinking fine, but now she doesn't want her evening nom nom.
PLEASE HELP, I'm very worried, and I couldn't find anything on the internet.
Hi!

I am very sorry for the bad news, but please insist and see a vet ASAP as an emergency. Your piggy could be in acute heart failure.
Can you get to another vet if necessary? You are perfectly right that there is something seriously wrong with your piggy. :(

Please read these guides here. You will find them very helpful.
List Of Life And Death Out-of-hours Emergencies
Emergency and Bridging Care until a Vet Appointment
 
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Its def not nothing. Call a better vet, tjats terrible what your vet said. What your pig could have is pneumonia or an upper respiratory infection. You will need a vet asap for a proper diagnosis and if I'm right it will need antibiotics to get rid of it. You need to be quick
 
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