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Hiccups And Gagging?

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Hollee

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for a couple of days now my guinea pig has had hiccups (once a day) normally after eating then today again after eating he started, what look like he trying to be sick, I know they can't actually be sick, but was wondering if this was normal and because he eats too fast?
 

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Piggies can get hiccups.

Is he eating too fast? How long does it last?
 

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He eats extremely fast, even faster now we've got another guinea, even though they're not together yet, and they normally last at most a minute.
 

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No just hiccups he either sits still or gets a drink and they stop
 

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Sounds like bolting things down too fast. perhaps it could help if you chopped up his veg finely and spread it over a wider area, so he cannot eat big pieces as fast and is not in any danger of choking.
 
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