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ChubbyCarrots

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Coco is ill. I’m heartbroken, none of my vets in my area are open and I really don’t think he’s gonna make it. He’s breathing strange, he’s only eating hay and even so he’s not eating much, he’s not drinking at all and he’s struggling to move. If anyone has an idea what it could be please offer some help. He’s my best friend of four years and I’m terrified to lose him because I don’t want to be without him.
 

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All vets in the uk have an emergency out of hours vet service (usually at a different surgery) so you definitely should be able to find a vet to see your piggy.
Only a vet is going to be able to help I’m afraid.
It’s great he’s eating hay but if he isn’t eating enough then he needs to be syringe fed, but the need to breathe comes first so if he is struggling there then he must see a vet

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Claire W

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I am sorry that your piggy is so poorly :( Could you take him to an emergency vet? The phone number should be on your usual vets answer phone message when you phone.

If he isn’t eating for himself, you will need to step in with syringe feeding.

Other than that, keep him warm and comfortable
 

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Sorry to hear your boy is unwell. As said above, vets should all be open so ring your usual vet and see if you can get him seen as an emergency. Fingers crossed for you
 

PoppyFloss

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Oh no! Poor you!
Where do you live? There is a vet locator on this forum, you could find some vets near you there. Vet Locator
You will need to take him to an emergency vet urgently, it sounds like he is really ill.
I hope he gets better soon.
 
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