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Weight Problems

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SammyBee

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Hi there,
So recently I adopted 2 new guinea pigs from the shelter. Sadly these piggies hadn't been taken care of by their previous owners and had various problems. I managed to conquer all but one problem; One of them is overweight. I can't slow their diet because there are 3 piggies in 1 cage, so it would be like putting all of them on a diet. She is kinda a food hog and so I have to put more in because she eats half of it leaving barely any for the rest. How do I solve this problem?
 

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The only thing I can suggest is that you take her out and feed her on your lap with her bowl while the others get their fill. I had to do this for the opposite reason recently - trying to fatten up my poorly boy Peanut Butter,
 

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I would also try putting in 3 bowls or don't use bowls at all and spread the food about so they have to work for it.
 
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