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Joan, Vet Technician
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Experience:  Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish
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We have a female guinea pig and she just need and I cleaned

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We have a female guinea pig and she just need and I cleaned it up and it was light pink color
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the guinea pig?
Customer: She peed and it was light pink
JA: Where does the guinea pig seem to hurt?
Customer: No not at all she's running all around her cage
JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: I gave her red peppers last night for a snack can this effect her
JA: Is the guinea pig eating normally?
Customer: Yes she has cucumber tonight and she eats her hay
JA: OK. No appetite problems. Is the guinea pig having trouble peeing or pooing?
Customer: Not that I have noticed we have two
JA: How is the guinea pig behaving differently?
Customer: This one goes to the second floor of her cage and just peed
JA: What is the guinea pig's name?
Customer: Hope
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Hope?
Customer: She loves to race around and when my daughter was giving her she was trying to stand up to get it right away
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 10 months ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech tech for 30+ years. I would love to assist you.

The color of the foods Guinea Pigs eat can influence the urine color and if she had Red peppers, last night I am sure that is where the color came from. As a Suggestion try orange or yellow peppers. Also make sure she gets a vitamin C supplement since they cannot manufacture the Vitamin C in the body. The normal urine color should be clear to a cloudy color. The Vitamin C also hes keep bacteria down in the Urinary tract.


Expert:  Joan replied 10 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?


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