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I have a guinea pig who is not mself today. He is usually

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I have a guinea pig who is not himself today. He is usually perky, makes "week" noises when people come into his room at feeding time, and runs around a bit. Now he is listless, hiding under his hut, not coming out for his hay. He is making occasional
noises which sound like a soft owl hoot. He has a cage mate who is clearly concerned for him. Our usual vet is closed until Monday. Any suggestions on what to do ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He is now eating his pellets and hay when they are put close to him, but not coming out of his hut.
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with interest in Small animals and exotics.

How old is you Guinea Pig?

Diet?

Supplements?

Bedding?

Any breathing problems?

Any problems eating?

Is he urinating and passing stool?

Walking ok?

Joan

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We did manage to find a vet who was open today. Issue related to bladder / urinary tract and we are treating for infection and dehydration. Thanks for replying
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

That was my suspicion. Glad you go some help. TY come again if you need help.

Joan

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