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My guinea pig is in a lot of pain and is showing symptoms…

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My guinea pig is...

My guinea pig is in a lot of pain and is showing symptoms that he is sick but all of the vets near me are closed or only take cats or dogs, so i dont know what to do to help him

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the guinea pig's name and age?

His name is ***** ***** he is about 2 in a half

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Reeses?

All i know is he he showing signs of i think digestive problems

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr G, Cat Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
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Hi I’m Dr G and I will try to help you with Reese’s. I have a lot of guinea pig experience.
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr G, Cat Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
I’m sorry he isn’t feeling well. There is not a whole lot of over the counter things we can do for pain. Is he not eating or not pooping?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Im sorry i wasnt answering, but we couldnt do anything to help him and sadly he didnt make it :(
Cat Veterinarian: Dr G, Cat Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
Oh no, I’m sorry for the loss of your little pig. My condolences.
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