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I have a question i dont know if my guinne pig cant pee

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hi i have a question i dont know if my guinne pig cant pee or not. the last time i cleaned his cage i saw no wet spots ive tryed looking at him but he doesnt seem like hes in pain hes still drinking but i havent seen him pee in a while or noteiced any wet spots should there be anything i should check on him thats not normal?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 2 years ago.
My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Small animals and exotics.
If you feel the underside of your Guinea Pig inbetwwn the back legs does he feel swollen?
Does he attempt to urinate?
No unusual noises?
Is he passing stool?
Is he eating and drinking normally?
Has the urine been gritty or thick when he last passed urine?
Can you try and use some paper towels instead of the regular bedding to double check?
Any hunched up appearance when passing stool or trying to pass urine?