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if a guniea pig weighs 230 g requires an injection of 400ug/kg
if a guniea pig weighs 230 g requires an injection of 400ug/kg the drug is available in a strength of .5 mg/ml what volume of drug do you need… read more
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I have a guniea pig that I just bought from PETCO a few days
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we have two guniea pigs both are female. The yonger of the
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Dr. Barbara
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My female guinea pig has had lice for the passed 4 years.
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Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
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pig: be able to lift up and is only atatched on the end.
Our pig seems to have a growth under her foot between the front pads and the heel pad. It seems to be able to lift up and is only atatched on the end. Is this normal or is it indeed a growth? It's ver… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
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Hi, we have recently bought 2 female guniea pigs and did not
Hi, we have recently bought 2 female guniea pigs and did not realize one of them was already pregnant. She had the babies yesterday and we would like to know a few things now so we can better deal wit… read more
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pig: found an open sore..drinking and eatting fine.
i just found an open sore on my guniea pig! I need to know if there is somthing i can put on it to keep it from getting worse. She is drinking and eatting fine. Should i make an emergency trip to the … read more
Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
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my guinea pig is drinking and peeing alot and hes eating but
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Dr. G.
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Hi, I have a guniea pig. He is fairly old. He is seven.
Hi, I have a guniea pig. He is fairly old. He is seven. He will not eat. This guniea pig always ate a lot. He would eat a couple stalks of celery a day, a couple carrots, a few cherry tomatos, cut app… read more
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my 18mth old male guinea pig has gastroenteritis. we have just
my 18mth old male guinea pig has gastroenteritis. we have just been to the vets, he gave him a antibiotic injection and a solution for us to give to help stop dehydration. what are our chances of him … read more
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pig: was fit and healthy..over the last two days..squinting
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Dr. Angela
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Hi. my guinea pigs acting really strange and sick this morning.
Hi. my guinea pigs acting really strange and sick this morning. all it's been doing is laying in the exact same spot and it's not eating or drinking. It can't even stand on it's legs, he seems really … read more
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My guinea pig has had her right eye half way closed for a couple
My guinea pig has had her right eye half way closed for a couple of days with a some yellow/white discharge. She has also been sneezing green stuff. She is eating okay, and everything is pretty normal… read more
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