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A couple of weeks ago i went to the vet and got my guinea
hi so a couple of weeks ago i went to the vet and got my guinea pig treated for what we both thought was mits (did a scraping found nothing was told that's not uncommon) we treated and he seemed to ge… read more
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Joan
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I have a guinea pig that is losing hair in his back. It
I have a guinea pig that is losing hair in his back. It looks like it has been cut off like he is chewing on it. Could it be mites? … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Board Certified Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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I just got an 8 week old guinea pig. He has hair loss on his
I just got an 8 week old guinea pig. He has hair loss on his ears. Is that normal or does he have mites?… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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We have 5 guinea pigs and today one of them started moving
We have 5 guinea pigs and today one of them started moving slower then she normaly wood she dosent seem to be eating as much as she usually does but she is still eating and drinking she has kind of a … read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,555 satisfied customers
Recently purchased two guinea pigs for my twins 12th birthday
Recently purchased two guinea pigs for my twins 12th birthday 16 and 17 days ago from two different stores. They got along great for first few days and then had to take one back to be treated for conj… read more
Dr. Jenn
Dr. Jenn
Veterinarian
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we purchased 2 ginea pigs approx 10 days ago and they both
we purchased 2 ginea pigs approx 10 days ago and they both seem to have got gammy right eyes , which looks like conjuntavitis? they seem in no discomfort but concerned as it dosnt look very nice the f… read more
Dr. Hunt
Dr. Hunt
Doctoral Degree
349 satisfied customers
hello my guinea pig was shivering last night and just this
hello my guinea pig was shivering last night and just this evening noticed her one eye is wet and crusted alittle?… read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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guinea pigs: Hey. my name is kayla hellegers from australia.
Hey. my name isXXXXX from Australia. I have 2 female guinea pigs. i thing one's the daughter of the other. the older one is pregnant and my question is if she has male babies, would it be alright for … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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My guinea pig has had some green coloured crusty stuff around
My guinea pig has had some green coloured crusty stuff around his nose the last couple of days, he has not lost him appetite and has been eating as he normally does and he has not been behaving any di… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
1,323 satisfied customers
Guinea Pig: shampoo..fleas, I clean his cage once a week, feed losts
I have a Guinea Pig around aged around 18 months old - in the past the guinea pig seems to have stages when he is scratching himself until the point of sores/bleeding, but it lasts for about a week th… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My kids have two guinea pigs, and one has become listless,
My kids have two guinea pigs, and one has become listless, has eye crusting, and is not eating much. Until I can get the pig to a veterinarian, is there anything you can suggest? Thanks very much for … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
guinea pigs: cage..lethargic..weird clicking noise, wont eat or drink
I just got 2 guinea pigs, about 3 days apart. They were only in the same cage for about 5 hours before i seperated them. Now my non-dominant one is very lethargic, he's making a weird clicking noise, … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
Hi weve just bought a guinea pig (12 weeks old)- we noticed
Hi we've just bought a guinea pig (12 weeks old)- we noticed one eye seemed a iittle 'lazy' but i've noticed his head moving slightly to the side of the lazy eye and then straightening up again, then … read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
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3,213 satisfied customers
My guinnea pig had 4 babies 2 weeks ago, since pregancy I notice
My guinnea pig had 4 babies 2 weeks ago, since pregancy I notice hair loss around the area where tha babies wherem now the hair loss is worse and the babies are also losing hair.… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
My 2 year old male guinea pig has a problem with his skin.
My 2 year old male guinea pig has a problem with his skin. He is losing hair behind one ear - about a nickel sized patch. Also, in the center of his hind cowlick, the area is crusty and sore and the o… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
Dr. Lazarcheff
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524 satisfied customers
Guinea pig: year old female..Usually very active and spirited!
Hello, Can I ask you're advice please? I have a 4 year old female Guinea pig. Usually very active and spirited! For two days now she seems Lethargic, with less appetite and is not sleeping in her norm… read more
andrea roberts
andrea roberts
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Bachelor's Degree
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guinea pig: lethargic and not drinking water..coughing..sneezing
I just bought a male guinea pig at a pet store saturday. He is very lethargic and not drinking water, he is also coughing or sneezing, Thru research, I think he has an upper resp. infection, one of hi… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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We have a guinea pig we thought was a male until tonight ---
We have a guinea pig we thought was a male until tonight --- when she gave birth to a single pup (did not survive). My daughter had gotten a second male guinea pig this spring. We have just arrived ho… read more
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Doc Evan
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