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We have 3 guinea pigs, and one got bitten by the another the
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One my guinea pigs gets weepy eye once in a while. the other
one my guinea pigs gets weepy eye once in a while. the other guinea pig licks it. I got antibiotic eye drops for humas from the vet, which seemed to help the first two times, byt the instructions say … read more
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We have an 11 week old guinea pig who we have had for a week.He
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We have a guinea pig who is not eating, drinking and has gunky
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My guinea pig has stopped eating and hasnt pooped in a few
My guinea pig has stopped eating and hasn't pooped in a few days. It is losing wieght. Today it has barely moved. What could be wrong?… read more
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why does my guinea pig have crusty eyes? She has not been eating
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our female guinea pig is breathing hard and looks like she
our female guinea pig is breathing hard and looks like she is hicupping.She squeal some when we hold her or pick her up. She raises her back end up when she sits in the cage.She has had a tiny peeled … read more
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Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
my 4 1/2 yr old guinea pig is breathing heavily and has a distended
my 4 1/2 yr old guinea pig is breathing heavily and has a distended belly. she seems to be uncomfortable. she is not hopping around like she usually does. she is eating and drinking normally.… read more
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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
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Guinea Pig: 10 week old..white discharge from her left eye
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my guinea pig who is 11 weeks old is breathing heavy, we have
my guinea pig who is 11 weeks old is breathing heavy, we have only bought her a week ago and we are concerned?… read more
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guinea pig: Just laying under her hayrack and eyes are very dull.
Our guinea pig, Smokey, is looking very sick. Just laying under her hayrack and eyes are very dull. She squealed pitifully when I attempted to stroke her and I didnt feel able to pick her up because s… read more
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guinea pigs: 7 weeks old..from pets at home..have started sneezing?
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Our guinea pig is no longer skittish when you go to pet it.
Our guinea pig is no longer skittish when you go to pet it. It hasn't eaten very much in the last two days and there is a slight runny discharge coming from one of the eyes. It also feels like the bod… read more
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guinea pig: month old male..one nostril..fine otherwise...uri
We just got a one month old male guinea pig and now I notice a *small amount of discharge on one nostril. He seems fine otherwise. I am worried about a URI, but don't really want to take him to the ve… read more
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I have a guinea pig that seems to be paralysed down one side
I have a guinea pig that seems to be paralysed down one side and is twitching. He appeared fit and healthy until about an hour ago. What can I do for him?… read more
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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
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