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    Re: New Guinea Pig owner

    Looks like a female, as they typically have a y shape while males have more of just a straight line.
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    Re: Hi everyone :)

    I've had a similar experience as LemonySnickers and definitely recommend Oxbow pellets as well. My piggies are picky eaters, especially when it comes to pellets. But Oxbow has really worked for them!...
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    C&C: Re: C&c size decisions

    I agree that bigger is always better. The more space your piggies have the happier and healthier they will be, along with quality care and plenty of fresh veggies:D
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    Nutrition: Re: Good vitamin C sources?

    Thank you both for the information. I'll definitely try Bell pepper again, and maybe even the drops. This forum page has been very useful and educational! So glad I found it.
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    Nutrition: Good vitamin C sources?

    So I know that since Guinea pigs cannot make their own vitamin c, it is crucial for their health to ensure they gain the vitamins from their nutrition. I currently feed them lettuce(normally green...
  6. Skin Problems: Re: Skin/scratching Issues. What to treat for?

    Thank you so much for the information ��.
  7. Skin Problems: Skin/scratching Issues. What to treat for?

    Hello,
    I was away for a week and left my two Guinea pigs in the care of my family. I got home today and took my 4 year old male, Oreo, out of his cage to hold for a bit. I started brushing him out...
  8. Re: My guinea pigs favorite thing in the world is "fill in the blank*

    My guinea pigs' favorite thing is when I put them in their play pen and give them some toys :o
  9. Re: I refuse to buy ________ at the petstores!

    I refuse to buy pellets at pet stores. At least my stores. They are the low quality, unhealthy brands with additives and colored treats in them. Oxbow pellets and KMS Hayloft pellets seem to be two...
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    Mites: Re: Ivermectin dosage for mites?

    Yes it says 5 mg per mL. I put the drops behind his ears last night. He was kind of squirmy though so I hope I got enough/not to much on the first ear. For the second ear I held him differently and I...
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    Mites: Re: Ivermectin dosage for mites?

    Ok thanks! I'll try that tonight! Do I need to treat my other guinea pig too?
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    Mites: Re: Ivermectin dosage for mites?

    We went to Tractor Supply and eventually found the pour-on for cattle. Is that the right one? We got it and now I just need to know the dosage and how to put it on if its the right one....
    Its the...
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    Mites: Re: Ivermectin dosage for mites?

    He got his first dose in April or May. The second dose a couple weeks later. So its been 2-3 months since he had it. Is that long enough to give the ivermectin?
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    Mites: Ivermectin dosage for mites?

    My guinea pig Oreo was diagnosed with mange mites when we took him to the vet. He had a bald spot in a V shape on his back. Our vet doesn't specialize in guinea pigs, but he can and does check them...
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    General: Re: Are my guinea pigs healthy??

    Thanks!
    I'll look for the coconut oil. They did give him two doses of revolution a week or two apart. I will see if our local pet store has any Oxbow pellets like they do hay, but if not I'll try to...
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    General: Are my guinea pigs healthy??

    Hi!
    I have two guinea pigs. One sow one boar. They're separated since we don't want any baby piggies but they still see and hear each other since their cages are right next to each other. Sometimes...
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