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  1. Dominance: Re: Change in Dominance after expanding to C&C cage

    Thank you everyone. I am positive they are both females. My vet thought the tifts in their previous cage might be because they were both in heat after we couldn't find anything wrong health wise...
  2. Dominance: Change in Dominance after expanding to C&C cage

    My 2 girl guinea pigs have been acting strangely lately and it has peaked since switching from a large cage to a C&C cage. They are rescues and I got them as a bonded pair in April, but for the past...
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    Hay: Small Pet Select 50% OFF on Amazon!

    I just wanted to share a fantastic deal I just came across. Small Pet Select 3rd Cut Timothy Hay is a Sponsored Item on Amazon right now and a 10lb box is just $14.99 instead of $34.99 and free...
  4. Re: Worst things about eating out as a vegetarian

    I'm vegan and have been for 9 years, before that I was vegetarian for 6. Eating out can be difficult until you figure out menus. Do your homework. Many chains have made it much easier to know what is...
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    Re: Gluten and Soy Free Vegan Protien

    There are lots of sources of proteins for vegans that don't have gluten or soy. Not all grains have gluten in them. Quinoa, wild rice, buckwheat, corn, and even some pure oats. Then you have nuts,...
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    Skin Problems: Re: Mystery Sore and Vitamin E dilution rate

    While using the Mupirocin ointment the lump under the skin has gotten much smaller, but the surface area got larger. The skin is somewhat broken so I can tell there is no pus underneath. The flash on...
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    Skin Problems: Re: Mystery Sore and Vitamin E dilution rate

    bpatters I came here for advice on vitamin e dilution rates or ideas on what this possibly may be on Pearl's head. I cannot afford an exotic vet. The one I have used in the past is very expensive. I...
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    Skin Problems: Re: Mystery Sore and Vitamin E dilution rate

    She recommended the bath after both skin tests came back negative for mites. She at first thought it was an environmental irritant causing Sweet Potato to itch.She is not an Exotic pet expert vet...
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    Skin Problems: Mystery Sore and Vitamin E dilution rate

    Hi I need to find out how to dilute 5,000 IU vitamin E oil. Brand is Jason. One of my guinea pigs is having alot of skin issues, she has a mystery sore on the back of her head that has quadrupled in...
  10. Infection: Is Conjunctivitis Zoonotic (human-animal,animal-human contagious)?

    Does anyone know if Conjunctivitis in guinea pigs is zoonotic? My guinea pig Newton has Conjunctivitis but I won't be able to get him to my vet until next monday (6 days), can it be passed on to me?...
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    Re: The End of a long battle.

    I had to clean my other guinea pig's cage today and start picking up my apartment for inspection. So much of it reminded me of Reeses. Even little things like changing the couch seat covers. Those...
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    Re: The End of a long battle.

    Reeses was my cuddle bug and an Emotional Support Animal. He knew when I waupset. I think that's why he gave me kisses, he knew I was upset. In a way saying 'it's okay mom'. At night when I try to go...
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    The End of a long battle.

    After nearly 2 months of fighting, I released my baby Reeses from his broken body. He hadn't eaten on his own since april 1st after having his teeth filed. He had been getting more and more finnicky...
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    Medications: Acidophilus with milk?

    I bought a bottle of NOW 4X6 Acidophilus capsules. I've been recommended this stuff a few time to add into the hand feeding mixes I am currently having to force feed one of my guinea pigs. I know...
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    Infection: Re: Bed Bugs and Guinea Pigs

    So I have a game plan now. My pigs will get boarded at my vet. While there she will check them over first and then to be better safe than sorry, they will get treated with Revolution. Both times I...
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    Infection: Re: Bed Bugs and Guinea Pigs

    No, she is the only one in the area. My vet is wonderful. She could have just blindly treated them the same as a cat or dog. I think we should agree to disagree because I don't want this same...
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    Infection: Re: Bed Bugs and Guinea Pigs

    It was the exotic pet expert vet that was wrong. Not Mine. She did not reccommend ANY treatment.
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    Infection: Bed Bugs and Guinea Pigs

    My apartment is currently infested with bed bugs. I called my vet to see if my pigs need to get some kind of treatment or some kind of testing to be sure no eggs are on them. My vet didn't know so...
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    Conditions: Re: Reeses' turn to be sick and act odd

    My scale broke and I won't be able to afford a new one any time soon. He eats a normal healthy amount when he's on the floor running around so I haven't needed to hand feed. I measure the amount of...
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    Conditions: Re: Reeses' turn to be sick and act odd

    No, My vet didn't do any x-rays. I have seen him go to his food bowl in his cage a few times but he still acts like I've been starving him from his pellets and gobbles a lot of it down when he is...
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    Conditions: Re: Reeses' turn to be sick and act odd

    His droppings have firmed up since he has had 2 doses of probiotics. There are air pockets in alot but thats a step in the right direction. Do you think it's possible something in his mouth makes...
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    Conditions: Re: Reeses' turn to be sick and act odd

    He won't touch any veggies now when I offer it. He'll greedily take an oxbow hard treat but anything fresh he just sniffs and walks away. I've slowly changed his hay to a medley of timothy, orchard...
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    Conditions: Re: Reeses' turn to be sick and act odd

    Unfortunately it is not that simple. For the past 4month we have been battling bloat. Severe at times. So there has been several months of taking away, adding, adjusting fresh and dried treats. And...
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    Conditions: Re: Bene-bac probiotic treatment suggestions

    I tried the lettuce. He won't eat any of his lettuce so he just sniffed it and was more interested in sniffing my hand than wanting to eat it.
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    Conditions: Re: Reeses' turn to be sick and act odd

    Reeses is eating, just not in his cage. He will eat if I put is food bowl on the floor and some hay on a plate and give him free roaming time. He will nibble his orchard hay and take a oxbow treat...
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