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    Genitals: Re: Swollen genitals, wet scabs, discoloration

    Vet took an x-ray and found no stones. He put her on Baytril pills for 6 days to help clean up the infection. He thinks the scabbing is from her cleaning herself due to the irritation.

    She is...
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    Genitals: Re: Swollen genitals, wet scabs, discoloration

    Also, she does not squeak when she urinates. She is still eating her hay and food normally.
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    Genitals: Swollen genitals, wet scabs, discoloration

    Hi

    I have a female guinea pig approx. 5 years old. She's had reoccurring UTIs, which comes from her sitting low to the ground and having long hair around her bottom. I just noticed tonight that...
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    Conditions: Re: Bloody "sac" found in poo

    I made a vet appointment for later today. I am bringing both pigs to verify their sexes (I positive they are both female). I will post pictures later today. I haven't seen anything online that would...
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    Conditions: Bloody "sac" found in poo

    Pepper, my almost 4 yo pig, was treated for a UTI a few weeks ago. This morning I found 3 "sacs" about 5-6 times the size of a regular poo dropping. One was completely covered in poop, but not the...
  6. 1st guina pig loss- Molly aka Ms. Squeaky Pig

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    Here is Molly taking a bath. Isn't she cute?
    Molly came down with something yesterday morning and I rushed her to the vet. They gave me some antibiotics and told me to hand feed her if she...
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    Sick: Re: Gooey eyes, not eating :(

    UPDATE:

    I feed her this morning. She took the food rather well I thought but still not as good as I wanted her to be. Had to go to class for a few hours. I skipped my last class so I could come...
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    Sick: Re: Gooey eyes, not eating :(

    UPDATE:

    I just came back from a cavy vet, thank goodness my local vet knew one in the area. He said that her nose and lungs are clear and her heart is strong. He thinks she picked something up and...
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    Sick: Gooey eyes, not eating :(

    I woke up to find Molly sitting in a hut keeping to herself. When I lifted the hut, she usually finds a new spot, but this time she just sat there. Worried, I picked her up and found that she has...
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    Diet: Re: Overweight piggies need a diet

    Do you have multiple pigs? How do you make sure each is getting enough?
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    Diet: Re: Overweight piggies need a diet

    Oh kgs definitely!
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    Diet: Overweight piggies need a diet

    I went to the vet a few months ago and found out that my pigs are on the larger side. Pepper weights a hefty 1300kg and Molly and Zelda at 1000kg! My vet told me that 1200kg was the max weight. I've...
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    Re: Guinea pig mom :) First guinea pig group!

    I also took the box that you see in the photo and put in a cat cube. I thought that this would be easier to clean (the box would get wet and stay wet) I also put in a liner and bedding to keep it...
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    Re: Guinea pig mom :) First guinea pig group!

    What I did before I got Zelda, was set up the pen during the day which Pepper and Molly would be in. At night I would put the two in a slightly smaller cage so that I could clean their pen and let...
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    Re: new guinea pig owner

    Welcome! I'm new here, but have owned my pigs for almost a year now! I have found this site very helpful and love all the feedback I've gotten. Just keep an open mind to some suggestions you might...
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    Urine: Re: Pepper's bottom is dirty!

    I read that signs of diabetes can be sudden development of cataracts, frequent wet bottom and frequent UTI. Well, over the past few weeks I have noticed her eyes have been getting a blue tint to them...
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    Urine: Re: Pepper's bottom is dirty!

    I don't see any redness or anything that looks infected. I should probably weigh her daily, since she is already a overweight.
  18. Re: Misjudgement Cost the Life of Dear BJ Last Night, Don't Make This Mistake

    I am so incredibly sorry for your loss! I would have never have guessed they could jump that high! Thank you for your bravery in sharing your story and to warn us. May BJ be at peace and rest and...
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    Urine: Re: Pepper's bottom is dirty!

    Oh good! This definitely makes me feel better! She has always been a little odd :P
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    Introductions: Re: Single Girl - Adopting Again?

    My piggie Pepper was like that when I introduced her to Molly and then Zelda. She wanted to be the boss and have all the stuff. But I made the cage large enough and I have 3 huts so they can have...
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    Urine: Pepper's bottom is dirty!

    Pepper is aprrox. 3 years old. Since I have switched to fleece bedding, I've noticed that Pepper's bottom is dirty, like she is peeing on herself. I dunno if she is sitting in her pee or the fleece...
  22. Thread: Scaredy Pig

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    Behavior: Re: Scaredy Pig

    I have had experience with this with my first pig Pepper. She did not like me petting her or being near her. But after a lot of patience and continous attention, she finally warmed up to me and now...
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    Guinea pig mom :) First guinea pig group!

    Hi! I'm Lisa and I have 3 lovely ladies.

    Pepper, Molly and Zelda are my 3 spoiled, adorable and squeaky piggies! I have owned pigs for about a year now and can't imagine my life without these...
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