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  1. Re: Pet shop thief throws stolen guinea pig out of moving car - KRON4

    Saw this on a news feed. It takes a certain type of lowlife to do that to a defenseless animal. Hope they throw the book at them.
  2. Rescues: Re: Banning water bottles and favoring water bowls?

    I had the opposite problem with Ginger and Checkers. Both came as a pair from Petsmart and had water bottle only in the store. We go them to their new home and used water bottles, several so they...
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    Sad: Re: pigs wont eat after other passed

    Keep an eye on them for sure, it could be that the volume is less due to your loss of a piggy. Sorry to hear that.
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    General: Re: Keeping pig warm

    I would set up the cage the way folks with reptiles do it. One side of the cage is kept warm with either a heating pad or light and the other is cooler so they can adjust to what suits them.
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    Behavior: Ginger and Checkers close call

    I decided to put this in the About discussion thread rather than the Medical thread as the situation has been resolved so it is not still active, but thought the info is still relevant. I also...
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    Exercise: Re: Guinea Pig Wheelchair

    Have you considered hydro-therapy? I.E. put him in a tub with the water just high enough to take the weight off his legs but low enough to walk.
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    Bonding: Re: Does anyone own dogs as well??

    As was pointed out already for some dogs it's in their DNA, it will never be safe. For your info here is an article on ratters.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratter_(dog)

    I know it's wikipedia...
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    Not Eating: Re: Paralyzed Guinea Pig, Won't Eat

    Pestsmart sells the Vit, C supp. That's where we gt ours.
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    Not Eating: Re: Paralyzed Guinea Pig, Won't Eat

    Try bell peppers for the Vit. C. not as strong as a supplement but not to shabby either. If he eats hay and other veggies it's probably not his teeth. Only way to know for sure is to set up a video...
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    Not Eating: Re: Paralyzed Guinea Pig, Won't Eat

    You may need to rig up something like this:

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    Level of Effort: Re: Traveling to visit family

    Yeah, it's for dry but works great with baby carrots, apple slices and cut up lettuce. Our girls are well behaved so there are no issues.
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    Level of Effort: Re: Traveling to visit family

    We sometimes go away for a night or two. We make sure all hay balls are full, all food bowls are full and all water is full. Then I bought this;...
  13. Frustrated: Re: What should I do about guinea pigs and college??

    If your parents are able I would start training them to take care of them. Then since you are going away to college, use the piggys as a reason for you to come home. When I was in school my mom would...
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    Behavior: Re: Piggys channeling their inner dog

    Never thought about the horse behavior but you are 100% spot on, even down to the affinity for hay! Please satisfy my curiosity and elucidate me on the horse petting areas!
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    Behavior: Piggys channeling their inner dog

    Does anyone else notice that their piggys seem to think they are dogs? Our two piggys, Checkers and Ginger seem to think they are dogs. If they are out having run around time and they hear our voice...
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    General: Re: Oxbow or Sharwood?-Scurvy advice?

    Bell peppers have a lot of Vit. C. maybe give her a bit more.
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    Injury: Re: White/ cloudy eye

    Any chance it could be a cataract? The description sounds about right.
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    Conditions: Re: Guinea pigs poop longer / farting

    Are you feeding any treats or food that has yogurt or other diary in it?
  19. Conditions: Re: This is Ginger, these are Gingers bald spots

    The guinealynx pages are a wonderful source of info. I was looking at her bald spots and they just did not match up with the fungal infection pics. So I was perusing the lynx page. Ginger's first...
  20. What breed?: Re: Discovering your Piggy's breed/colors/pattern

    Here is Checkers:
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    Here is Ginger:
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  21. Thread: Spur

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    Grooming: Re: Spur

    We use the back against belly method but make it a three person job. The piggys belong to my two kids so everyone helps. Anyway here is how it works for us. One holds the piggy. The other uses a...
  22. Conditions: This is Ginger, these are Gingers bald spots

    We noticed these bald spots when giving her a bath. The skin is nice and pink with no sign of blood, but is lacking hair. Any ideas? We don't know if she did it or her cage mate did it or other....
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    General: Re: Location location location

    Why choose? Everypiggy.
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    Play: Re: Ideas for Hideaway/Hut

    For our piggys, I bought quite few different ones, some more pricey then others. The one they really like? A cardboard box.
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      Cage: Re: Let's see your cage Pictures please.

    Not an optimal cage size for two very spoiled piggys, but good enough for a road triphttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190818/5809cc874f730f29d354b0189c116b13.jpg

    Sent from my SM-G920P using...
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