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    Injury: Re: Emergency: Bleeding nose

    I feel it may be important to note that this particular piggie has had a sneezing problem since we got her at 1 month old. The vet said it was just allergies and nothing to worry about. Does anyone...
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    Injury: Re: Emergency: Bleeding nose

    Today she is sneezing out blood again. I took her to the vet last time and they said everything was fine. Again, she is acting fine and eating and everything but all the while she is periodically...
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    Injury: Re: Emergency: Bleeding nose

    Thank you for the help! She cleaned herself up on her own and the bleeding has stopped without any changes in her behavior. My closest exotic vet is quite far away and my piggies really don't like...
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    Injury: Re: Emergency: Bleeding nose

    it seems there is only blood coming from one nostril. Again i don't see anything inside her nose and she is breathing fine.
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    Injury: Emergency: Bleeding nose

    Hi,
    My guinea pig is sneezing and her nose is bleeding. She wipes it with her paw occasionally. I can't see any hay or anything poking out of her nose and she won't let me clean it. I do not have...
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    alrighty! The ivertmectin should be getting here tomorrow I will give them the calculated doses, behind the ears and on bald spots. :) love ya bpatters
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    Thank you! Do you think I could give them a little less than what you calculated? Or is what you calculated absolutely what they need? They have never been given Ivermectin before and I don't want...
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    I'm so sorry! I do have the 1 ML syringe smallest it goes to is 0.1. I have a bunch of disposable ones.
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    One pig weighs 947 grams and the other one weighs 1144 grams. I have a syringe but the smallest it goes to is 0.5 cc.
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    Oh goodness. I ordered it when I saw it on Guinea Lynx http://www.guinealynx.info/ivermectin_products.html
    I was hoping to give them each the tiniest drop behind each ear... I really don't want to...
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    Its exactly this...
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    Okay thank you i’ve ordered the Cattle Drench stuff and it’ll be here in a couple days. before that time is there anything you know of that i can do to help my piggies be more comfortable?
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    Mites: Re: Treatment of mites?

    Okay just to make sure, I treat them with the cattle ivertmectin?
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    Mites: Treatment of mites?

    Hi... my piggies have recently been scratching and loosing hair. I took a look today and saw that there were white moving specs in their fur. Pigs are itchy and their hair is falling off in clumps....
  15. Skin Problems: Re: Suspected Fungal Infection, Next Steps?

    Just bathed my piggies and I am currently letting them air dry completely in a warm room. I gave them lots of snacks and they are dry for the most part aside from slightly damp bums but I did just...
  16. Skin Problems: Suspected Fungal Infection, Next Steps?

    Hi!, I have recently found an increasing number of tufts of fur with skin plugs on the ends and my piggies seem to be a little itchier than normal. I am yet to find any bald spots or scabby areas on...
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    Hair Loss: Re: Found A tuft of fur, why?

    87134Here is a picture
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    Hair Loss: Found A tuft of fur, why?

    Hey! Today I found a tuft of fur in the piggy cage. It seems to be a pretty good chunk and it is held together at the bottom with what I think is skin. All of my piggies have shiny hair and I cannot...
  19. Nails/Nail Trimming: Re: Guinea Pig Broke Her Nail In Half, It is hanging on by the quick.

    Are you saying just cut the quick and dip it into styptic powder right away?
  20. Nails/Nail Trimming: Re: Guinea Pig Broke Her Nail In Half, It is hanging on by the quick.

    I do not want her to accidentally bite it off or hit it on anything
  21. Nails/Nail Trimming: Guinea Pig Broke Her Nail In Half, It is hanging on by the quick.

    Hey, so somehow my guinea pig managed to break her nail almost completely in half. The tip of her nail is hanging off of her foot by the quick of the whole nail. I'm not gonna try to cut it off and I...
  22. Nails/Nail Trimming: Cut too far on nail today, is styptic powder okay?

    Hey! I cut to far on my piggies nail today and I panicked and dipped her whole foot in styptic powder, I brushed a lot of it off but there was still a little on there and she stuck her foot into her...
  23. Sneezing: Re: 5 month old sneezing since adoption, how to help her?

    Right now I use Kaytee but I am definitely going to switch to Oxbow. Hopefully Button will decide it is tasteful and will change her sneezing habits.
  24. Biting: Re: Advice on nail trimming a biting piggy?

    One of mine absolutely despises nail trimming so when the day comes I put on a very thick sweatshirt and fabric gloves. She can bite the fabric all she wants, and it won't deter me from trimming her...
  25. Sneezing: 5 month old sneezing since adoption, how to help her?

    Hi!, My baby, Button, has been sneezing since we got her (at 1 month) she has no other symptoms (no nasal discharge,no dull eyes/coat,no abnormal behavior, she is eating) and is acting COMPLETELY...
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