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    Question Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    Do they? Because I've become pretty positive that one of my 3 guinea pigs has blue eyes. I didn't notice it when I first got her, assuming they were just dark. I thought guinea pigs could only have brown or red eyes and since they weren't red I assumed they were just dark.

    When holding her though and seeing her eyes more closely, I have noticed that around the dark pupil there is a ring of blue-gray colour.

    These are not cataracts for sure....I used to have a guinea pig when I was younger that had cataracts. She was an agouti coloured guinea pig that was born with cataracts. So anyway I know what those look like.

    This guinea pig I have now is white and she's definitely got blue eyes. There's nothing wrong with her eyes either since when I took her to a vet earlier the vet checked them out. I had to take her when one of her eyes was bothering her(she kept closing it). It was irritated and I was given drops. Her eye is fine now....but yeah that's when her eyes were checked out.

    Do you guys have any that have blue eyes? Is it rare or something?

    I guess all 3 of my guinea pigs have different coloured eyes then. . Because one of my other ones has brown and then the other one has red(and the one with red is not an albino...she's 3 different colours).

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    Re: Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    I have had three pigs with blue eyes - all solid white pigs. Two of the three have/had near navy blue eyes and one pig, Algernon, has gorgeous sea blue eyes. No problem with eyesight or anything else, just blue eyes.

    It's not as common as brown eyes, or even ruby eyes, but it's generally not cause for concern by itself.

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    Re: Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    My guinea pig, Hippie (all white Abyssinian), also has light blue eyes. I never thought much of it honestly.

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    Re: Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    My all white guinea pig has blue/grey eyes. She doesn't have very good vision at all but I don't think it has anything to do with her eyes being that color. I think she just has bad vision.

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    Re: Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    Theres a picture of one of my previous guinea pigs under my photos who has blue eyes. Her name was Nawnea, and she was a Red, white, and agouti.. Jackson my red and white texel also has blue eyes.

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    Re: Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    Yeah mine is all white too. It seems like it's mostly entirely white guinea pigs that have this.

    Although it's interesting that one person in this thread has a multi-coloured guinea pig with blue eyes so I guess it's possible for non all white ones.

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    Re: Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    I used to have a male with one brown eye and one gray eye.

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    Re: Some guinea pigs have blue eyes?

    My Roxie has blue eyes. She's brown and white with a little bit of red.

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