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  1. IrenLovesPigs

    Blog My 3 year old now guinea pig has some serious skin issue

    My 3 years old American short haired guinea pig has been having some skin issues. About a year ago we noticed he was losing his hair due to his sibling mounting him. We separated them but hair was still falling out. We switched his bedding to the SoFresh allergen free bedding. It seemed to help...
  2. IrenLovesPigs

    URI/Upper Respiratory Infection Guinea pig with lump and coughing

    I'm trying to get a picture sent to me !
  3. IrenLovesPigs

    URI/Upper Respiratory Infection Guinea pig with lump and coughing

    My two cousins got two 2 month old guinea pigs for Christmas from Petsmart. One is dark brown, with black through out her body with a white diamond on her nape of her neck her name is Leya. The other is white and light brown, her name is Cappuccino. My cousin called me in panic cause she noticed...
  4. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    well monday he died at my home
  5. IrenLovesPigs

    Chat so my kid wants a guinea pig...

    I say go for it just b prepared for the responsibilities. It mght get messy. I got my first piggy in 2011 and he was 3 I got my second piggy last new year. My first piggy loves my second. U might consider getting 2 pigs so they have each other. They r pack animals and like other pigs to live...
  6. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    OK he has some slime on his eye. Wat is that?
  7. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    Yea my mom and I pulled poop out to clear his track. Does that count. His tummy is girlgly tho
  8. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    OK I see hear me out. My mother told me that since he is still eating and drinking that we r not taking him to the vet. But the day he stops eating n drinking that we r going to take him to the ft. She knows that the vet will say that its best to put him down. Is that a good idea, keeping him...
  9. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    Then there is nothing that I can do? :'(
  10. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    I don't think u people know my piggies problem. He had a stroke its like a human having a stroke. He has brain damage. Wat vet can help with that. His balance is off his ability to walk is gone. If a human had this problem would He or she would not go to the doctor he or she would got to a...
  11. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    But I'm not ready to say goodbye so fast. I have a cremation place in mind but I don't know if its his time
  12. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    I still think with motor therapy he could mke it. My mom is lifting his belly and he is trying to walk. His right leg is weak. I wld never put him down
  13. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    Ive had him since he was two and i have another piggy that is 11 months that ive had since his 7 weeks old. but as a family of 5 and having a dog and 60+ monarch caterpillars to feed it gets expensive. My sister is in college and my parents have to make sure that our bills come first, if you get...
  14. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    I dont want to hurt him anymore he is like 7 he could die early if I give him meds and stuff, im all bout the natural remedies
  15. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    they do but they want that to be the last thing we do cuz if he gets better with therapy and is all well no need to spend money on meds that might not help. He had a stroke what vet knows how to fix that. he has brain damage no meds can fix that.
  16. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    I dont have the money for a vet. :( My science teacher had many guinea pig and has worked with them for over 20+ years. i got my piggy from her !
  17. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    well the oil is for the constipation, its to make his feces that is blocked up smooth and easier to pass. The science teacher is certified for pet therapy. Its like human therapy but for small pets. I dont want to take him to the vet cause i dont have the money for it and i dont want to make the...
  18. IrenLovesPigs

    Conditions Guinea pig and Stroke

    Help! I come home from school to clean my guinea pigs cage and I lift a hut to find my oldest piggy (Sonny) lying there with his brother (Yoda) beside him. I lay a towel on the the floor and put Yoda out and Sonny is not moving. I pick him up but usually he would run away but he just was laying...
  19. IrenLovesPigs

    General Would Getting Another GP Be A Good Idea?

    yes it would be fine.... I got my 5 month piggy at 17 weeks and i had to introduce him to my 6 years old piggy. It took a month or so. I had their cages side by side for two weeks. By the third week i started introducing them face to face. My older piggy (Sonny), was making sure he was dominant...
  20. IrenLovesPigs

    Chat You know you're a guinea pig owner when...

    i have two piggies and seeing them run around chasing each other and vocalizing with each other is great.. what any mother wants to know :)
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