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Disorders and Diseases of Guinea Pigs: Guinea Pigs: The Merck ...

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Because pregnancy and nursing require extra nutrients, pregnant guinea pigs may develop a sudden ...

What are the common health problems in pet guinea pigs? - RSPCA ...

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Aug 12, 2014 ... Many of the common health problems seen in pet guinea pigs are often ... Vitamin C deficiency related disease usually involves swollen joints ... Guinea pigs fed an inappropriate diet are highly susceptible to dental problems.

Diseases of Guinea Pigs (Notes) - NetVet

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Diseases of Guinea Pigs PAT 707, Diseases of Laboratory Animals II ... sows seem to be more susceptible, however; fatal generalized disease, stillbirths, and .... with genital infection of female guinea pigs by the chlamydial agent of guinea pig ...

Caring for Your Pet Guinea Pig - Exotic Vet Care

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Also know as cavies, guinea pigs are rodents Native to the Andes Mountains of South America. .... Female guinea pigs are quite prone to reproductive disease.

Guinea Pig Illness Warning Signs - Petfinder

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A guinea pig's health can deteriorate very quickly. By the time problems become apparent, illnesses may be life-threatening. Discover the warning signs of ...

Cancers and Tumors in Guinea Pigs | petMD

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Most types of cancer are not common in guinea pigs until they are four to five years ... Guinea pigs that have been inter-bred (within relatives) are more prone to ...

Vitamin C Deficiency in Guinea Pigs | petMD

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Guinea pigs are prone to vitamin C deficiency as they lack the body ... due to other illnesses or physical problems that are preventing the guinea pig from eating ...

Guinea Pigs

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Guinea pigs, also known as cavies, are rodents native to the Andes ... directly from the rectum will lose weight, fail to thrive, and are prone to fecal impaction. ... as they have been shown to cause respiratory and liver disease in Guinea pigs. ... 1) Female (sow): Females reach sexual maturity as early as 2 months of age and .....

Guinea Pig Pregnancy Guinea Pig Reproductive Problems

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Gives The Causes And Treatment Of Guinea Pig Reproductive Diseases. ... pet store employees to tell young male guinea pigs from young female guinea pigs.

Husbandry, Handling, and Common Diseases of Guinea Pigs, Rats ...

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Husbandry, Handling, and Common Diseases of Guinea Pigs, Rats, and Hamsters ... In general, wire cages are easier to clean and are less prone to build up toxic ... Pregnant females, or females that may be pregnant, should be housed in ...

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Guinea Pig Respiratory Problems, Diseases, Tumors, Lice & More ...

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Guinea Pigs are commonly affected by respiratory infections, diarrhea, tumors ... Female pigs are more prone to cystitis (bladder infection) then are male guinea ...

Common Diseases of Guinea Pig - Gopetsamerica.com

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Because guinea pigs do not manufacture vitamin C, they can be prone to a scurvy if they are not fed foods high in this vitamin. Scurvy is a disease that causes ...

Common Ailments - Sarnia Guinea Pig Rescue

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Usually, the first signs of illness in your guinea pig will be a loss of appetite and .... make guinea pigs more susceptible to stones, and that high calcium levels in ...