Can I give my pig Pepto-Bismol?
You may be able to give your pig some hydrogen peroxide, ipecac or Pepto-Bismol, per the instructions of your veterinarian, in order to get the stomach emptied of the toxic substance. An electrolyte solution and plenty of fluids are necessary to replenish lost fluids.
Why is my bunny pooping but not peeing?
No Urine or Droppings If the bunny stops urinating and pooing, then you should take it to the veterinarian. Lack of poo can suggest a blockage in the gut, perhaps a fur blockage, or some other material if your bunny eats cardboard or carpet or other indigestible things that can get caught in its guts.
Why do guinea pigs poop all the time?
It is for this reason that fecal matter tends to collect in that area during impaction. Guinea pigs are grazers and thus, eat and drink anytime they are awake. This also means that their digestive system is always busy, which means that cavies poop every so often as long as they are awake.
What happens when a pig goes off feed?
Pneumonia is another common illness that can suddenly show up literally within hours. There may or may not be signs of illness leading up to your pig going off feed, but there is usually a high temperature as well. Click here to read more about pneumonia.
Why does my Pig Vomit all the time?
Elevated temperatures in pigs happen for a number of reasons, as does vomiting. Is it hot outside? Your pigs core temp can be elevated due to heat. Your pig can also vomit because of getting too hot, this is one of the signs of a heat stroke. You can read more about summertime issues by clicking here and reading our seasonal issues section.
When to take a constipated guinea pig to the vet?
If you suspect your guinea pig is constipated because he is not passing pellets regularly, then your guinea pig may not be eating well. If your guinea pig is not eating well, then take him to see a vet immediately.
Why does my guinea pig poop all the time?
Clumped poop, big poop, and blocked poop could be an indicator of a gut problem or point to aging rectal muscles in your guinea pig. On top of my previous two recommendations (abundant hay and sufficient hydration), you should avoid feeding your guinea pigs grain.
Why does my guinea pig not go to the bathroom?
When you notice your pet spending a lot of time circling the cage, then your guinea pig might be sensing some danger. You can also notice some differences in their pooping and eating habits when they are scared. They will suddenly stop going to the bathroom or eating when they are scared due to stress and fear.
What to do if your guinea pig is constipated?
If your guinea pig is constipated, you may observe the guinea pig is uncomfortable during pooping or is acting like he’s pooping but nothing comes out. If the problem persists more than a day, I highly recommend visiting an exotic vet who specializes in small animals, including guinea pigs as soon as you can.
Why does my guinea pig run and hide?
Guinea Pigs Are Naturally Scared Animals Guinea pigs are naturally scared animals. They respond with flight rather than fight and will always try to hide and run if they think they can be in any kind of danger. Sometimes they can sense danger that isn’t really dangerous.