What does a healthy guinea pig look like?

Click to find out to look out for, when checking to make sure your guinea pig is healthy and happy.

What does a healthy guinea pig look like?

When choosing your guinea pigs (they should be at least 4-5 weeks old), it is important to make sure they are healthy - you can do this with a quick visual health
 check.

Nine Daily Health Checks for Guinea Pigs

There are nine checks you can maker on a daily basis, to make sure your guinea pig is healthy and happy...
  1. Agile, and able to move around with no signs of stiffness or difficulty
  2. Well covered, and not bony
  3. Glossy coat with no sores or bald patches
  4. Bright and alert
  5. Clean eyes, ears, mouth and nose, with no signs of discharge
  6. No signs of dental problems
  7. No signs of breathing problems
  8. No signs of lumps and bumps
  9. Clean bottom

Guinea Pig Health Check

  pet types : Guinea Pig Small Animal

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