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This could be a sign of an illness. It could also mean that your guinea pig is cold. Try putting a 25 watt bulb (no higher than that) over the guinea pig's cage, making sure that the animal cannot touch the light or chew the wire. Also, make sure there is plenty of Vitamin C in the animal's diet through vitamin drops in the water or on its food. Dark leafy greens like spinach and kale, and veggies like red pepper, are also very important to keeping a healthy guinea pig.

Check and see if she or he has crustie eyes. It might have uri (uper respatory infection) my little piggie is at the vet right now because of it. If it does you should take it to the vet immediatly. Uri is easily treated it only takes about a week of medication.

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Q: If a guinea pig is sneezing often should you take it to the vet?
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you should take out your ginipigs every day so they can see somebody and get talked to and have some attention

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AnswerIt has a cold, let it run it's course. Pets get sick too. If it has other symptoms and starts to lose weight, then take him to a should contact a vet to see if it is urgent.

What to do if a guniea pig sneezes?

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You should take a guinea pig to a veterinarian if they are sick, obese, pregnant, or if they are in need of a routine checkup.

How many times should you take your guinea pig to vet?

You should take your guinea pigs to see his/her vet for a check-up about once a year. You should always take your guinea pig to the vet if they are showing any signs of illness. If you take care of your guinea pig well, than trips to their vetrinarian will be rare.

How often do you take your guinea pig to the vet?

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Can you take a rectal temp on a guinea pig?

Yes, this is often how vets check the temperature of guinea pigs.

How often should a guinea pig visit the vet?

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Why does your guinea pig have crusty watery half shut eyes and sneezing?

These are both signs of respiratory issues, which can become very serious if gone untreated. Take the sick guinea pig to the vet for proper treatment.

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Guinea pig treatment for when sneezing?

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You should just put it in a cage.

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Can guinea pigs get nits?

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