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i have a guinea pig he is 4 years old and in the last few days

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i have a guinea pig he is 4 years old and in the last few days he hasn't come out for food and water so i checked on him and he is still alive but can hardly walk !
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  gpvet replied 4 years ago.
Hi there

I am sorry to hear that Ping is unwell.

Unfortunately Guinea pigs that are not eating and drinking are usually seriously unwell. The fact that he is unable to walk says to me that he is probably very weak and dehydrated. I think that he needs to be checked by a vet as a matter of urgency to find out why he is like this.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to ask.

Debbie

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