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Post  Admin on Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:08 am

Fits

"If you see a guinea pig have a fit, usually after alot of scratching, chances are it has a fungal skin problem, that has not be diagnosed early enough. Now it has become worse."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.oginet.com/pgurney/fits.htm


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Fractures.

Post  Admin on Tue Mar 17, 2009 4:40 am

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"Fractures where the bone could be shattered inside the leg or stick out through the skin have be treated by a qualified vet, making a proper diagnosis. It may be necessary to get a X ray to see the full extent of the damage."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.oginet.com/pgurney/fractures.htm

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"A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. It is a break in the continuity of the bone. While many fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones."

FOR MORE INFORMATION --- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bone_fracture


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FERTILITY

Post  Admin on Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:00 am

"Take your boars away from their mothers when they are four weeks old. By that time they have had enough milk, and they are ready to leave their mother's company. "

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://web.onetel.net.uk/~petergurney/f.html#_FERTILITY


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Fungal infestations

Post  Admin on Sat Mar 21, 2009 5:48 am

#1
"Fungal infestations (such as ringworm) are also possible, these can be treated with antifungal baths or ointments."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/2517/health.html

OR SEE (Antifungal Agents), UNDER "A".

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"Fungal infections often start on the face as areas of patchy, itchy hair loss. There may be multiple sites, on the back and limbs, especially in warm weather."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/fungus.html


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FUR MITES

Post  Admin on Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:08 am

"Two different mites can occasionally be found on guinea pigs, one harmless and another that bites our guinea pigs and can even bite us:"

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/furmites.html


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FORAGES (SAFE)

Post  Admin on Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:16 am

"Try These Familiar Forages
Asiatic Dayflower
Chickweed
Cleavers
Dandelion
Nut Grass, Early
Oxalis
Plantain -- Narrow Leaves
Plantain -- Wide Leaves
White Clover
Yarrow"

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/forages_common.html

"A diet that includes grass and other fresh forages can improve the health of your cavy. Grass is especially important, as it is the back bone of every guinea pig's diet."

FOR MORE INFORMATION ALSO SEE --- http://www.guinealynx.info/forages.html


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FASTING FOR SURGERY

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 9:58 am

"There are two schools of thought. Some vets find one to two hours sufficient. Others fast for four to eight hours."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/surgery.html#fasting


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FATTY EYE (Pea Eye(

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:00 am

"Pea eye (or fatty eye) is a permanent protrusion of the conjunctival sac, thought to be inherited. Pea eye and fatty eye are frequently grouped together by vets as conjunctival swelling. "

QUOTE & INFORMATION FROM -- http://www.guinealynx.info/eyes.html#pea

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FAVORITE FOODS

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:01 am

"What do people really feed their guinea pigs? It's different for everyone and depends on what is in season, whether you are interested in foraging for greens, and what you think is good for your guinea pig, not to mention what your pig is willing to eat."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/fave.html


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FEEDING BY HAND

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:02 am

"Hand feeding can save your guinea pig's life. Sick guinea pigs very seldom get over an illness without help and can decline VERY QUICKLY. Do not hesitate to seek competent veterinary care if you suspect your pig is ill."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/handfeeding.html


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FEET

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:04 am

"Trim nails regularly and examine your guinea pig's feet so you can catch problems like pododermatitis (bumblefoot) before they become serious."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/feet.html


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FINDING A VET

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:05 am

"Locating a veterinarian soon after you get your guinea pig means you have someone to turn to in an emergency. For rural pig owners, who may live many miles from a vet, finding and getting to know a vet who can help is essential. "

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/vet.html


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FOOD

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:06 am

"Every cavy needs daily:
Vitamin C
Fresh Water
Quality Pellets
Unlimited Grass Hay
Fresh Vegetables"

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/diet.html


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FREE RANGE HOUSING

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:11 am

"Most of our guinea pigs spend the majority of their lives in a cage. Ideally it is spacious and stimulating, but it is a cage, just the same."

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- http://www.guinealynx.info/my-pigs.html


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FRUIT CHART

Post  Admin on Fri Mar 27, 2009 10:12 am

"Fruits at a Glance"

FOR FRUIT CHART SEE -- http://www.guinealynx.info/diet_fruit.html

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