Case studies, news updates and clinical resources dedicated to this popular rodent species.
Benjamin Witcomb explains the basic needs of these popular pets and the VN’s role in supporting owners in caring for them.
John Chitty explains how owners can provide for the needs of their pet rabbits and guinea pigs as well as possible.
From the Vet Times archives – Elisabetta Mancinelli explores research that has come off the back of increasing awareness of this species.
April Louise Murphy discusses the care of these popular pets, including housing, nutrition and common ailments.
Elisabetta Mancinelli, in the final of her series, considers common diseases affecting the reproductive and respiratory tract.
Elisabetta Mancinelli begins this series by discussing urinary tract and gastrointestinal disorders that are frequently seen in these patients.
Ahead of the inaugural Guinea Pig Awareness Week (22 to 28 March), vet Suzanne Moyes of Burgess Pet Care – organiser of the event – answers questions covering common health problems, nutritional needs and owner engagement…
Mónica Guerrero Méndez discusses the examination, treatment and outcome in this patient, as well as the need to consider this differential diagnosis when investigating abdominal masses.
Elisabetta Mancinelli describes the clinical presentation and diagnosis of this condition, as well as management and surgical options.
Elisabetta Mancinelli examines how to manage this species by assessing its natural behaviour and interaction with other animals.
Like primates, guinea pigs cannot produce their own vitamin C, so it must be supplied in the diet.
Jenny Towers examines causes of skin disorders presenting in guinea pigs, such as self-chewed fur, and how treatment methods can include aromatherapy.