Guinea Pig Health

Guinea Pig losing fur

I have a female Guinea Pig who appears to be losing the fur on her back – is this normal?

Without knowing a lot of information regarding your Guinea Pig in terms of her husbandry and environment Mange is one common cause of hair loss in Guinea Pigs and this may have been ‘introduced’ via their hay or bedding. Treatment for such an issue is usually straightforward however needs an accurate diagnosis to ensure relevant treatment is given.

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