Monitoring• Check your guinea pigs over regularly.
• Weigh them and keep a record of weight as this cane be a good indicator of ill health and help you catch problems quickly.
• Have a good rummage about in their coats and note any scaly skin, dandruff, bald a patches or thinning hair which might indicate a skin problem.
• Have a look at their front teeth. Are they even? Is there anything stuck in them? If you suspect a back teeth problem see a rodent specialist.
• Also check over your pets ears, eyes, bottom and paws for any signs of illness of injury.