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How To Clean Your Guinea Pigs' Eyes

A guinea pigs’ eyes should be bright and shiny. If they're not, there is an underlying problem.

Discharge builds up naturally in the corners of a guinea pig's eyes - just like any other mammal - and the GP will remove this with its paws. However, if you notice that the eyes are crusty, cloudy, protruding or ulcerated, there is a health problem that needs addressing. For example, crusty eyes and a runny nose indicates a respiratory infection or allergy. In these circumstances a trip to the vet is needed.


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A healthy Guinea pigs' eyes are shiny and bright

If your guinea pig's eyes need cleaning, and yet they don’t seem able to do it themselves, this too may indicate a health problem. Ask your vet for advice.

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Jayda, 27 May 2020

My. Guinea pig has eye boogers


Meg, 19 August 2019

hello, thank you for this but I'm just a little paranoid. I have a total of three guinea pigs and have had them for about a year now and they have been fine and healthy. I was gone from home for a couple of hours and one of my guinea pigs eyes (both of them) are squinted and one of them is a bit red. thanks

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