A Healthy Guinea Pig



A healthy guinea pig should be inquisitive and active.

Check for the following:

Eyes : Bright and clear, without any discharge

Nose : Clean and free of discharge

Mouth : Clean. Dribbling can be a sign of problems

Breathing : Quite and regular. Should not be labored

Coat : Dense and Shiny. Skin free of scales and sores

Body condition : Plump and well fed. No abnormal swellings