Wheekly Health Check
My Guinea Pigs Health Check List
(Documents that you can download are available at the end of this page.)
My guinea pigs are called …………………………………..
My day for checking my guinea pigs is ………………………… (every single week)
I know that by checking them regularly and keeping them clean they will be happy and healthy.
Bites – sometimes even best friends have little fall outs, check under the chin
Ears – check there are no crusty or dirty bits
Eyes – they should be clear, not runny or cloudy. Check no foreign bodies in there
Feet – trim toe nails if necessary, should be no sores on the pads either
Grease gland on the tail – check it is not too dirty, may need a quick wash
Long hair – keep trimmed
Droppings – should never be loose or runny
Lumps – body lumps need investigating, vet visit needed
Mouth – check for scabs in corners
Nose – should be clear not runny
Parasites and skin – absolutely no redness, baldness, scurf or wriggly things
Teeth – should be level, not broken
Forms to download
Documents are both in PDF format so should work on any PC or Mac with Adobe Reader installed. If you do not have this on your PC or Mac then please visit Adobe – the software is free.
Print a form out for each Piggy