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POTTY ISSUES

 

IF YOUR PIGGIE HAS BEEN USING THE POTTY BOX AND SUDDENLY STARTS HAVING ACCIDENTS….

1.       HAS ANYTHING CHANGED WITH THE LITTER BRAND?

2.       HAVE YOU CHANGED THE BOX?

3.       IS THE BOX TOO SMALL?

4.       WERE YOU GONE FOR A DAY OR MORE?

5.       WAS THEIR ROUTINE INTERRUPTED?

6.       WERE THEY NAUGHTY AND IN TROUBLE FOR SOMETHING?

7.       DID YOU HAVE COMPANY?

8.       DID YOU CHANGE HOURS AT WORK?

9.       DID KIDS GO BACK TO SCHOOL/COME HOME FOR BREAK?

 

 

 

OUTSIDE TRAINED PIGGIES THAT START HAVING ACCIDENTS…..

 

1.                   WERE YOU GONE FOR A DAY OR MORE?

2.                   WAS THEIR ROUTINE INTERRUPTED?

3.                   WERE THEY NAUGHTY AND IN TROUBLE FOR SOMETHING?

4.                   DID YOU HAVE COMPANY?

5.                   DID YOU CHANGE HOURS AT WORK?

6.                   DID KIDS GO BACK TO SCHOOL/COME HOME FROM BREAK?

 

Sometimes piggies will act out in anger,frustration, retaliation and may have accidents on the floor. So you will first have to determine if this is the issue.  Or if something with their box changed.

MALES- SOMETIMES MALES CAN GET DEBRIS IN THEIR SHEATH AND GET A SHEATH INFECTION. IT WILL BE REDDISH IN THE AREA AND MAY BE SWOLLEN. IT ALSO MAY BE “CRUSTY” OR “STICKY”. WASH AREA WITH A WARM CLOTH. HE WILL NEED TO GO ON ANTIBIOTICS TO CLEAR UP THE INFECTION.

FEMALES: SOMETIMES FEMALES IN HEAT MAY HAVE ACCIDENTS ON THE FLOOR. IF HER “GIRL PART” IS SWOLLEN, IT MEANS THAT SHE IS IN HEAT. THE SOONER YOU GET HER SPAYED, THE SOONER THE ISSUE WILL STOP.

UTI-

IF YOU HAVE NEVER HAD A UTI, YOU CAN LIKEN IT TO URINATING HOT RAZOR BLADES. IT IS VERY PAINFUL. PIGGIES WILL URINATE OUTSIDE OF THE BOX AS THEY ASSOCIATE THE BOX WITH PAIN. THEY ALSO DO NOT HAVE ANY OTHER WAY TO TELL US THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG. SO THEY WILL HAVE ACCIDENTS TO GET OUR ATTENTION. THEY MAY STILL POO IN THE BOX BUT WILL USUALLY URINATE  NEXT TO OR NEAR THE BOX.  

HE/SHE NEEDS TO BE PUT ON ANTIBIOTICS LIKE AMOXI, SMP TMZ… ETC. GIVE PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND GIVE A LOT OF CRANBERRY JUICE AS IT IS AN ANTIOXIDANT. YOGURT WILL HELP WITH THE PROBIOTICS AS ANTIBIOTICS KILL THE GOOD AND BAD FLORA IN THE INTESTINAL TRACT.

 

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