Causes of a loss of appetite in a guinea pig. When a guinea pig loses its appetite it is a time to be concerned. One of the things that guinea pigs love to do is to eat. They always need to be chewing something, to help grind their teeth down. If they don’t grind down their teeth, their teeth start to hurt them. They also love to eat because they are big eaters. They will usually eat until they are full and enjoy hunting for food to eat.
So when a guinea pig isn’t eating, it is a serious cause for concern.
Why might this be?
There are three reasons why a guinea pig may not be eating and has a loss of appetite.
3 Causes of a loss of appetite in a guinea pig
- Teeth issues
- Pain they might be feeling.
- Bladder or Kidney Stones