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Q. Our guineapig broke his back leg, vet said its difficult to treat, is there anything we can do and how can we see if he is in pain?

A. There is not much that can be done in order to treat other than putting him in a small cage for 4-6 weeks in order to help it healing naturally.

If he is in pain he will be lethargic, might make noises and might stop eating.

Pain killers can be given as needed for that period of healing (Metcam).

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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