Links - Guinea Pigs and the Flu Virus / Colds

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Post   » Fri Nov 13, 2009 9:41 pm

LINKS - Guinea Pigs and the Flu Virus / Colds

Many agree that the possibility of human-to-cavy cold virus/flu virus transmission is not high.

Even so, it is always wise to use precautions when handling pets while you're ill:
  • Proper hand washing before handling and feeding your guinea pig,
  • Avoid coughing or sneezing near your guinea pig,
  • Postpone lap time until you have recovered.
Discussions on the topic can be found on the following threads: Be aware of your guinea pig's typical habits. Learn the signs of normal behavior and the signs of possible illness. Remember to weigh weekly!

See also:

Guinea Lynx Care Guide: What's Normal?

Guinea Lynx Care Guide: Weigh Weekly!

Guinea Lynx Care Guide: Health Tips

Signs of Illness

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