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Bumblefoot in guinea pigs

Bumblefoot is the common term used to describe a condition called pododermatitis. This is where the soles of the feet of the guinea pig become red, ulcerated and infected, usually by a bacteria called staphylococcus. The condition commonly happens with many species including caged parrots, rabbits and other rodent species such as rats and chinchillas.

This episode is taken from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis and provides information to help you understand more about the health and welfare of your guinea pig.

Select this link to read more information about the health and welfare of your guinea pig.