The GLX-Files:General disclaimer

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Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional veterinary care. Do not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. This should be left to an experienced veterinarian. If you have an ill cavy or suspect your guinea pig has a medical problem, promptly contact an exotics vet.

The author of this site is not a vet and is speaking only from the experience and advice of others.


There is no guarantee of either safety or effectiveness of the advice or recommended medications under all situations. Most dosages (but not all) are derived from the published literature. Some are based on the experience of members of Guinea Lynx Forums. The author of this web site assumes no responsibility for recommendations or dosages contained within.

Consult with a licensed professional veterinarian before administering any medication or pursuing any course of treatment.


You are responsible for the health of your guinea pig and in the end, a qualified exotics vet experienced in treating guinea pigs, will be your best resource for dealing with illnesses.

We hope we've helped you learn how to optimize the health for your guinea pig and convinced you that there may be no time to waste when your guinea pig looks ill.

Share your own advice on raising and caring for a cavy or post questions on medical issues on Guinea Lynx Forums. And be sure to find an experienced vet before you need one!

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