- You can quote me
V.A.L. syrup has a lot of B-complex vitamins in it, and we used to use it on occasion a long time ago for that. If the pig needed a B boost, it helped but the "cost" was very high. The liver fraction is either actual liver or liver flavoring, put in to make it palatable to dogs. The smell will knock you down and send every cavy in your home running to the back end of the house.
Far better for B:
BTW, the ER vet who treated him was Dr. Bayon at Orange County Emergency Pet Clinic in Garden Grove. So, yay! A VET IN OC who can operate on guinea pigs!
Coincidently, we have a dog here that got some flesh eating bacteria after a neuter. He lost nearly all the skin on his abdomen and lets. Then he almost went septic from a GI perforation! They all thought he was going to die but a few months and many many skin grafts later, he's still here!
Things can turn around.. but I am very worried for Simon.
I am not sure about that idea. Wouldn't he have contracted stress-related diarrhea sooner, earlier in his ordeal?
I am worried about an ascending abdominal infection. Is Reglan a good idea if there is diarrhea?