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Printable HTML and PDF Pages

The files on this page are formatted for easy printing. Make a copy for yourself, your vet, or for an adopter. Copyright restrictions apply.

    Weight & Treatment Sheets -- record your cavy's weight changes
    Dangerous Medications -- an important list for every guinea pig owner
    Nutritional Charts and Dietary Guidelines -- choose the best foods
    Ivermectin Treatment Pages -- mange mites can kill
    NEW! - Disaster Preparedness! - Zombie Dangers!


WEIGHT & TREATMENT SHEETS
Recording your cavy's weight and medical treatments is a valuable tool for monitoring your pet's health.

Six record sheets (treatment on one side, weight on the other) are included in the Cavy Health Record Book, a handy reference, summarizing much of the information available on this site (Read More). If you're not already recording your guinea pigs' weight, start today!

    Weight Record Sheet
    Treatment Record Sheet
    Group Weight Sheet (not included in booklet)


DANGEROUS MEDICATIONS
Not all vets are aware that some drugs can be deadly to guinea pigs. If you have any concerns, print this list and take it with you (this list is also included in the Cavy Health Record Book).

    Dangerous Medications


NUTRITIONAL CHARTS AND GUIDELINES
Links to these printable HTML pages and to additional information on nutrition can also be found in the Diet Section on the Nutrition and Hay Pages.

A sample list of the vegetables and fruits the author feeds her guinea pigs:
    "My Favorite Vegetables and Fruits" -- PRINT (edited version)

Information on the nutritional content of various fruits and vegetables, their vitamin C content, calcium content, and oxalic acid content of select vegetables:
    Vegetable Chart -- vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, Ca:P ratio -- PRINT
    Fruit Chart -- vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, Ca:P ratio -- PRINT
    Vitamin C -- high/low ordered list -- PRINT
    Calcium -- high/low ordered list -- PRINT
    Calcium:Phosphorus Ratios -- high/low ordered list -- PRINT
    Oxalic Acid Content -- high/low ordered list of select vegetables -- PRINT

Information on the nutritional content of various hays:
    Hay Chart -- calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, Ca:P ratio -- PRINT
    Calcium -- high/low ordered list, moisture free values for hay -- PRINT
    Calcium:Phosphorus Ratios -- high/low ordered list -- PRINT


IVERMECTIN TREATMENT PAGES
Mange mites are extremely painful for your guinea pig. Ivermectin is the treatment of choice. Always remember that the safest course of action is to have your veterinarian treat your guinea pigs for mites.
    Ivermectin Oral Dose Chart
    Ivermectin Topical Treatment Chart

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