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Ringworm

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Ringworm

Guinea pigs can suffer from a variety of skin complaints; one of these being ringworm, however, the infection is not caused by a worm.

A severe case of ringworm
©Filipe Martinho

What is ringworm?

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If I suspect my guinea pig has ringworm, how will my vet diagnose it?

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What should I clean my guinea pigs' environment with?

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What can I do to prevent ringworm?

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