What Color Should Guinea Pig Urine Be?

Author Adele Gillet

Posted Nov 13, 2022

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There is no one answer to this question as the normal color of guinea pig urine can vary depending on their diet and overall health. However, in general, guinea pig urine should be a light yellow or amber color. If you notice that your guinea pig's urine is a dark yellow or brown color, this could be an indication of dehydration or a potential health issue and you should take them to the vet for a check-up.

What color should I expect my guinea pig's urine to be?

Assuming you are referring to a healthy guinea pig, their urine should be a yellow/orange color. If their urine is any other color, it could be a sign of a health problem and you should take them to the vet.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it normal for a guinea pig to have brown urine?

Yes, a guinea pig’s brown urine is not a problem. It is caused by the same things that can make your guinea pig's red or black urine become excessive - eating too much iron or vitamin B, being pregnant or nursing, and drinking lots of water.

Why is my guinea pig’s urine bright yellow?

Some guinea pigs will produce bright yellow urine as a natural part of their diet or when sick. In healthy guinea pigs, this urine is typically clear, but can turn orange from the presence of porphyrins, which are oxidized when exposed to air or light.

Why is my guinea pigs Pee red and clear?

Many things can cause red pee in guinea pigs, including food, urine stones, and urinary tract infection. Occasionally blood may be present in clear urine. If you are concerned about your pet's health, contact a veterinarian for a diagnosis.

How to tell if a guinea pig has blood in urine?

A dipstick is a simple way of checking if there is blood in a guinea pig's urine.

Can biotics change the color of a guinea pig’s urine?

Yes, biotics can change the color of a guinea pig’s urine.

Adele Gillet

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Adele Gillet is an avid writer who has always had a passion for storytelling. She loves to write about her experiences and share them with others, whether it's through her blog, social media platforms or books. Adele is also a keen traveler and enjoys exploring new places, meeting new people and trying new foods.

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