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Calcium deficiency is easily rectified with dietary supplements. Consult your veterinarian as to the types of supplements and the dosage required.
Make sure that your guinea pig is fed a nutritious and well-balanced diet, as well as any vitamin and mineral supplements your veterinarian may have prescribed.
To prevent calcium deficiency, it is advisable to feed your pet only high-quality commercial guinea pig feed. Moreover, pregnant and nursing guinea pigs require diets that are specifically formulated for their nutritional needs.
If the deficiency is long-term, or is occurring outside of pregnancy and/or nursing, it may be necessary to continue regular dietary supplements to help prevent calcium deficiency from becoming a serious concern.
A condition of the blood in which the blood is poisoned due to the absorption of poisons
A low level of calcium in the blood
A medical condition in which the body has lost fluid or water in excessive amounts