N is for:

Nails: Guinea pigsnails need clipping regularly. Just the tip can be taken off of black coloured nails to avoid cutting the Quick, but clipping will be more frequent. Some nails are straight while others tend to curl round. Nails that are not clipped regularly will eventually corkscrew and puncture one of the pads on the foot, likely causing infection to set in.

Nasal Gazing

Nasal Gazing

Nasal Gazing: Looking longingly upwards, feeling the scent of something almost. See pigture:

Neutering: Neutering is the term used for removal of the reproductive organs. Neutering can be applied to boars or sows. See: What do spay, castrate and neuter mean?

NSAID: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, usually abbreviated to NSAIDs or NAIDs , are drugs with analgesic, antipyretic and, in higher doses, anti-inflammatory effects – they reduce pain, fever and inflammation. NSAIDs include Metacam and Rimadyl as well as drugs for humans such as Nurofen. Click here for a link to an interesting site about Metacam and Rimadyl.