Date: 2001-02-25 14:49:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: rimadyl
Really good to see a 'vit' from the UK on line now. It is the goal of this list to get all the vets and practitioners involved. With everyone's participation, our fuzzies can only benefit. As the computer has reduced the size of our world to that of a monitor and keyboard, we have found that many of the diseases and ailments our companions suffer are worldwide while others are
seemingly regionalized. With an open line of communication, and the sharing of knowledge and ideas, Causes can be determined and examined, reasons can be explored, and medicines can be discussed and evaluated, as well staying on top of the newest and best surgical solutions.
Yes! YES!! Dr. Skipper, WELCOME ABOARD indeed!
MC, The Rude One
Alison Skipper wrote:
> For what it's worth, injectable Rimadyl is available in the UK. (I'm a UK vet). I am well aware of the documented problems with it in dogs (from canine discussion lists rather than personal experience - I've never had a problem with it). We use it routinely for pain relief after neutering in dogs, cats, and rabbits (and I have used it for pain relief in one or two ferret spays, too,
> Best wishes,
> Alison Skipper MRCVS, UK