Message Number: YG2332 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-04-07 09:10:00 UTC
Subject: The importance of diagnostics was Re: [Ferret-Health-list]
Digest Number 117

In a message dated 04/07/01 8:23:56 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< But my vet said as long as he keeps giving Thor these
steroid/antibiotic shots everyday and Thor does get better when
taking them, he doesnt feel the need to get any blood work. >>

In my opinion, diagnostics are always indicated when a ferret is ill. The
fact that he feels better with steroids/antibiotics doesn't change the fact
that it is important to know why he is ill.

Dr. Ruth
Save lives - spay or neuter your pet.