Message Number: YG4419 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-06-08 19:49:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Little Blackheads on Ruby

zeek_chewy@y... wrote:
> Hello,
> i would just like to know what to do with my female albino ferret
> that has blackheads on her tail. In addition to the blackheads the
> very tip of her tail is very pink and purple. Ijust noticed this and
> have since begun washing her tail everyday or every other day. I had
> a ferret before that had blackheads and washing its' tail helped but
> now her tial is pink and purple. I there something I should do or
> take her to the vet?

For the blackheads, I recommend Johnson & Johnson's Clean & Clear
Foaming Facial Wash. It has triclosan in it and while I don't know what
that is, it sure seems to do the job on the blackheads. I don't have a
clue about the purple tip.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde