Message Number: YG4769 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-06-22 08:23:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Albino/itchy skin

In a message dated 6/21/2001 11:45:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

Thank you for your suggestions, Beverly. Do you bathe your
regularly? If so, how often? I rarely give mine baths because
I'd heard
bathing them too much can actually make things worse. Do you know
how much
is too much or should I stay the course, not bathe them and just
try the
spray? My other ferrets don't seem nearly as bothered as the

I very rarely bathe mine for this reason. I do brush them everyday
and after
an outing. I do change the bedding and clean out the crumbs and
stuff every
two days. (four in one 3 level cage) They are not too itchy (knowing
ferrets), and don't smell. The vet even commented on how healthy
they look.
Amy and the boys