Message Number: YG5363 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-07-10 23:10:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] New member

Celia Doyle wrote:
> Hello all,
> Just joined this list this weekend and already find it very
> informative and helpful.
> I joined as I was trying to find out what is happening with our
> 1 1/2 year old ferret Oscar--he's an albino. The fur at the base of
> his ear (just between his ear and eye area) has gotten brownish as if
> some sort of secretion, doesn't seem to bother him, no sore or
> inflamation, just discoloration and dirty looking. I'm thinking
> its an over secretion of "something". My vet had a look but wasn't
> concerned, thought it probably has something to do with the removal
> of his scent glands??????

Well, I don't think it has anything to do with his scent glands. They
are on the other end. Is this just a stain on his hair, or is his skin
discolored, too.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if a siren sends your family running for the woods.