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From: Joanne J
Date: 2001-07-12 18:10:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] tail trouble

I have a 3 1/2 year old boy that has the same addition to the
beginning stages of the adrenal gland disease. When I brought Watson to the
vet, he told me use peroxide on his tail. It took a few weeks for his tail
to look normal again, but it did work. Take a cotton ball and just rub it
up and down his tail twice daily. I have found it easier to do while he was
sleeping because he is not going to try to lick it off. after a week or so,
you will be able to actually remove the black heads with your hands. He and
I have turned it into a game actually. Watson's hair has started to go
back. It does work...take it from a very concerned mommy. Good luck.

-Joanne in New York-

>From: shelly palmer <lillshel@y...>
>Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] tail trouble
>Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 13:49:16 -0700 (PDT)
>I'm new at this. I sent my question yesterday but I'm
>unaware if the response takes a few days or if I
>posted incorrectly yesterday. I will try again!
>My ferret, Yuki, is an albino female. She seems to be
>afflicted with this problem once a year. She gets
>little black spots on her tail and can even loose her
>tail fur. Last year another of my ferrets got the same
>problem. This year it is only Yuki. I have 3.
>I'd like to know if any of the vets know what this is.
>If any of the vets know what causes it and how best to
>treat as well as prevent it.
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