Message Number: YG7511 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-09-28 06:46:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Pawing at mouth

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., thayneg@u... wrote:
> I recently got a new baby ferret. My Tr is being treated for ECE
> Clavamox and when I give it to him he paws at his mouth,
opens it and
> paws inside.

If your ferret hates the taste of the medicine, try giving him a
little ferretone (just a drop or two) first and then immediately after
the meds. That sometimes helps it go down more smoothly.
"Spoonful of sugar... " :-)

Linda Iroff
Oberlin OH