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From: Sandy Grant
Date: 2008-04-08 17:06:16 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] Re: Ferret not using front legs

hopefully the specialist can do something for your little one without surgery (ie spoon splints) but be prepared that surgery may need to happen.
Doc Sandy

tmj4c <> wrote:
Well, we just got back from the third vet. She thinks his elbows are
both dislocated. She admitted she doesn't know much about ferrets so
she recommended a specialist about an hour away. We'll see what he

I really hope he won't need surgery - I'm still in school and there's
no way I could afford it on one elbow, let alone two. I'm just
praying there is a simple, or at least affordable, option. I'm going
to just try to hold on until I see the specialist.

--- In, "manajane21" <amandadegraw@...>
something else was discovered....she has luxating
> elbows. In her x-ray, both of her elbows were out of socket. The vet
> could easily feel them pop in and out depending on the position the
> ferret was taking in her hands. ... Perhaps your ferret has a similar
> condition, where both elbows can pop out, but some sort of trauma
> caused the first elbow to not go back into socket readily.

You rock. That's why Blockbuster's offering you one month of Blockbuster Total Access, No Cost.

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