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.
tmj4c <email@example.com> 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "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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