From: "Jennifer Bettell"
Date: 2008-09-05 13:54:07 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] Re: Advice wanted ASAP!
Has anyone tried earthbath? (www.earthbath.com) I was given some samples for
my dogs (none of my animals are bathed regularly, so I don't buy pet shampoo
often) and I went to the website and all the ingredients were natural - no
chemical lookin' stuff, biodegradable, etc. I was thinking of buying some to
share between the dogs & ferrets (and maybe myself LOL).
Remember that "natural" does not equal "safe".
Licorice (the real type) is natural but any mammal
that has too much of it or has it too often is at risk
for high blood pressure and other cardiovascular
problems. Tea Tree Oil is natural but it is also
estrogenic and as such might have the potential
to cause some of the same symptoms and problems
as the hormonal type of adrenal disease which
ferrets get. Lavender Oil also has that risk.
So, to know if something is safe it is essential to
look up the ingredients and check in places like
(search box in menu on your left)
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