Message Number: FHL11206 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Andrea
Date: 2010-03-29 16:00:10 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] diareha,mick

Did they do a stool test or culture?=A0 That would be my first step before =
giving him any meds or messing around with his gut too much.=A0 Ferrets don=
t easily change foods, so you'd need to mix 3/4 his old food with 1/4 new, =
then slowly add more of the new and less of the old.=A0

One of my boys had the same issue, constant diarrhea, but not losing any we=
ight and otherwise acting the same - that was because he was constantly eat=
ing to try to keep up with the diarrhea.=A0 It turned out he has intestinal=
lymphoma.=A0 The only thing that cured his diarrhea was chemo meds for the=
lymphoma.=A0 I hope thats not your case, but just wanted to give you a hea=
ds up.

--- On Sun, 3/28/10, firelasss <> wrote:
my old boy mick hasnt been well. i took him to the vet on friday, due to ex=
treem diarreha, his temp is fine weight is fine in good health apart from h=
is ass exploading. they gave me disrsanyl,


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