May 04


On X-rays can be seen in the stomach, flatulence, and some types of foreign bodies. Foreign bodies of natural origin very often do not give a gassing. P&G can provide more clarity in the matter. Just some foreign bodies may palpated by hand. In any case, which can be determined only at the clinic. First aid. If you notice that the animal has swallowed an object that can cause bowel obstruction, can be given liquid paraffin (3 ml per 1 kg body weight) every 2-3 hours (liquid paraffin, the only thing that is not absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract). Vomiting when giving liquid paraffin evidence of a foreign body in the stomach. In this case, the dose of oil should be cut in half, and the period giving up to 30 minutes.

Thus it is necessary to monitor the output of oil. To make it easier to see beyond a petroleum jelly, you can add a drop of sea buckthorn (it will turn orange). Pay attention! – Oil should come out (through anus) after an interval of 40 minutes to 2 hours. If not, stop giving the oil and URGENT vezite ferret to the clinic! – Also see Do not increase the amount of the ferret stomach after taking vaseline oil, spruce belly swelled, then it shows a complete blockage. Oil also can not give more, and the ferret must be urgently taken to the hospital! The same urge to do it, if foreign subject did not come out and state your ferret is getting worse. Should be kept in feces ferret out for a foreign body. Be sure to measure the temperature (rectal), if it decreases (the normal temperature ferret about 38.4 degrees Celsius), then again with the same urgency to the clinic! In no case can give a ferret adsorbents (activated carbon, smectite) and a laxative, this leads to a sharp deterioration of the ferret. So, always remember that best treatment is prevention! Try to anticipate what might arouse the interest of the ferret and remove such items inaccessible to ferret place. And if the trouble still happens, do not stall and immediately contact your veterinarian clinic. Timely treatment largely determines the successful outcome of the operation.