Can you not get another price from other vets? See if it's more affordable?
Ideally she needs a spay if its the uterus...but be aware the vagina can also prolapse, to which a spay would not solve...so are you sure it's the uterus?
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You may run into issues with galastop if it's out of date/the mixture has started to separate/been exposed to heat, or more commonly, underdosed. For it be effective, the dose needs to be accurate, hit and miss will not cut it, neither will the therapeutic dose recommended for pituitary tumors etc, ...
Make sure you use a litter that isn't sawdust-based, like CareFresh, as this doesn't irritate the rats' delicate respiratory systems. You can also then 'scatter-feed' by sprinkling the rat food in amongst the litter to recreate natural foraging behaviour. Carefresh is virgin wood pulp, not sawdust.
- Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:01 pm
- Forum: Health
- Topic: Little black bugs all over my rat, help!
- Replies: 6
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I wonder if they are the nicknamed 'Finacard bugs' that people used to get regularly in their bedding. They match that description....didn't harm the rats at all, but bit people, including myself!!!
- Sun Oct 18, 2015 6:13 pm
- Forum: Behaviour
- Topic: Help!! I've had to seperate my rats!
- Replies: 4
- Views: 793
PhoebeWorley wrote:Also, their cage is huge! It's a liberta double explorer
You may be best reducing cage size to let them rebond.... As with some rats, lots of space = lots of space to defend and fight over.
- Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:04 pm
- Forum: Behaviour
- Topic: Rats had nasty fight - should we separate the aggressor?
- Replies: 8
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You could also try reducing cage size, as that in most cases does stop many fights and territorial behaviour quite quickly.
- Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:01 pm
- Forum: Varieties and genetics
- Topic: Rex acts as recessive?
- Replies: 11
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Here are some https://www.facebook.com/Stovokor.Rattery/photos/a.275350035811605.77728.167530833260193/978262658853669/?type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/Stovokor.Rattery/photos/a.275350035811605.77728.167530833260193/973175272695741/?type=3&theater And standard rex + recessive rex in one rat ...
- Sat Sep 26, 2015 6:03 pm
- Forum: Breeding
- Topic: Raising Friendly Rats! ETA taming underage kittens
- Replies: 10
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They are beautiful, but I am not really surprised that they are shy, as they should still be with their mother, learning social skills and gaining confidence that way. I am really appalled that a breeder rehomed them so young. I am assuming they were not on the NFRS register?