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by fryingpansam
Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Barbering, double rex, or something else?
Replies: 7
Views: 4106

Re: Barbering, double rex, or something else?

Here is the photo I promised of my barbered rat who is 2 years and four months old. Okay, I can't post the photo because I don't see an 'attach image' option that normally looks like a paperclip. Someone help!
by fryingpansam
Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Euthanasia Methods (ETA at the vets)
Replies: 12
Views: 5074

Re: Euthanasia Methods (ETA at the vets)

I am appalled and saddened that your rat received a lethal injection without sedation. This is inhumane and extremely painful. How a vet could end an animal's life this way who is already suffering is beyond my comprehension. How does he/she sleep at night? One of my rats had to be euthanized and my...
by fryingpansam
Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Barbering, double rex, or something else?
Replies: 7
Views: 4106

Re: Barbering, double rex, or something else?

One of my elderly rats looks like your balding rat! For some reason her sister has taken to barbering her and I've caught her in the act; this behaviour started couple of months ago. I'll take a photo of my barbered rat later and post it here. Since I am not a vet, I am only guessing it is barbering...
by fryingpansam
Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Traumatised by Baytril?
Replies: 8
Views: 4211

Re: Traumatised by Baytril?

Are you using injectable baytril or is it already mixed with flavouring? If it hasn't been mixed, baytril is caustic. I mix mine with pancake syrup at a ratio of 50:50.

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