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Old 08-12-2009, 01:59 PM
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I got an email from some folks that can't explain the hairloss on this squirrel's tail. And neither can I. Any ideas????



It doesn't look irritated, he does not seem to be bothered by it, no other symptoms, no parasites. He's an unreleasable, so he lives in an enclosure. Diet is ok, lacked some nuts, but that has been corrected.
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Old 08-12-2009, 02:08 PM
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Other than normal molt, thyroid maybe but not sure.
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Thanks Bear! I'm thinking some kind of deficiency, but not sure what. Thyroid of course could be an option, but I think there would be other symptoms too.
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This little one has been around my house for the last couple of days. Is it beyond help?
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Welcome! The little guy has mange. He is definetely not beyond hope, it is easilly cured with the proper medicine. What state are you in? I can maybe find a nearby rehabber who can help you out.
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Aaaw poor thing! At least it's eating and appears to be holding it's own body temp. I wonder if it's mange. Lets see what the others think.
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Hehe, posted at the same time, same guess.

Do you think you can capture her?
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Hehe, posted at the same time, same guess.

Do you think you can capture her?

I might be able to but then what?
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As asked in a previous post...please tell us what State and county you are in and we'll try to find a rehabber for ya!
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