What causes head tilt in gerbils?
Can gerbils have antibiotics?
|Antimicrobials Used in Hamsters, Gerbils, Rats, and Mice|
|Tetracycline||20 mg/kg BID||Orally|
|Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole||15 mg/kg BID||Orally|
Can an ear infection cause a cyst?
Can gerbils get tumors?
Can you get sick from gerbils?
How do I know if my gerbil is dying?
- Behavior. If your gerbil is in pain, he may squeak or nip at you.
- Hiding. Like many animals, gerbils sometimes hide when they aren’t feeling well. …
- Runny Eyes/Nose. Gerbils produce mucus that has a reddish tint. …
- Fur Loss. …
- Lethargy. …
- Diarrhea. …
- Problems Eating. …
What illnesses can gerbils get?
- Hantavirus infection.
- Lymphocytic choriomeningitis.
- Rat bite fever.
- Hymenolepiasis (dwarf tapeworm infection)
Do Vets treat gerbils?
Make sure your veterinarian has experience in treating gerbils. Your veterinarian will examine your gerbil, record its weight, and discuss housing, proper diet, and appropriate toys. A fecal sample should also be examined for parasites. … Older gerbils should be checked by a veterinarian twice a year.
How do you tell if a gerbil has a tumor?
How can I help my sick gerbil?
What does gerbil poop look like?
Do gerbils feel pain?
Why does my gerbil freeze?
What can u feed gerbils?
Why is my gerbil lying flat?
Do gerbils like to be handled?
How often do you clean gerbils out?
How long do gerbils live for?
Can you tame a gerbil?
Do gerbils like music?
When are gerbils most active?
Are gerbils easy to tame?
How do I keep my gerbil happy?
How do I get my gerbil to trust me?
Do gerbils like to be petted?
Do gerbils do better in pairs?
To live with other gerbils, they should never be kept alone. They are happiest in same-sex pairs or small groups. Gerbils are sociable animals and, in the wild, group sizes range from two to 15 animals of all ages and sexes.