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Old 09-02-2017, 01:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2 separate hogs with injuries

I have a male and female who are housed separately but somehow both managed to injure themselves.

My male, Emilio, I noticed has blood on his forehead in his quills. He's my less tame one so it's hard to get a good look. Almost looks like a mass, but could be a thick scab. He had a towel in his cage that might have gotten quills caught cause I didn't notice it frayed. Towel has been out a few weeks though, so Idk if I just never noticed till now.

My female, Hazel has what looks to be a puncture on her neck/chest area. Not very big, but still concerning.

The two are never together so I have no idea what happened. Of course I notice on a Friday night with a holiday weekend, so I have no clue when a vet will be open to even see them. Luckily no one (besides me) seems to be in any distress.

Should I be doing or not doing anything till a vet sees them? I'm still new to hedgie ownership so any advice or tips are appreciated.

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Try to keep the areas clean and dry and watch for any signs of infection (swelling, redness, discharge).
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