Home Remedy For Diarhea hedgehog mother? - Hedgehog Central – Hedgehog pet care & owner forum
Hedgehog Central GalleryForum Archives Facebook Link

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-22-2012, 10:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 79
Default Home Remedy For Diarhea hedgehog mother?

Hi,
My hedgehog has diarrhea and she is nursing a baby.
Any home remedies?
hedgehoggirl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-22-2012, 10:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 1,558
Default Re: Home Remedy For Diarhea hedgehog mother?

I don't know about nursing moms but when my hedgehog had funny poop I always gave him a bit of butternut squash baby food. Plain pumpkin pureι works the same. If she won't eat it on her own I don't know what to do. My hedgehog loved it but would only eat soft food from a syringe.
__________________
Heather.

RIP Quigley, I miss you my little grumpus.
hedgielover is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-22-2012, 11:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
Lilysmommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 11,963
Default Re: Home Remedy For Diarhea hedgehog mother?

How long has she had the diarrhea? Make sure she's drinking plenty of water, since diarrhea can quickly dehydrate a hedgehog, especially if she's nursing on top of that. Squash/pumpkin can help firm up poops, but I would also try and get a sample of it to take into the vet's for a fecal test, so it can be checked for any infections or anything that might be able to be passed to the baby. Usually you can get fecals done without taking the hedgehog in, so it'd be a good first step to making sure everything's okay without stressing her/baby out with a vet visit right away.
__________________
~*~*~ Kelsey ~*~*~

RIP my sweet Lily ~ 6/12/08 - 1/20/12
Lilysmommy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hedgehog Central – Hedgehog pet care & owner forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Home remedy to treat mild hedgehog diarrhea Buttercup94 General Questions 4 03-08-2013 02:03 PM
Mother hedgehog is acting unusual Domo_Hedgie Breeding & Babies Help 4 02-19-2012 12:10 AM
mother hedgehog not pooping vernard123 Health 1 05-08-2011 07:44 AM
New Hedgehog mother! vanessab_ General Questions 14 04-26-2011 01:54 AM
Home Remedy for Mites? kimmie117 Health 2 12-09-2009 04:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:52 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
PetGuide.com
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum