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Old 11-26-2012, 06:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Oral Medications

I agree with Tigereyes' suggestion - mixing the meds with baby food can help a lot. It disguises the taste (some antibiotics taste just horrible and that can sometimes be the reason for them throwing up right after), and it puts something in their tummy so it might keep it more settled than meds in an empty stomach. Some baby foods you could try, if you haven't tried them with her yet - chicken, turkey, sweet potatoes, peas, carrots, and apples have all been popular with many hedgies. You may want to introduce her to some of the baby food on its own before you start mixing it with medicine - some hedgehogs will annoint with the new tasty food, and the meds won't do any good on her quills!
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