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Old 01-28-2018, 09:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have had my new baby hedgie Pixie for a little over a week now. She has settled in well and is very social. I havent changed her diet at all since i got her form the breeder, but her poops are now green and runny. Is this something i should get her checked at the vet for? My breeder says it could be stress related with the new home, but a friend of mine who is a hedgie owner says it could be a little infection.
What is your take?
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Old 01-29-2018, 05:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You could see if you can just take a poop sample in to the vet instead of taking her out for a visit right now. If it's an intestinal infection or something similar, they should be able to tell from a fecal. Then you can take her in for a wellness exam in another week or two when she's had more time to settle in & you have more time to get to know her & think of any issues or questions for the vet.
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