Removal of Red or White Blood Cells by the Spleen in Ferrets
Blood transfusion may necessary if the ferret is severely anemic. Your veterinarian will may also recommend fluid therapy if it is dehydrated. If the ferret's condition still does not improve, he or she may recommend surgically removing the spleen.
Living and Management
Your ferret should be brought in for routine blood tests post-op in order to ascertain its rate of recovery. Supportive care, rest, and dietary changes may also be required for a speedy recovery.
A condition of the blood in which normal red blood cell counts or hemoglobin are lacking.
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