Intestinal Parasites (Coccidia) in Ferrets
Generally, the course of treatment for coccidiosis is antiparasitic and antibiotic medication. If your ferret is suffering from rectal prolapse, it will generally resolve itself on its own. However, there are some over-the-counter ointments the veterinarian may suggest if your ferret has hemorrhoids or ulcers.
Living and Management
Many ferrets will recover from coccidiosis within two weeks of treatment. It is, nevertheless, important to bring the ferret in for follow-up care, as reinfection is quite common. Keeping the ferret's environment clean and sanitary will also help prevent reinfection.
The very end of the large intestine
The falling forward of something, usually visceral
The whole system involved in digestion from mouth to anus
The end of the gastrointestinal tract; the opening at the end of the tract.
The condition of being drowsy, listless, or weak
Share this page
Most Read Articles
60% (114 votes)
14% (27 votes)
8% (15 votes)
6% (12 votes)
N/A (I do not use tick preventives)
12% (23 votes)
Total votes: 191