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Once the type of urolith is diagnosed and located, your veterinarian will devise a treatment plan. If the uroliths can not be dissolved with antibiotics, surgery is required to remove the “stones.” Fluid therapy is also necessary to maintain the ferret well hydrated.
Once the stones are removed, your veterinarian will devise a dietary and living plan for your ferret.
Providing a well-balanced, healthy diet for your ferret may help prevent uroliths from forming in your ferret. But because there are various causes for the condition, there is no surefire way to prevent it.
A medical condition in which the bladder is filled in full or in part with bladder stones.
A stone that can be found in the urinary bladder; may also be referred to as a cystolith.
The failure of the kidneys to perform their proper functions
The area between the vulva and anus or scrotum and anus
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.