Enlarged Heart in Ferrets

Treatment

 

Treatment may involve outpatient care and management to assist in various pulmonary symptoms, including supplemental oxygen for the ferret. In the case of arrhythmias, your ferret may be prescribed calcium channel blockers. The exact combination of treatments will depend on the severity of the condition, its underlying cause, and the ferret's symptoms. Consult your veterinarian.

 

Living and Management

 

The ferret's follow-up care, much like its treatment, will depend on the severity of the condition and the underlying cause. Generally, however, the more severe the case, the more likely the ferret will suffer from complications. Therefore, it is vital you bring it back to the veterinarian if any of the symptoms resurface.