Bacterial Pneumonia in Ferrets

Treatment

 

The course of treatment will depend on the underlying cause of the pneumonia, and possibly the type of bacteria. Typically, your veterinarian will prescribe antibiotics and want to do regular follow-up exams initially. If the ferret has trouble breathing, a nebulizer may be employed. In addition, the ferret should not be should not be allowed to lie in one position for very long at a time.