SK: Tail issues...
hepzibah666 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 4 06:36:01 PDT 2010
I give mine 2 or 3 almonds every day.
----- Original Message ----
From: "cathygag at aol.com" <cathygag at aol.com>
To: skunks at rdwarf.com
Sent: Tue, August 3, 2010 7:43:32 PM
Subject: SK: Tail issues...
Still having tail hair loss issues and breakage... :( Pretty soon I'm scared
he's going to be mistaken for a rare black and white opposum... :( From the
onset of this problem he's had no issues with the rest of his coat... Recently
it's been looking a little dull... though that may have been b/c he was
definitely due for a bubble bath... Looks a lot better now that he's had a bath,
but it's definitely still a little lackluster... Breeder recommended upping
his Thiamin/B1 intake, also dosed him with dewormer per another's
recommendation, vet recommended E/Fish Oil when it first started... Also have
now given him a flea treatment (the recommended brand of course) and a bath with
gentle baby shampoo... His diet matches the recommended specks on the
website... Running out of ideas...
Anyone else encountered the issue and found a solution? I can send pics via pic
message on my phone if that would help in a proper diagnosis... He's due for a
vet visit for his booster shots, but my vet has rather limited experience with
skunks, so I'm not sure how much he'll be able to advise me on probable
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