antibiotics

  1. B

    I may have made a mistake..

    I may have overreacted to my baby boy's (9-10 weeks) breathing issues. Ive been treating my adult boys with prescribed doxycycline because of a uri and when i heard similar breathing noises coming from my baby i panicked and stupidly decided to give him a portion of doxycycline that was 3x too...
  2. M

    Help!!!

    One of my rats is lethargic, she is wobbly and will barely walk. She wouldn’t even take a treat but I did get her to eat some yogurt. Her eyes are squinty, there’s excess porphyrin on her nose, and she seems overall very weak and so not herself. I am worried she’s dying (she’s almost exactly two...
  3. C

    UK antibiotics sites

    Hi all, I wanted to order some antibiotics to have on hand if my ratties ever get ill but I want to order from a site UK that wont send me expired or other substances instead. I did find this site Mercasystems US: Pigeons Products and Pigeon Supplies online US store but didnt know whether it...
  4. ratbabylady

    URI Antibiotics

    Hi all, So three of my girls are back on Tetracycline and Enrofloxacin (I think, it could also be Doxy but I just got off the phone w the vet and dont remember which one of the two, definitely Enrofloxacin). I wanted to know if anyone had luck giving their rats their meds with food. I know...
  5. Mother of Mischief

    Care for Pregnant and Sick Rat

    I got a young, pregnant rat from someone who didn't know she was female and put her in a cage with their male rats (woopsie). I have her in a birthing cage because, according to my that person's account, she should be reaching about day twenty. However, I've noticed that she a has started...
  6. S

    Why is my Pet Rat attacking sick Rat?

    I have two pet rats. Daisy and Charmander. On November 26, 2018 Daisy gave birth to Charmander and they have been best friends ever since. Daisy is a year and 4 months old and Charmander is a 11 month old neutered Male. Recently Daisy was diagnosed by the Vet with an inner ear infection. She...
  7. Q

    Does this stuff work for rats?

    Hi I've recently come across Aristopet Avicycline C Oral Antibiotic for birds and I'm wondering if anyone knows if this works for rats? My 3 year old rat is on .2ml doxy 2x a day for upper respiratory disease. She's still full of life and loves to run around and adventure but I haven't noticed...
  8. O

    Tumour removal surgery tomorrow: what should I ask the vet beforehand and how to prepare for surger?

    Hi all, My rat Obi is going in for a tumour removal finally, it was supposed to be on the 25th but since it’s grown so rapidly he’s going in tomorrow. In about two weeks it’s gone from the size of a marble to a ping pong ball. I wanted to ask you all for some tips on what to ask the vets, I...
  9. Honeydewmelon

    Pituitary Tumor or Inner ear infection?

    Hi everyone, I have a 1 year old rat named Frida. Her cagemate just died of a pituitary tumor after 2 1/2 years on this earth. But before she died I asked to have the antibiotics for an inner ear infection from my vet, just in case it was an ear infection and she could get better. It was a...
  10. J

    Hair loss, red sores around mouth and constant itching!

    When these symptoms first began I took my rat Rosie to the vet, they said it was most likely mites so both my rats have now been treated for mites and I've cleaned everything thoroughly. Rosie was also on antibiotics for her sores, but she just started to get worse so I took her back a few...
  11. Lisa Barcelos

    Ratty with URI on meds

    Hello everyone, I am a new rat mama too two beautiful girls. I noticed my baby Nova sneezing and breathing funny so I took her in and sure enough I was right. The vet put her on 2 antibiotics one doxy to fight it from two ends. He also gave me an anti inflammatory for pain releife of her little...
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