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Re: sick frog????


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Posted by teranfon on April 17, 2003 at 23:44:49:

In Reply to: Re: sick frog???? posted by Colchicine on April 17, 2003 at 20:00:55:

:I don't think the vet ruled out the most obvious probable cause of this frog's change in behavior. Parasites. A wild caught animal will usually have parasites, and the effects of an heavy infestation may not always be immediately observable. I strongly urge you to collect a fresh fecal sample and get it to the vet for testing. A simple, safe oral drug may be all it needs to save its life.


Thanks, I never considered that. The vet said he was quite fat but I'm sure parasites could still be present. I will collect a sample.

Terry


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