Develop your knowledge and understanding of alopecia in ferrets. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Ferret skin conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of alopecia in ferrets:
Cause – various adrenal disease, hypothyroidism, seasonal changes, starvation/malnutrition.
Signs – hair loss.
Diagnosis – depends on cause.
Treatment – depends on cause. Hormonal therapy, cat laxative, ectoparasiticide, topical antifungal preparation, supplementation.
Prognosis – good.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (ferrets) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.