Chemotherapy for Ferrets Increases the Time Spent with Your Small Pet

Our veterinarians will work with you and the oncologist to help you decide if chemotherapy is the right choice for your ferret.Sykesville Veterinary Clinic provides chemotherapy for ferrets as a treatment option for certain types of cancer. Chemotherapy is becoming a popular option when owners of small mammals are wishing to prolong the survival time of the pet. As with larger animals, there are fewer side effects in ferrets who receive the drugs used for chemotherapy. Lower doses are typically used, and drugs are not combined as often as with humans.

Chemotherapy for ferrets as treatment is a great way to increase the time you and your pet spend together, and it will also help alleviate some of the pain your pet is experiencing. It should be noted that, unlike when used with humans, chemotherapy will not completely cure your pet of cancer. However, it will enable them to live more comfortably. The most common side effects of chemotherapy are bone marrow suppression, vomiting and diarrhea.

Contact Us Today for More Information on Chemotherapy for Ferrets

Here at Sykesville Veterinary Clinic, we offer consultation services that will allow us to meet with you and discuss whether or not chemotherapy is the right option for you and your ferret. We will also go over other treatment methods that we think may be helpful, allowing you to make an informed decision when it comes to your pet’s care. If you have any questions about chemotherapy for ferrets or other treatment options for a small mammal with cancer, please do not hesitate to contact our clinic today.

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