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Ferret females are seasonally polyoestrous animals. Melatonin secretion regulates the start of the breeding season in March and its completion in August, when the daylight begins to shorten. The first sign of oestrus in female is the swollen red vulva with thick white vaginal discharge. Since most...

Author(s)
Jukić, M.; Žaja, I. Ž.; Grizelj, J.; Samardžija, M.; Ðuričić, D.; Vince, S.
Publisher
Hrvatski Veterinarski Institut, Centar za Peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2017, 48, 3, pp 203-213
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Ferrets with presumed adrenal gland disease showed a decrease in clinical signs following implants of melatonin. The implants were deemed safe and were very easy to administer. Most ferrets were merely distracted with a treat, such as Nutri-Cal (CSI Chemical Corporation, Bondurant, IA) or FerreTone ...

Author(s)
Murray, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems, Yardley, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Mammal Medicine and Surgery, 2005, 3, 1, pp 1-6
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Objective - To evaluate the effect of oral administration of melatonin on clinical signs, tumour size, and serum steroid hormone concentrations in ferrets with adrenocortical disease. Design - Noncontrolled clinical trial. Animals - 10 adult ferrets with clinical signs of adrenocortical disease...

Author(s)
Ramer, J. C.; Benson, K. G.; Morrisey, J. K.; O'Brien, R. T.; Paul-Murphy, J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2006, 229, 11, pp 1743-1748
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Endocrine neoplasia is the most common tumor type in domestic ferrets, especially in middle-aged to older ferrets. Islet cell tumors and adrenocortical tumors constitute the major types of endocrine neoplasms. Insulinoma is a tumor that produces and releases excessive amounts of insulin. Evaluation ...

Author(s)
Chen Sue
Publisher
Elsevier, Inc.,, New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2010, 13, 3, pp 439-452
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Surgical neutering is the most common procedure performed in small animal practice. Due to various reasons, however, there is a wish and need for effective medical alternatives. This article provides a summary of licensed substance groups/formulations and presents further off-label indications...

Author(s)
Goericke-Pesch, S.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H, Schaper Gmbh, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2016, 61, 12, pp 657...665
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Schoemaker, N. J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Clinical endocrinology of companion animals, 2013, pp 86-94
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Author(s)
Johnson-Delaney, C. A.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems, Yardley, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Mammal Medicine and Surgery, 2005, 3, 1, pp 7-9
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The patient is a 15 months old spayed female domestic ferret. According to the description of the owner, a persistent vulvar swelling of the patient was noticed approximately 1 month ago. Spirit, appetite, urination and defaecation are all normal in this patient. The vulvar swelling was about 1 cm...

Author(s)
Liu ChengHung; Lee AnHsing; Liu YinCheng; Wu YingLing; Chi ChauHwa
Publisher
Chinese Society of Veterinary Science, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Veterinary Journal, 2010, 36, 1, pp 62-66
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Female ferrets (10 weeks of age) were kept in an environment with a short-day photoperiod (8 h light, 16 h dark) until 15 weeks of age when the photoperiod was changed to a long day (16 h light, 8 h dark). Blood samples were taken over 48 h periods at 10, 15, 16 and 23 weeks of age to determine...

Author(s)
Ryan, K. D.; Volk, E. A.
Citation
Biology of Reproduction, 1995, 53, 6, pp 1251-1258
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Author(s)
Case, J. B.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Small Animal and Exotics Proceedings. North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 19-23 January 2013., 2013, pp unpaginated

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