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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-25-2010, 11:36 AM Thread Starter
 
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Exclamation HELP!! Need help with pet rat!!!

About a week ago I picked up 2 male rats. The little guys have become my buddies. I noticed one of the rats is coughing/sneezing alot. I have done some research and I believe it may be an upper respiratory infection. What should I do???? What medicine can I treat him with? How do I know for sure if its URI? Help me please I'm really worried!!
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If you suspect a URI go to the vets ASAP!!


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also some sneeze because of a new enviro but if hes coughing its not a good sign you should go to the vet

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-25-2010, 04:45 PM
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the vet will prescribe antibiotics. If it's a URI, you need a prescription, can't get it over the counter.
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