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    Default 5ish week old with neurological issues

    Hi, my friend found a baby last night who clearly has some head issues. She circles and can't focus. When she is awake only one eye opens all the way and they just keep shifting, Like she's constantly dizzy. I've been trying to get some Pedialyte in her and she will swallow it some of the time, but not all. She has made one bowel movement but no pee that I've been aware of. She also screeches from time to time like calling her mom when I hold her, but not sure if that's relevant to her case, or if she just misses mom. If y'all could tell me if there is something I can do for her, I would very much appreciate it!!

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    Default Re: 5ish week old with neurological issues

    She very well could have sustained head trauma if she fell from her nest.

    So if you can get your hands on some prednisone or prednisolone. We will need to know the size of the pills in milligrams and the weight of your squirrel baby in grams in order to tell you how to dilute and dose this. You will need a 1cc syringe (no needs) in order to measure and dose it.

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    Default Re: 5ish week old with neurological issues

    We have a 10 mg prednisone and 20 mg prednisone, and she is 99 grams. Not sure if it matters if prednisone is for people and dogs?

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    Default Re: 5ish week old with neurological issues

    Dosing sent in a PM. Let us know if there are any questions.

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    Default Re: 5ish week old with neurological issues

    Thank you, Spanky!

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