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My degu all of the sudden is barely moving and s breathing

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My degu all of the sudden is barely moving and his breathing is really rapid. What can I do??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pet
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
His stomach is wet and he is squeaking like crazy
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with interest in exotics and small mammals.

The Degu is showing signs pf pain with his squeaking and the wet abdomen may be he urinated on himself or a scent gland oozing. Unfortunately without a hands on exam by a Vet the symptoms are non specific. He needs to be seen by a Vet asap. It is hard to pinpoint what is going on. Al I can recommend is to try and keep him warm and calm and get hi into be seen today asap.

Joan