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An Overview Of Alopecia

1st October 2020 - 21st December 2021


Develop your knowledge and understanding of alopecia in ferrets. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Ferret skin conditions course bundle.

This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and outcomes of alopecia in ferrets:

Cause – various adrenal disease, hypothyroidism, seasonal changes, starvation/malnutrition.
Signs – hair loss.
Diagnosis – depends on the cause.
Treatment – depends on the cause. Hormonal therapy, cat laxative, ectoparasiticide, topical antifungal preparation, supplementation.
Prognosis – good.

Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream’s Vetlexicon Exotis (ferrets) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world’s leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.

This course was written and peer reviewed by:

  • David L Williams
  • David Gould
  • Richard Saunders
  • Vetstream Ltd
  • Vicki Baldrey

CPD Hours
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.

Use Code “WN10” to get 10% off the list price

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1st October 2020
21st December 2021
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