British vets have saved a bloated hedgehog
British vets have saved a hedgehog suffering from the so-called syndrome of the balloon. This publication reports Mashable.
A resident of the English town of Doncaster, in the County of South Yorkshire, said on bloated hedgehog in the Royal society for the prevention of cruelty to animals. She thought the animal is pregnant, however, arrived on call inspector Companies Dransfield Sandra (Sandra Dransfield) immediately understood that he was dealing with a rare disease.
A hedgehog blown up ‘like a beach ball’ was popped in a life-saving procedure https://t.co/7cyXW3hVOY via @mashable
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In fact the animal is swollen because of the accumulated under his skin gas. “Of all cases of the syndrome of the balloon I’d seen, this one was the worst, says Dransfield. The poor man was almost two times bigger than its natural size.”
The vets pulled the gas accumulated under the skin of the animal, the animal and prescribed a course of antibiotics to prevent the spread of infection.