Flashcards in Gerbils Deck (15):
Describe epileptic seizures in gerbils
Congenital condition, can be caused by sensory stimulation, severity May range from dazed appearance with ear and whisker twitching to full blown convulsions
What is neoplasia in gerbils?
Ovarian and skin tumors
What are five common medical problems in gerbils?
Epileptic seizures, tux zeta disease, age related kidney and heart disease, neoplasia, facial eczema
Where can be gerbils found?
what are gerbils aka?
what is tail slip?
if picke dup by the tail, skin begins to slough off
where are the gerbils sebacious glands?
do gerbils incisors continuously grow?
what is the dental formula for gerbils?
2(i1/1 c0/0 p0/0 m3/3)
what is gerbil behavior/
clean, friendly, curous, and quiet
can gerbils live harmoniously with other gerbils?
what is the gerbils mating behavior?
what will gerbils do to warn of danger?
stand up and drum their legs
what is facial eczema?
sore nose, nasal dermatitis, alopecia of skin around nares caused by harderian gland secretions