After an operation to file down the teeth or remove a root, it is important that the degu has a diet tailored to its calcium… Read More »How to limit overgrowth of teeth in a degu with malocclusion?
Octodon degus are subject to many health problems. With good nutrition and care, they can be maintained properly for many years.
When facing serious health issues, it is sometimes necessary to feed or force-feed your degu with specialized or convalescent nutrition. The most well-known option is… Read More »Medically specialized and convalescent nutrition and force-feeding in degus
Some photographs in this article may contain images of diseases/injuries that could be sensitive to the public. All of these images are hidden and can… Read More »The main diseases and pathologies in degus
Some photographs in this article may contain images of diseases/injuries that could be sensitive to the public. All of these images are hidden and can… Read More »Reproductive pathology in the common degus
The degus is affected by a number of digestive disorders, the best known being meteorism. Digestive disorders account for around 10% of veterinary consultations1 and… Read More »Digestive disorders and bloating in common degus
Osteoarthritis is by far the most widespread bone disease. It affects humans as much as animals: mammals, birds, reptiles… nobody escapes it (or almost). Osteoarthritis… Read More »How to treat the arthritis in the common degu