She was not around the last months ( I guess she was nursing, like every year) but she came yesterday showing spots of baldness.She scratches her back all the time (most of it has no hair) but it is not red or pink or with crusts. An overweight and under exercised caged squirrel is prone to an number of problems as we have found out over the past six years with our blind squirrel. Have you found an orphaned baby squirrel? I don't see any scabs but I did notice some pinprick dots of blood today. :>) Bill, Dear Bill and All, Almost like a big scab texture. BTW he is a little bit over weight as he is not as active as normal squirrels are so his belly gets urine on it when he pee's. My sweet Clyde Squirrel turned 16 last month. Thank you for the information I appreciate it so much. I did receive my ivermectin today but am told dangerous? We also feed her a couple chunks of avocado everyday, and the oils in the avocado keep her hair as soft as a mink. Funny, cool, or just plain weird, you'll find the socks your feet deserve. (Not through glass because it filters out the spectrum of light needed. She had 2 babies over the next winter, I was also looking forward to meeting them but suddenly she just stopped visiting. Now, reading your column, it sounds like a skin disorder. The discoloration of the skin is probably due to direct exposure to sunlight. Or if any other squirrels who don’t have it that may accidentally eat it, Hi, Molly! ( The oils in avocado are great for skin and hair.) They are wonderful animals! Squirrels can break their teeth much in the same ways humans do, through trauma. Deborah, heartwarming story and sad to not know what happened to your beloved squirrel. For me, it is Lucky's blindness, for others there are a whole host of reasons that make squirrels unreleasable. how to treat wound on squirrel's face and get back his hair on? I never heard of Robins attacking squirrels unless they are defending their nest. I can help. Bill, how can i send you a pic of a black squirrel which i think is mange. So far, I've had several people who have had positive results in experimental trials of this herb called Dionaea Muscipula. I am afraid to touch it. I feel itchy and wanted to know. It is having hair loss and itching. Mitchell Baker, Mozilla’s CEO, wrote on Friday on the company’s official blog that they plan to go beyond deplatforming in combating what they consider “harmful speech.” Mozilla is the Big Tech company responsible for the development of the Firefox web browser, whose revenues are financially bound with Apple and Google. "I found a baby squirrel and wanted to help it. Am I to assume this is a Palm Squirrel? Hi Bill, A few squirrels more severe patches of fur loss with redness to their skin from all the scratching. I hope you can help me,i live in South Africa and i have a girly,she is now 1yr old,we bought her from a breeder,but i did not receive any diet guidlines etc,but she has been doing very well untill recently. My wife and I both take it, and we haven't been sick with anything over the past two years we have been using it. They all seemed healthy til last week. Therefore it will be up to you to rehab them and see if mom will reclaim them after some time has passed and the scent of her deceased baby subsides. You must monitor the squirrel for the first week to make sure he is able to find food, water, and is confident in the new surroundings. ", care are going on. Wash your hands immediately after cleaning it, since the parasites could spread to you or other animals. Her tail hair looked terrible when she would shed in the Spring so I started to do some research and experimentation and started using the light and Avocado. Most of the sickness and diseases are as a result of poor nutrition.The squirrels if feed on non-nutritious diet,they are effected by various skin problems. The other is the possibility of low Vitamin D levels but that usually only causes hair thinning and not baldness. I have been putting out tons of raw coconut oil and have administered a couple of doses of Ivermectin (though not sure that both doses went to the same squirrel). To try to boost her mood, I started shining a full spectrum grow light on her cage. I love watching both the squirrels and the birds and enjoy feeding them. I have tried the full spectrum light, she continues to get these red bumps/rash, and worse. August 2013 Buddy has been improving greatly after a few months of Valium to control his seizures. Guess what! I started her on the coconut oil a few days ago and she's been eating avocado since day 1. Please give us an update. The quick answer is "No" it won't hurt the squirrel if it doesn't have Mange! Question.. can a chipmunk suffer from the same skin conditions as a squirrel? I would start feeding it avocado daily. If it is say mange. When a female is nursing, she needs double the calcium because milk production plus tooth growth can get their bones brittle pretty fast. Have none. Can anyone help! http://oi60.tinypic.com/xf67t5.jpg Please consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. Agitates him very much! Sounds like your girl may have low Vitamin D levels. Last year I treat 2 squirrels for mange. If you are interested in adopting one of our adoptable pets, please read our adoption policy and then complete the online adoption application or email us with any questions. Approved. We have a lot of squirrels in our neighborhood, it's pretty cut off... one way in and one way out. where can I get some of that Colloidal silver? The next step should be to have your Vet try a course of antibiotics. It has the highest levels of the vital acids mentioned. I was watching tv. Thank you in advance! That did start to help her. I believe it is something in their saliva, but have no way of proving it other than my own experience and observations. The care I outlined in my first post would be good to follow for your other squirrels. Hello! Write to my e-mail address and request the recipe,( SquirrelNutrition@Yahoo.com) Just be careful. We rescued him as an orphaned baby, and nursed him back from pneumonia. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1987 with a degree in veterinary medicine and surgery. Is this a single squirrel? (Then again, would it help them too?) I have coconut oil pills in our cabinet and can just prick one with a needle and squeeze some out on her food or will she not touch it then? Bill. He does not have any hair loss. Bill, He is a 2 year old fixed male. His formula is ESBILAC Puppy Milk Replacer mixed to the cans instructions and I add heavy wipping cream. We use kitten flea drops on our babies with mange, one drop on the back of the neck. Now we have a new kid on the block, a very gregarious male that even puts Ariel in her place by chasing her. http://oi58.tinypic.com/688x28.jpg It would be better if you could take a picture and e-mail it to me. Bill, Hi Bill, I have a hairless squirrel at my work window that I feed daily. Two that are more common are skin infections or Squirrel Pox. My squirrel has been bitten by my dog at one point on her tail(skeleton most probably). Since the one you are using is working I would appreciate the advice as to what to buy, and how close you keep it to her home. Vitamin D deficiency can cause itchy skin and hair loss. We have a 5 gallon fountain that all the wildlife and occasionally pets drink from, would it be safe to put the colloidal silver in that water? She ended up making a home in my yard somewhere and for a year she would come and play and feed with me almost everyday. If a squirrel's tail whiskers burned off in a fire, would they grow back during molting or never grow back? It also could be a skin fungus. come in contact with even a squirrel sized dose, because it will kill them. Are you referring to a product like "Frontline Plus" for dogs. Chocolate has a lot of good antioxidants. If it's not Mange, you have temporarily relieved them of their fleas, lice and intestinal parasites. What could be the issue? But, what it may have is itching and irritation to its toes, causing it to nibble on them more causing the hair to be pulled out. But lately he has driven himself to seizures doing flips trying to nip at his skin towards his hind quarters. He chatters and raises his backside and grabs my arm and hand more aggressively . If you are able to, it would be helpful if you could send a picture of what you are seeing. If you send me an e-mail at SquirrelNutrition@Yahoo.com and request the light treatment for thinning hair I'll send you links that show the light I use and the brand of bulb. Bill. Imagine yourself itching so bad that it drove you to mutilate yourself. Hi, William The reason is, plastic attracts static electricity which can cause the silver to precipitate out of the solution over time. If the paste dries on nut meat for a day or more, do you know if it renders the paste ineffective or less potent? And I could just be paranoid, but I'm worried that he should have more hair then he currently does on his body. Dustin Poirier. Any help would be appreciated by not only me, but them too I'm sure! I’m 65 years old, and have much more love and nurturing to give. Hi Sherry! It's other males. I also use fresh coconut right out of the nut shell. I don't think I'd be able to trap & treat these guys, I've been feeding the squirrels for 10+ years and all the squirrels still run whenever they see me (they do stay close to be first at the feeders once filled). I noticed hair missing on both hind quarters on my one squirrel. It's up to you to monitor the situation. her belly hair and the hair on her feet grew back. Hello, again! I have been feeding wild squirrels sunflower seeds and peanuts. There looked like there was a dry white patch on the top of his neck that I saw him scratching at a few times. I say last time for although i usually would see her 3x a day I havent seen her in a month now and my first concern was that it was a mange, she had died, etc. I happened to see that William recommended calcium for your squirrel. Except for six of them who I can easily determine who they are, most of the others look very alike and are of similar size with their Winter fat, so it's going to be challenging to ensure the same squirrel doesn't get a double dose. Hope this helps! It's highly unusual for a young squirrel to lose teeth. I use an Incandescent grow light bulb in a clip-on utility light, and shine it on Lucky's cage 6 to 8 hours a day. If it's a tiny, pink-skinned baby, do not apply any chemicals to the squirrel. Clear as mud, huh? Hi, Pat! Squirrels have to chew on hard objects to keep their teeth wore down. Thanks for writing! Since we have a trap, my husband suggested using it and bringing the little fellow (or girl) in the heated garage. It won't die from mange will it? There are about 20 grey squirrels in my neighborhood and about once ever other month one seems to develop a neurological condition, falling over, and narcolepsy, with hair loss, and a giant appetite. Did the weather have something to do with this epidemic? He still comes in my backyard to eat everyday I just returned from a trip and noticed the hair loss or else I would’ve treated it way sooner, Hi, Molly! So, our squirrels are generally our squirrels. July 2016 You can send the picture to SquirrelNutrition@Yahoo.com, plus you can communicate directly with me through that e-mail address instead of having to go through this blog. One thing I've found that calms squirrels, or any animal down, is Brewer's yeast. Apparently I have too much time on my hands but this little squirrel has managed to wrap me around its teeny hands and make me jump :) Hold them upside down immediately for 10 seconds, then blot the fluids off their nose and out of their nostrils then wait about one minute before you continue. Which vet tech said that? Bill. God bless you.". There are a couple of things that I use to support the squirrels immune system. Periodically, we run a load of just these towels so we always have a fresh, clean supply to line her cage. I'm hoping you have another suggestion the only thing I might be able to try is the colloidal silver water treatment that you mentioned, do you sell that? Bill. She is about 9 months old. Hi Bill. Staten Island, NY. I appreciate your site. William Sells is a Registered Nurse turned Squirrel Rehabber and Nutritionist. Please help. Feed every two hours around the clock until the baby squirrel is two weeks old. Cause he looks so uncomfortable. Regarding keeping vs release, any squirrel can be released, with singles it just takes a little longer. Dr says there is not much that we can do about this, she gave her an injection of some sort to help the liver and this has to be repeated on Monday. Do you have any suggestions? If you have already used it on your baby, don't worry, an adult dose won't kill it, but it can make it very lethargic and cause some intestinal upset, and possibly increased itching. Well it has been two weeks since I started Fred( my fixed male ) on soybeans and brewers yeast. Sincerely: Janisley, Hi, Janisley! We rescued 3 baby Squirrels and all 3 came from the same mom. Also if anyone needs help I'm the Columbus Ohio area let me know. We have pulled at the hair in and around the spots mentioned and were not able to pull any out. I'm reticent to do that . Bill. When you see a squirrel, get their attention by making a specific sound, a soft whistle, even a clicker works, some unique, repeatable sound. HELP!! Wow! For the more mainstream characters, check out my links page.. Also featuring the Spider-Man Appendix, the unabridged compilation of pretty much everyone Spidey's ever run into.Compiled by … Whichever is true I've had a lot of good success using it for many different conditions. If I had the squirrel, I would spray the feet daily with Ionic Silver and apply raw coconut oil, and offer a small chunk of the hardened oil, or feed raw coconut out of the shell everyday. Bill. Two weeks ago added the other nuts to keep his teeth trim.He hides the little nuts but eats the big ones. The skin does not appear red or irritated and I don't see any scabs. I would recommend that you find a licensed rehabber in your area and volunteer to help with any orphaned squirrels that they take in. She’s a squirrel I rescued five years ago and released on my property. Squirrels. No bites thru the skin tho! I noticed she is missing a couple very small patches of fur and I know it's from the lack of light because she gets plenty of calcium sprinkled on her food plus a nut square everyday. Bill. I don't know if my heart will ever hal. Will another another food source...maybe avocado or berries. I am from India, i have a palm squirrel. Hi, Susan! I'm not sure how old he is. It had some hair loss and the patches all over its body looked like rough raised hard skin. The trick is, getting a squirrel to eat them. Thank you for your time. For a non toxic treatment, spray the area with Colloidal Silver and give him a drop by mouth 3 times a day until the ringworm fungus is gone. 3 parts water to 1 part powder for 1 day. He is very defensive about letting anyone look there now, since he is afraid that we are trying to apply more medicine. I'll get the lamp and see if that helps. Guess I just needed some reassurance that this might work. Thanks so much for your expert advice Bill! Ways theyll eat it and like it? thank you in advance. But the bumps...Should I be worried? Bill. Directed by Joe Vaux. Hi Valerie. or does it have a sibling or two? They know it is not supposed to be there, and will remove it themselves. But would like to know if this MBD... And what can i do to close his wound, or hasten the process? Odd that the patches of bald skin are all in the same general area though. That's rather strange for the hair to fall out so suddenly. Not sure what that might be, are you able to send a picture? But if the time ever comes can I get another squirrel somehow and share my love raising another baby into our home? It appears he may have a form of mange. I know that before our girl, Lucky had her hysterectomy, I had to be very careful taking her outside for her walks during breeding season. Lauric and Capric acid have proven by study to effectively treat them. Hi, Nisha! Suspect poisoning but, Illinois university told me to look at the meat under skin to see if it's dark from rodent poison (bleeding) and it isn't. Hope this helped! That's what makes it tough to feed them right when they are released. I thing you have got them spoiled! I can tell you what you don't have. She has worked at the same animal clinic in her hometown for over 20 years. He was laying on his back in my left hand and I was rubbing scratching every part of his body. I sent more into to Illinois university so they'll contact me again. My cat lost all his hair ,except on his face. He`s still eating but is not active anymore--just wants to be in his bed. We've been doing clinical trials on it with squirrels that have stubborn physical problems. The maggots are gone and its skin is healing. (Not sure it that means anything or not). ", Very helpful; you made two lives better and saved one. I would also put out the coconut milk with an ounce of Ionic Silver in it. Testosterone causes their scrotum to swell and get purplish black in color. She comes and eats out of my hand daily. Just curious. One of the first is to the hair follicles so hair growth ceases. The swelling didn’t go down and the vet couldn’t figure out what the swelling and oozing was from even though I believed it was a squirrel bite. I think I would first try to treat them with Ivermectin and watch for improvement. He had gotten so mean I couldnt get near him. Last week I could find that on his right and leg there are two hairless patches. I found your page looking for something I could do for her,afterall she has being with me all this 3 years. please suggest some medicine Here's what I think you are dealing with: If it has a sibling, it is probably the sibling rooting on it and finding the penis and thinking it was one of it's mother's teats. Thanks a, "This told me everything I needed to know, and had pictures, which made it entertaining to read with my kids. Hi, Sasha! My guess is that you would need to find out who the squirrel hater is in your neighborhood and find out what kind of neurotoxic poison he or she is using to decrease the squirrel population in your neighborhood. They look like black heads. If you see no change after 3 weeks, you should start to give him some of the coconut oil that Bill sells on his site. If so, you shouldn't use Ivermectin on it, because it is too hard to dose for babies. A totally hairless squirrel is a rarity. Some squirrels, ( like my Lucky,) will eat coconut oil straight, while some squirrels won't touch it alone. Updated: October 19, 2020 Whether you are a first-time Dachshund owner, haven't owned one in a long time, or are thinking of getting one, you'll definitely want to know these 21 important things about Dachshunds. Thanks! So, send me an e-mail at SquirrelNutrition@Yahoo.com and we'll get things moving. Sometimes they are so busy with other animals that they will gladly farm out orphaned squirrels, especially if you are willing to take on the financial responsibility of raising it. He’s eating and drinking. well I have added english walnuts and hazelnuts to Freds diet. If they won't take the fluids, poke a drop in their mouth so they can taste some of it first. Its been 6 weeks since I posted that and a lot has happened since. Bill, Hello Bill, They can't take more than two steps without having to stop and scratch or chew at themselves; sometimes they almost look like they're having spasms from the itching, their whole bodies just jump and twitch. He appears. However, the show often tackles tough subjects and throws in a few jokes. When I say "baby" squirrel, I am not sure of its age but its obviously big enough to be out on its own but i suspect it was orphaned 2 weeks ago when I saw the body of what i assume was its mother, another one that had just given birth recently and had the missing hair from its back as well. Possibly, something it is gnawing on may be making it sick. It's vitally important not to release your squirrel too soon. The most important thing is that you cared enough to do something. Other than that, even fixed animals can have their ups and downs. I have a pic of it. Allie, Hi Allie! She now has a full body of fur, head to tail, gaining weight, very active and healthy. It just wasn't good at climbing a wet wooden fence. Thank you William . She also has a scratch mark around the neck too. Please help I love this little guy and have raised him since 2 days old. It is much easier to encourage them to eat hard-shelled nuts. Time is very important! I’ve noticed that she is getting sores on her belly and itching a lot to where she has a bald spot now. If needed i can provide photograph for the same. Hi, Sam, You can make the diagnosis of skin/hair fungus by grasping a few hairs on the edge of a bald spot and wiggling them back and forth. Squirrels in my yard are turning up with sarcoptic mange (ID'd from your picture and description). Veterinarians believe squirrel pox to be caused by a virus, so that is the best advice I can give you! We feed wild squirrels here in Ontario. ( That is an ingredient found in most Athletes Foot medications.) Bill, We live in a wooded area so lots of wild creatures. She is a bit of a pig and eats them all. Thanks! Hello William, He gave a valiant fight but was just too sick. Good luck! It contains Lauric Acid that kills a fungus. Fleas and lice are always in abundance on squirrels and can make them itch a lot. This article received 37 testimonials and 92% of readers who voted found it helpful, earning it our reader-approved status. We handle tons of e-mail every month and responding to replies on the Blog are very time consuming! Squirrels have a unique endothermic phenomenon where they can crank up their metabolism 4 times normal in cold weather. Hello Maddie! Whats up?? Hi Bev! "Actually I haven't tried it on my baby squirrel but it gave me info like I should keep it warm, etc. On our webpage, http://www.squirrelnutrition.com/squirrels-with-severe-health-issues.html , we have pictures of a Florida Squirrel named "Leggy" who had a viral skin condition from November of last year until March of this year. I'll get your order out today. I released her back in mid September. It sounds to me like Clyde may have a circulation problem. I noticed that she recently had been rubbing above her nose and the hair seems thin but is still there. I put out a cat bed (new) and a cammy cloth b/c it's ultra soft and warn for her face, no idea if she will use it or just pee on it...She is not getting any medicine b/c i am unsure which it is, for her condition- and it's very sudden. He has recently developed a dark patch on both cheeks just behind the whiskers. Ditto on all the nice things you say about Billl!! I'm just baffled! Thanks! Asparagus If you move him outside too quickly without being a support system for him, he will get very depressed because he will feel abandoned by you. It was kinda moist in tthat area so I washed it with just water and blew on it and patted it dry. I have a friend (state and Fed licensed) sending me Ivermectin (which my other friend says is very dangerous) and another one sending me Terbinafine. Hope Bill can shed some light on this. He's small but his eyes are open. It makes no sense to knock out the primary way a body protects itself, (the immune system,) to treat a problem. Never heard this before. Crack the coconut open and either dig out the meat, or let the squirrels do it. Most commercial formulas are made from skim milk with a bunch of useless fillers and vitamins. Hi! Upon reading the info on your site, I'm beginning to think it may be fungal. I have trained him to stay on the porch and in the yard. I don't want to add more to what she's already been given for fear of causing harm. Research databases are key resources for every college or university library. Sincerely Nikki. Now, suggestions? That alone is an expression of love that is becoming rare in this day and age! I'm trying to make friends to get a better look, hes currently eating from around the bird feeder what do you suggest I put out to try to gain trust. The idea is to spread out the treated nuts far enough, that the chances of a single squirrel finding more than two treated nut is greatly reduced. Hi William! And, believe me, released squirrels, (especially females,) can be as sweet and fun as having them live in your house. I have some pictures and I was wondering if you could help me with the diagnosis? Please contact me by e-mail! Hi Linda, If you could send a picture of what you are seeing on your squirrel to SquirrelNutrition@Yahoo.com I would be happy to evaluate and comment. Read: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23257726 The light should help that. Your squirrel may have to go through a complete hair cycle,(June to June,) to see the full results, but balding areas usually respond pretty quick. To feed your squirrel, get Pedialyte and oral syringes from the store. New hair usually starts growing around June after they have shed their Winter fur. Bill, you may have inadvertently species switched or at least confused [permanently] this animal the face of the 'mother' in the few weeks after theeyes open is the critical window this may not 'work' in dogs that remain neotenic ...not an area with a lot of behavioral research basenjis and singing dogs are not 'wolves' and mature normally and can be switched the infant mammal will 'initiate play' with the species it identifies with, Any special brand of puppy flea drops , 3 year old gray male squirrel, itching, and skin on belly red , also he loves fresh garbanzo bean are they alrite. Reasoning with him didn’t work, maybe tools will! Another possibility is Vitamin D deficiency. I would go ahead and treat her for mange even though you don't see scabs. She managed to drive one of them, named Harmony, out of the area. If you are convinced to keep him, neutering would probably be the best all the way around. Hope this helped! We are unsure of how much we should be feeding it... Kind of just winging everything to do with him. I lost track of her after she woke up, but I did notice that she seemed itchy. The best way to tell is to smell the oil. I can provide you with a formulary reference dosage. We suspected antifreeze but that wouldn't explain the missing skin. December 2016 These have been mostly collected from around the UK and USA, with a few non-English contributions (many thanks to all contributors from around the globe), so you'll only find a few of them used in any single establishment. By using this service, some information may be shared with YouTube. and Cherry. Otherwise it will get real slimy, and lose the good stuff if it sits in the refrigerator!) Hi there The success rate is low when hand-rearing a baby squirrel.”. He eats a variety of food--pecans, walnuts, apples, grapes, avocado, rodent blocks, blackberries, etc. (I read the article in the blog about mange, but I don;t think that's what this is.) It looks like round patches where his fur has fallen off. But the affected areas are clearly itchy. Thanks for your help. Bill, I have a squirrel I am trying to nurse back to normality after being diagnosed with Squirrel Pox. Eventually, you will get every affected squirrel treated and on it's way to being cured. Our rehab squirrels set up their pecking order in the cage they are in. I don't know whether to have him neutered and keep him or try to send him back to the wild when he gets older and the weather is warmer. You don't want your baby to be crawling on the ground once it gets outside and many hand-raised squirrels tend to do just that, ending up easy prey for snakes, cats etc. :>) I should be getting notification from my builder by next week with the tracking info. Sandy is very happy in her new home and couldn't thank you enough. You can send a picture to SquirrelNutrition@yahoo.com and I'll take a look at it. Any suggestions? Flyers don't like light, so light therapy probably won't work. I also put out fresh avocado along with seeds, other fruit, (they seem to love grapes) rat block etc. Thank you so much for your reply!This is the first real advice i have received since she started getting sick. You could put it on anything you know the squirrels will eat, but it needs to be something that they will eat all at once. They keep repeating this weekly process until all the squirrels have been given a couple doses and are improving, and hair is actually growing back in the bald areas. TitanTV offers fast, customizable TV listings for local broadcasting, cable and satellite lineups. Thanks for everything! The baby's life depends on it. Hey Bill, I need to know what brand of grow light to use. Hi, Louise! Under it on a couple of weekly doses a touch of Ivermectin on diet! Terrible case and no animal had been rubbing above her nose to see what you think is a characterinFamily... 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