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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    I agree with Momokahn about the importance of extra hydration by injecting water or Pedialyte. Severely dehydrated snakes cannot digest until they are rehydrated,
    and the last thing a snake in this condition needs is to regurge a meal...even a small one.

    In rescues like this, I would also inject some reptile vitamin/mineral powder too, or else pack a little of the powder into the rodents mouth...that way you don't need
    to use a syringe or try to dissolve it so it doesn't clog the needle. (if you go the injection route, get liquid vitamins)

    How is it going so far?

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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    Soooooo given this beautiful little snake is so dehydrated I'd be tempted to give it a 30 minute soak ??

    I've only had a quick look through all the replies and nobody seems to have mentioned it . I've taken over a couple of dehydrated snakes over the years and a soak makes an massive difference.. immediately afterwards they look much plumper and seem more 'alive' .

    Any thoughts ??

    Apologies if I've missed something.




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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    Snake is doing good! I got rid of the mites but I'm gonna treat her one more time just to be safe. I gave her a rat pup 6days ago I believe and she ate that, plus I've been giving her fresh water and just letter her be for the most part. I have a good feeling she'll manage to make a full recovery without any problems. She was definitely starved of food/water and in a enclosure way to big.

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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    Quote Originally Posted by Toasted Hippo View Post
    Snake is doing good! I got rid of the mites but I'm gonna treat her one more time just to be safe. I gave her a rat pup 6days ago I believe and she ate that, plus I've been giving her fresh water and just letter her be for the most part. I have a good feeling she'll manage to make a full recovery without any problems. She was definitely starved of food/water and in a enclosure way to big.

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    Thats great. I look forward to following a progression thread on her. Burms are my fav even though I have a couple others that are good girls here


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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    Quote Originally Posted by Zincubus View Post
    Soooooo given this beautiful little snake is so dehydrated I'd be tempted to give it a 30 minute soak ??

    I've only had a quick look through all the replies and nobody seems to have mentioned it . I've taken over a couple of dehydrated snakes over the years and a soak makes an massive difference.. immediately afterwards they look much plumper and seem more 'alive' .

    Any thoughts ??

    Apologies if I've missed something.
    I totally agree, thanks! I meant to suggest that as well- (I got sidetracked somewhere?) Not to mention that it helps by drowning any missed mites.
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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    Gonna feed her tomorrow and get a newer pic of of her. She already looks much better after 8 days

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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    Forgot to get more pics of the little girl but I did get this one. If you compare it to the first couple picks there is already a big difference in how she looks.

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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    looking forward to watching this lucky girl progress into a giant beauty.
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    Re: Rescued burm need some advice

    She really starting to fill out now! Shes a fiesty lil one. I've been more times in the past month from her then I have since I started keeping snakes lol.

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    "No good deed goes unpunished..." or so they say? I hope she'll settle down, that's no way to say "thanks!"
    She's GOT to be feeling good, she looks SO much better already.
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