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VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! #1384248
12/13/14 01:18 AM
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My glider has been sick and lethargic. Moving so slow and not eating. Took her to the vet and Im giving medicine every 2 hours. I have been forcing water and HPW in her system. What do I look for? What should I do??

Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384250
12/13/14 03:17 AM
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Make sure to religiously give her the medicine and water. ALSO, please make sure she stays warm (even if you have to keep her on you at all times for your body heat).

I hope she gets better quickly!


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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384252
12/13/14 05:59 AM
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usually the vet sub qs the glider for fluids and that lasts for about a day if the glider is dehydrated

Re: Very sick glider…please help [Re: Mike3] #1384253
12/13/14 08:05 AM
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SW Missouri
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First :welcomegc: I'm new also, but I think we need more info. Like how old, what did vet say was wrong? How long was she sick before she was seen by the vet? Is she part of a colony, or alone? Hope she gets better soon! jump


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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384255
12/13/14 08:25 AM
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Quote:
Took her to the vet and Im giving medicine every 2 hours.


What type of medicine did they give her? I have never heard of a medicine required every two hours.

What did they say was wrong with her?


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Re: Very sick glider…please help [Re: Mike3] #1384256
12/13/14 08:32 AM
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Thank you all for the responses. Sadly she passed in her sleep. I prayed she would go peacefully if it was her time.

Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384257
12/13/14 08:43 AM
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I am very sorry for your loss. May you find peace and comfort in your memories of her.

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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384265
12/13/14 10:09 AM
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hug2 I'm so sorry for your loss.


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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384288
12/13/14 08:04 PM
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SW Missouri
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So sorry...


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Trust your journey....



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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Ladymagyver] #1384308
12/14/14 01:28 PM
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So very sorry.


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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: KarenE] #1384312
12/14/14 04:06 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.


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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384338
12/14/14 09:36 PM
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Longview, Texas
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So sorry you lost your baby. hug2 Glide free little one. :rbridge:


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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384364
12/15/14 01:23 PM
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Long Island, NY
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hug2 hug2


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Re: VERY SICK GLIDER…NEED HELP!!! [Re: Mike3] #1384367
12/15/14 02:41 PM
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Wiscsonsin, United States
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Praying for you hug2


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Re: Very sick glider…please help [Re: Ladymagyver] #1384391
12/15/14 05:55 PM
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She was about 8 years old. The vet wasn't sure what was wrong but we tried getting her healthy. She was only sick for the day and I got her in right away. She was part of a colony. She didn't make through the night.

Re: Very sick glider…please help [Re: Srlb] #1384392
12/15/14 05:57 PM
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The medicine was Dextrose

Re: Very sick glider…please help [Re: Mike3] #1384415
12/16/14 02:46 AM
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dextrose isn't medicine

Re: Very sick glider…please help [Re: the gliders angel] #1384423
12/16/14 10:19 AM
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St. Johns, Florida
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That is correct, Dextrose is not an antibiotic, it is for a dehydrated glider.


Peggy
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