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FOX WITH MANGE!

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Eldrick

Eldrick Report 2 Jun 2008 18:06

In that case, any vet will turn out. Your yellow pages is the best bet.

For an out of hours call out, reckon on around £150.00, incl of VAT and drugs, depending on how far they have to travel.

It may be less, may be more, but I think that will be a rough ball park figure going from memory.

If you take it to them, figure on half.

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 2 Jun 2008 18:11

I too worked with vets for many years and count all the local vets here as friends.

I can just see the look on their face if they were expected to go running around after foxes with mange free of charge........

Granny  Grumps

Granny Grumps Report 2 Jun 2008 18:18

Sorry El did not make myself clear.............apologies offered, want i ment is if you turn up at vets with wildlife they will treat, and yes you are correct if they are called out they will charge.................sorry,

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 2 Jun 2008 18:28

Ah, in that case, I wouldn't dispute that one.

I wish you could class labradors as wild animals.....or alsations. Cost me £140 to have the last one put to sleep last year.

Taff

Taff Report 2 Jun 2008 18:43

ELDRICK , I asked for help,
and as yet I still havent heard from the vets!

Taff

Taff Report 2 Jun 2008 18:44

unless of coarse you having worked in a vets, would like to come out yourself, I will of coarse pay your travel fees.

MarionfromScotland

MarionfromScotland Report 2 Jun 2008 18:55

Just looking in for update.

Taff

Taff Report 2 Jun 2008 19:04

Thanks to the No,. Granny gave me, there will be someone coming out soon(?) to have a look around and try to catch the poor thing, I made them promise me that it would not be killed, they said they are here to save animals not kill them!!
fingers crossed then!!
many thanks to all who helped .
xxxxxx

Granny  Grumps

Granny Grumps Report 2 Jun 2008 19:09

Well done Taff, and thanks for letting us know now the beast can get treated and free from that awful itch.

Taff

Taff Report 2 Jun 2008 19:14

Granny, its many thanks to you and the number you gave me!
fingers crossed again!
will let you all know when the person comes to visit!!
If he has a gun, I will know his name is EldrickLOL
only joking mate, I know where your coming from!!

Granny  Grumps

Granny Grumps Report 2 Jun 2008 19:18

They will come out might have to set trap though to catch the fox, glad to have helped.x

Blue Moon

Blue Moon Report 2 Jun 2008 19:21

Be careful Taff,wish I was closer we would catch him in no time.

♥~Billy's Mum ~♥

♥~Billy's Mum ~♥ Report 2 Jun 2008 19:35

Oh Taff... I hope it goes ok for you x x x Your very kind, Must be distressing to watch the poor thing.
Good Luck x
Julie x

Taff

Taff Report 2 Jun 2008 19:37

Aw, Julie!!!!!!!
great to see you back!! hows things???
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Taff

Taff Report 2 Jun 2008 19:38

Fay, have no idea if its a he or a vixen??
how would you go about catching one????

sealyham

sealyham Report 3 Jun 2008 00:14

last year had baby seagull fall off my roof
it seemed abit stunned rang rspca they collected it next day couldnt leave it as l couldnt let my dog out into the garden
kept it indoors over night in washing basket

Mick from the Bush

Mick from the Bush Report 3 Jun 2008 00:22

Ahh - thanks for the reminder Eldrick.
Kidding season starts in 2 weeks-
I must clean and oil my trusty M60.

xxx mick

SallyF

SallyF Report 3 Jun 2008 06:52

Any joy yet Taff?

Taff

Taff Report 3 Jun 2008 06:57

morning Sally, No nothing yet, will give them another ring at 9.am and see whn exactly to expect someone, I dont fancy opening the blinds one morning and finding a strange man wandering around my back garden!!LOL
(or do I??LOL)

SallyF

SallyF Report 3 Jun 2008 07:00

Depends on what he's like really!;))
I hope they turn up soon, it's not nice for the poor old fox or you to see it in that state.