Common Health Issues in Egyptian Maus and How to Prevent Them

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Dental Problems

Egyptian Maus are prone to dental issues like periodontal disease and tooth decay. Regular dental care, including brushing their teeth and providing dental treats.

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Hypertrophic

HCM is a common heart condition in Egyptian Maus. Regular veterinary check-ups and screening for HCM can aid in early detection and management.

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Obesity

Maus have a tendency to gain weight if overfed or not given enough exercise. Providing a balanced diet, portion control, and regular play.

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Renal (Kidney) Disease

Renal disease, including chronic kidney disease (CKD), is prevalent in Maus. Feeding a high-quality, low-phosphorus diet and ensuring adequate.

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Allergies

Some Maus may develop allergies, particularly to environmental allergens or certain foods. Identifying and avoiding allergens, along with veterinary.

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Urinary Tract Issues

Maus may be susceptible to urinary tract infections (UTIs) or urinary crystals/stones. Providing access to fresh water, feeding a balanced diet.

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Skin Conditions

Maus may experience skin issues such as dermatitis or allergies. Regular grooming, a balanced diet, and addressing any underlying causes.

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Parasites

Maus can be prone to internal parasites like worms and external parasites like fleas and ticks. Routine parasite prevention measures, including deworming.

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Respiratory Issues

Some Maus may be predisposed to respiratory issues, such as upper respiratory infections (URIs). Maintaining a clean environment, regular vet check-ups.

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