Administering Eye-drops (single Handed)

Many of you - at some point - may have to administer eye drops to a chinchilla.

I have had to take a photo of this procedure (to be published elsewhere) - but I thought I may as well post it here too - as Polie posed so patiently!!

I hope it may be useful.

I do not wrap chinchillas in towels to restrain them (just my own preference) - but instead, I hold the chin close to my body - facing outwards. With the same hand - I use my thumb to hold the eye open.

With my free hand I give the required dose.

I use a similar technique for giving oral medications.


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