Young fox squirrel with persistent rash
I am interning at a wildlife rehabilitation center this summer. We have been caring for a young fox squirrel and his brother for a couple weeks now. Several days ago he developed a red and bumpy rash in his groin area. He is still eating well and acting normal otherwise, but the rash continues to get worse. We have been applying neosporin, but since it did not seem to be improving today we switched to a diaper rash cream. This morning we found his brother sucking on his penis and thought that could be adding to the problem or leading to urine scalds, so we separated them. We have also been changing the bedding every feeding, trying to keep the area clean, and bathing him daily with baby soap and luke warm water. Has anyone seen something similar? Do you have any recommendations on treatments? Thanks in advance!