Category: Health & Care

Importance of Ferret Shots

Although they are considered small animals compared to other commonly domesticated animals like dogs and cats, ferrets are strongly built. They are fun and always on the go. However, ferrets require proper nutrition and care to maintain overall good health. Similar to humans, ferrets are susceptible to several sicknesses …

Most Common Ferret Health Issues

Most of the time, ferrets are very active and lively animals. However, there will also be days when your pet ferret will feel under the weather. During these days, you should provide proper care and immediate medical attention if necessary. To know what to expect when your pet …

Everything to Know about Ferret Food

Given their small size, ferrets have great appetite. Although there are some food items that must be avoided, these furry creatures are not picky eaters and will eat almost anything provided by owners. However, they have sensitive digestive system so proper diet and food items must be given …

How to Know If your Ferret is Sick

Although considered a healthy animal, ferrets are still susceptible to a number of health issues. Without proper care and diet, your fury friend can develop an illness. One of the most common sicknesses in ferrets is colds, which can be easily treated if proper medication and care are …

Tips on Keeping your Ferret Odor Free

Any animal, regardless of breed or size, will naturally stink if improper hygiene is practiced. For ferrets, bad odor is one of the things owners should always keep in check. As cute as they are, ferrets have a tendency to smell bad most especially when they are not …

Maximizing the Life Expectancy of Ferrets

The average life expectancy of ferrets is usually between 5 to 8 years. However, some ferret owners are able to maximize their pet’s lives to about 10 to 12 years. How did they do it? Like with other animals, proper care, love and time play essential roles in …

What to Do with a Pregnant Ferret?

Pregnancy is a vital part of a ferret’s life cycle. In order to have a safe and healthy delivery of a pregnant ferret, there are important facts to know and steps to follow that every owner must understand. Below are some of the most crucial factors before, during …

Effective Ferret Grooming Tips

Although ferrets are known for good hygiene (they regularly clean themselves), they still need the help of their owners to maintain cleanliness and hygiene at all times. With its small body, you may think that balancing its overall health and hygiene is a very easy task. Truth is …

Ferret Well-being: Feeding them Right

Ferrets are active and always on the move. With their seemingly unlimited supply of energy, healthy food to keep them active is a must for proper ferret well-being. However, picking the right food can sometimes be tricky. Knowing what and what not to feed your ferret pet will …

Ferret Diet: Know the Facts

In terms of food, ferrets have an extra ordinary diet. It is a fact that ferrets are always active, thus they need steady supply of energy from ferret diet which they get from various food sources. In addition, ferret’s digestive system works double time, which results to faster …

Most Common Ferret Health Issues

Ferrets are known to be one of the most active and playful animals. Either in the wild or kept as a family pet, ferrets thrive on interacting with humans and other animals. These are the reasons why over the years, their popularity as pets have multiplied. But like all …

More Tips on Eliminating Ferret Odor

After taking into considerations all the important things you must know before adopting a ferret, you are now sure that this furry animal is the best pet your household can have. From home training to proper feeding, you are positive that you have everything covered. But after bringing …

Ferret Health 101

Owning a ferret entails many responsibilities such as proper home training and daily grooming. But above all of these responsibilities is the task of making sure that this amazing furry pet is always on tip-top ferret health. How do you do that? Well, this article will discuss vital …

Ferrets Smell and What You Can Do About it

Ferrets smell is one of the most common reasons why ferret ownership is not as popular as ownership of other animals are, such as dogs and cats. Some would believe in the idea that ferrets smell is intolerable or that there is no effective way to get rid …