Category: Health & Care

Tips When Travelling with Your Ferret

If you decided to go on a trip and leaving your ferret at home is not an option, there are several things you have to consider first prior to travelling with your ferret. Knowing these things and preparing all these will help your travel much easier and less …

Ferret Nutrition: Your Pet Ferrets Nourishment Needs

To stay fit and healthy, your pet ferret nutrition must be composed of animal protein. Since ferrets are obligate carnivores and must be fed with exclusively meat-based food products, nourishing them could be easy but you still need to balance their intake to make sure the right amount …

Common Accidents and Ferret Death Causes Part 2

From the previous article on the common accidents and ferret death causes (click here), we discussed some of the major reasons why there is immediate death among pet ferrets which include stress-related diseases from improper acclimation, indigestion of prohibited foods, poisoning, swallowing of small objects that can cause …

Leaving Your Ferrets at Home While On Vacation

Having ferrets at home is like having a child to look after to, they are quite different from other pet animals and may require a little extra care. If you are going on a vacation and thinking of bringing your pet with you, please consider important factors first …

Common Accidents and Ferret Death Causes

Sudden ferret death is one of the things that puzzles us regarding our pet ferret’s health. We try to do our best to keep them healthy and happy by providing them the things they need such as healthy food, food supplements, a clean and properly set up cage, …

Ferret Health Check: How to Know if Your Ferret is Ill

Responsible ferret parenting involves a regular ferret health check. This is so important because ferrets are susceptible to a lot of diseases even when you think that they are impossible to acquire them from being always at the comfort of your home. Not all ferret diseases are acquired …

Part 2: Ferret for Beginners FAQs about Ferret Care

Here is the second part of the ferret for beginners. Last time we answered questions about the best breed of ferrets to care for, about their rowdy behavior, the number of ferrets you are capable to care for and about ferret mating and caging (see Part 1 – …

Part 1:  Ferret Care FAQs for Beginner Ferret Owners

Ferrets are becoming a popular choice for pet these days. The growing number of ferret owners is evident even though there are several states in the US where these animals are prohibited. As the population for pet ferret rises, ferret care FAQs have been asked to us by …

Basics of Ferret Breeding

Ferret breeding is not as simple as putting a pair to live together and letting them just multiply. Just like other pet animals, breeding them requires proper knowledge from expert pet owners and ferret veterinarian. Ferret breeding is quite complex and can be very expensive because you have …

Important Tips in Ferret Cage Preparation

Ferret cage is a must have should you decide to bring home a pet ferret. This is very important for several reasons such as your pet’s safety and the safety of your valuables at home. We all know by now how ferrets could be great in making mess …

Ferret Vaccines and How Important These Are

Providing ferret vaccines from a registered veterinarian is part of your pet ferret’s healthy well-being. We all want our pets to be healthy as they grow and this requires protection and prevention against certain diseases and viruses that could potentially harm or kill them as they grow.   …

What are the Common Ferret Diseases and How to Avoid Them?

Having a pet ferret is a rewarding and fun experience, but sometimes it could also be worrisome especially when they get exposed to ferret diseases that could threaten their life. It is important that we know the types of common ferret diseases so that we could prepare for …

How to Help the Jill Care for Baby Ferrets

You will easily know it if you are going to be a grandmother to baby ferrets as ferret pregnancy can be distinguished very easily. By the time you find out that your pet ferret is pregnant, you have the ample time to prepare the things you will need …

Ferret Food Recipes You Can Try at Home

Do you want your pet to try other ferret food aside from her kibbles? Not all ferrets have the same attitude towards food, some would be picky eaters while some would feed on almost anything you give them. Some ferrets may be picky eaters when they become used …

7 Tips for Grooming Your Ferret

Unfortunately, feeding your pet a healthy diet and taking them to the vet every once in a while is not enough to keep them healthy and happy. Grooming is pertinent to their good health and hygiene. Bathing, brushing, ear cleaning and trimming nails are all important components of …