Treating and Preventing Ear Infection in Ferrets

When you see your pet ferret frequently scratching its ears, bacterial infection is the most common culprit. Otitis, which is the scientific term for ear infection in ferrets, can cause many symptoms including uneasiness and the appearance of black or brown material in the ear area such as …

Ferret Care: Ascites in Ferrets

Ferrets are very active and lively animals. They thrive on interacting and playing with both, humans and other animals. They spend most of their time doing various activities, while the rest is spent on eating and resting. When you observe your pet unwilling to do these activities and …

Ferret Health: Zoonotic Diseases

Owning a ferret comes with great responsibilities. Aside from maintaining proper ferret health through perfect diet and hygiene, another very important factor to handle with caution are the zoonotic diseases, which are the diseases that an animal can spread to humans. Like dogs and cats, there are a …

How to Prevent Ferret Ear Mites

Although ear mite issue is not really life threatening for ferrets, it still needs proper attention to prevent further complications. ¬†Ferret ear mites usually develop due to the excessive cleaning of the ears, which strips the natural protective oils which act as protection against various germs, bacteria, and …

Care Requirements for Young Ferrets

Also called kits, young ferrets need extra love and care as they transition to maturity. Although there is no major difference in terms of caring for adult ferrets, you must still exert extra effort in dealing with these babies. Below is a guide on the basics of properly …

Foods Variations to Feed Your Ferrets

Ferrets need to eat meat in order to live because of the fact that they are obligate carnivores. This is the reason why their diet must consist of mainly meat products. Furthermore, ferrets are born with a very short and tiny digestive tract, which make them unable to …

Do it Yourself Ferret Toys

One of the many things that your pet ferret will demand from you is regular playtime. A few hours each day must be allotted for various activities and playtime with ferret toys to strengthen your bond with your pet. Furthermore, spending time with each other will prevent your …

Top Causes of Ferret Sickness

Just like with other animals, ferrets are susceptible to various health issues most especially when improper care is given. There are many factors why your furry friend develops mild and severe health conditions. Among the most common reasons of ferret sickness includes poor hygiene, unbalanced diet, improper overall …

Handling Ferret Flea Problems

Insect infestation is a common problem among animals whether big or small. For ferrets, fleas are a nightmare for both pet and owner. Not only do these blood sucking ferret flea and insects induce itching, but they can also lead to many skin problems when left untreated. In …

Gotcha! Ferrets Stealing and Opening Drawers

This is how notorious ferrets stealing can be. They will even open drawers if they have too. Watch this hilarious video, click the play button below. All the while, you thought your precious stuff are safe in your drawer, but you might be wrong especially when you have …