Tag: ferret facts

Ferret’s Natural Food Diet

Like all animals, ferrets need a proper diet to maintain good health and maximize lifespan. When it comes to providing the right kinds of food, playing a guessing game will surely take a toll on your pet’s health, and will eventually lead to unwanted death. Ferrets are obligate …

Albino Ferret: Why Choose One

Ferrets are quickly becoming one of the best choices when picking a new family pet. In addition to being highly interactive, ferret’s mesmerizing physical attractiveness makes it an irresistible companion pet. If you are looking for extra special color, an albino ferret might be the perfect option. Let …

Pancreatic Disease in Ferrets

Ferrets, like humans, are susceptible to various diseases. One of the most common sicknesses among ferrets is pancreatic tumors, which develops mostly in ferrets than other domesticated pets. Although this health condition can happen in both young and adult ferrets, ones aged five years and older are more …

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 …

More Facts About Ferrets

Many people, especially those who are not familiar about ferrets, see these fury animals as exotic pets. This is mainly because of the extra ordinary appearance of these wonderful creatures. One of the most commonly asked question is “Can ferrets be domesticated or become family pets?” The answer …

Must Know for First Time Ferret Owner

It is natural to have doubts and questions when deciding to buy or adopt a ferret. This is most especially true when you are a first time ferret owner. To help you decide properly if a ferret is indeed the best pet for you and your family, below …

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 …

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 …

Ferret Training: Easy and Effective Tips

Raising a ferret entails various responsibilities including buying the right food, medical checkups, proper behavior, and a lot more. Clearly, considerable amount of time, effort and money must be invested especially for ferret training. Fortunately, all of these responsibilities will be easier and cheaper if you have a …

How to Avoid Raising a Biting Ferret

Biting is a natural reaction for both humans and animals. Biting out of self-defense or curiosity can become harmful and sometimes fatal if not properly handled. For ferrets, biting is a habit that all ferret owners surely wants to avoid specially in the presence of small children. Fortunately, …

Understanding Ferret Behavior and Their Actions

Ferret behavior could be understood through the actions they make and not merely on the sound they create. As some animals are known for their sounds like dogs, cats, birds, and other animals, some don’t have a distinct sound such as ferrets and rabbits. But this is not …

24 Important Ferret Facts You Should Know

You might already own a ferret but perhaps you don’t know your pet very well yet, so here are some important ferret facts that could help you know and understand your ferrets even more. Here are 24 Ferret Facts you should know: 1. Ferrets are related to the …

Ferrets as Pets: How to Deal with Their Aggression

Ferrets as pets to those who have experienced caring for them for the longest time would probably tell you how active their ferrets are when you asked them about their fuzzies’ behavior. This active behavior includes their silly and naughty antics as well as their cute and playful …