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Effects of Poor Diet in Ferrets

Unlike most animals, ferrets have special dietary needs that must be given at all times to maintain proper health and prevent various medical conditions. Ferrets are obligate carnivores, which means that they need a constant supply of protein from meat products for their body to function properly. The …

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 …

Ferrets Having Fun with Box Filled with Rice

Ferrets are naturally happy animals and they love to play a lot. Watch this video and see how these ferrets having fun with rice box. One of the most favorite toys of ferrets is any box filled with almost anything they can play with, nip with, or munch …

How to Scruff a Naughty Ferret

Naughty ferret keeps on biting uncontrollably? Here a video on how to discipline them with punishing… This video shows how to discipline a misbehaving ferret. We all know that ferrets can become a little nasty at times and won’t stop biting. So instead of screaming at them or …

Ferrets Biting: Dealing and Preventing

Ferrets biting behavior is common and part of their basic instinct. This behavior can be tolerable at times but there are times when they go overboard and making nasty ways in biting people as well as other ferrets and animals around them. This instinct is part of their …

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 …

Decision Making Tips Before Getting a Pet Ferret

When a getting a pet ferret for your family, there are certain things you have to consider and think over a couple times or more before making your final decision. This is highly important because you are not just going to think about your family but also the …

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 …