Common Diseases of Ferrets Common conditions of pet ferrets include diarrhoea, intestinal foreign bodies, parasites, ringworm, and some kinds of cancer. Signs of illness in ferrets may be specific for a certain disease. Most commonly, however, signs are vague and
Vaccinations Just like dogs, ferrets require vaccinations as youngsters against distemper. Once a year, they also require an examination and vaccination boosters. It is advisable to have your new ferret looked at by a vet within 48 hours of getting
Feeding Your Ferret Ferrets eat many things, the most balanced option available these days is a complete ferret food. Additionally, you have the choice of wet, dry, or semi-moist foods. Any of these diets will be enjoyed by your ferret,
Should I Spay or Neuter my Ferret? Ferrets may have been be spayed or neutered prior to purchase. Unless you want to breed your prospective pet, neutering is preferred. Intact (un-neutered) male ferrets have a musky odour and can be
Ferret Proof Your Home Ferrets are excellent escape artists and are easily able to squeeze through the tiniest openings and cracks. Homes must be “ferret-proofed” to prevent escape and injury. Naturally inquisitive, they will chew on and swallow many things.
Choosing a Ferret Ferrets come in several different colour schemes: the polecat ferret is the most popular. polecat ferrets have a buff coloured coat with black markings on the face, feet, and tails. Albino ferrets are white with pink eyes.
Acclaim – Treating Houses that have Fleas This is a spray for the house and should not be used on your pets. It effectively stops eggs and larval development for up to 12 months and will paralyse and kill adult
The Flea Life Cycle Although you are only able to see the adult flea, there are actually 4 stages of the life cycle. This entire life cycle (adult flea egg larva pupa adult) can be completed
Pet Passport Regulations As of 1st January 2012 Pet Passport rules have changed. To travel to and from the UK with your dog, cat or ferret from one of the EU member states or approved non-EU countries you still need