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Should I own a ferret?

Should I Own A Ferret
Ferrets are loyal, playful, intelligent, affectionate, and full of hilarious antics. I have never met a person who didn't laugh after seeing a happy ferret leap and bounce around a room during play! Ferrets can easily help chase the blues away after......

What should I feed my ferret?

What Should I Feed My Ferret
Ferrets are strict carnivores and should be fed a high protein (at least 34%), high fat (atleast 20%) high quality chicken or lamb based dry ferret diet. Totally Ferret, Zupreemfor Ferrets, and Ultimate 8 and 1 are good choices......


Housing Your Ferret
Your ferret should always have a large, clean, comfortable, ferret specific cage or kitty condo type cage available to keep him or her safe when you are not at home or in the event of an illness or emergency......

ferret proofing your home

Ferret Proofing Your Home
Ferrets are very curious by nature, and can get into everything! Unfortunately, ferrets can get injured or even killed by getting into things they are not supposed to. Although it is impossible to completely ferret proof"......

training your ferret

Training Your Ferret
Ferrets can nip for a variety of reasons. Baby ferrets or kits can nip too hard as a way to try to get your attention, to entice play or out of fear and excitement. Ferret skin is much harder than human skin and they......

What is a domestic ferret?

The domestic or "pet" ferret is a member of the weasel family and a descendant of the European Polecat. Some other members of the weasel family are minks, otters, and the endangered Black-Footed Ferret.

Domestic ferrets have been domesticated for thousands of years and are not wild animals. Once considered working animals, they were (and still are in the UK and some other countries) used for ridding barns of rodents and for flushing rabbits from their dens (ferreting). In the United States they are lovable house pets.