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There are so many things to consider when owning a ferret!

Here I have put together some common questions for anyone who is considering buying a ferret and also for people who already have ferrets.

One thing I have definitely learned about owning ferrets is that you can never have too much information!
The more you know the more confident you will be as a ferret owner and the happier your babies will be.

Every time I do some ferret research I learn something new and this allows me to improve as a ferret owner and helps them have the best life's possible.

This is for anyone who takes their ferret ownership duties seriously and for anyone who loves to see their ferrets happy.


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  • How do I get rid of Ferret Fleas?
  • Is ferret diarrhea a bad sign?

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    Is It ok to buy an 8 week old ferret 
    My mom keeps aining that ferret's are wild animals but are they really? ANSWER: Hi Yasmin, ferrets are not wild animals. In fact they have been domesticated …

    Desexing the mother ferret 
    Hi, Need help/info please, I have two female ferrets that have just had babys, I want to get the mums desexed, 1 lot of babys are 8 weeks old and are …

    Are ferrets good with big dogs like German shepherd dogs? 
    Will they attack dogs? Answer: Hi there, Ferrets and dogs can get along very well, however if you already have a dog then consider his personality …

    types of ferrets 
    How does a black footed ferret look? Answer: Hi there, If you would like to see how a Black Footed Ferret looks then check out the link below. …

    Can ferrets have there cages outside? 
    Hello its Sylver again! I was wondering, is it ok to keep your Ferrets outside and play outside etc. Because i am not allowed to have the Ferret inside. …

    how to get my female to put on weight? 
    Hi there my name is narelle & i have a female ferret named wilma-daphne & i bred her & she had 2 kits which died not long after, she was doin ok for a …

    what can i give my ferret to help her gain weight? 
    I just got a ferret today from a rescue group. This ferret is malnurished and has only eatin a little. The vet told me that I need to have her gain one …

    What is "heat" in ferrets? 
    On your website you mentioned "heat" but never explained what it is . . do all ferrets go through this? Thanks. Answer: Hi Nial, Heat is when ferrets …

    What are some good ways to mask ferret odor? 
    I recently bought a house, and it smelled wonderful...until I moved the ferrets in to the house! We put them in the sunroom, which is at the very back …

    Do Ferrets and Rats get along? Not rated yet
    Silly question, but do Ferrets + Rats get along or would the Ferret eat it!? Thank you! Katy :) ANSWER: Hi Katy, the only silly question is the one …

    Not cleaning properly Not rated yet
    One of our ferrets doesn't appear to be cleaning itself properly and is getting messy down below.also it's privates look a bit sore-it is seemingly eating …

    Blocked Siliva Duct Not rated yet
    Has anyone experienced a block siliva gland that produces a fluid sac at or around the jawbone. We had a vet do an operation that was to create an opening …

    Ferret mother viscous towards other ferrets  Not rated yet
    I have a female ferret that had 10 babies but as of a month ago all the babies are gone. Before being impregnated she loved all the other ferrets I have …

    Biting. Do we give him away?! Not rated yet
    Hi, my wife, Annberly, and I just got a 4 month old ferret boy yesterday and he like to bite and is not at all interested in us. What can we do?! It's …

    why do male ferrets loose their hair? Not rated yet
    Why they loose their hair? what can you do to help get their hair back? ANSWER: Hi, sometimes if male ferrets are not desexed they can loose their …

    ferret changing colour?!? Not rated yet
    my ferret has changed from stable colour to DEW.....why? is she ok? what can I do for her? ANSWER: Hi Elisha, Ferrets do tend to change color from …

    ferrets and de-sexing Not rated yet
    how old does a ferret need to be to be able to de-sex him/her? ANSWER: Hi Audrey, This depends on whether the ferret is male or female and whether …

    Housing a ferret Not rated yet
    What do I use on the base of the cage eg mice use sawdust, rats use woodshavings, it's already lined and which litter do I use in its toilet? I have read …

    Ferret fleas Not rated yet
    Just adopted 2 ferrets from the rspca,a female albino and a male chocolate,they are fantastic but they have fleas. I have bathed them in a ferret safe …

    Scared Ferret Not rated yet
    Hello! I'm thinking about getting a female ferret and i was wondering how they will act when they are scared. I know they hiss with there head down but …

    Are they good with other pets? Not rated yet
    Okay I am seriously considering on getting a ferret. But my older sister has a male Kitty, Piglet. He is a sweet cat. I used to have a puppy and he got …

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    Below is a funny video on a girl who tries to adopt a ferret. The saddest part is that this video is based on actual real life dialog ie. comments and questions that people say or ask when trying to adopt a ferret. Sad but true...at least we can all learn from this video though...and have a bit of a laugh too!

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