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    All About Ferrets

    Getting A Ferret? If you are seriously considering getting a ferret, it means you are ready to join...

    Bacterial, Fungal, and Nutritional Diseases

    Overview Keeping your ferret healthy requires an understanding of the needs of these animals. These animals are prone...

    Bathing Your Ferret

    Overview Ferrets are fastidiously clean animals. Unfortunately, that has no bearing on their love of bathing. Few ever...

    Common Mistakes New Ferret Owners Make

    Introduction Ferrets sometimes do things that make new owners think that their pet has a serious problem. Many...

    Cystic Renal Disease

    Causes Renal diseases described in ferrets include: Acquired Hydronephrosis (a condition that typically occurs when...

    Disease Prevention In Ferrets

    Overview Preventive measures are vital for the health of ferrets and usually include physical examination and screening, vaccination,...

    Ear and Nail Care

    Ear Care When cleaning your ferret's ears, avoid going into the ear canal because you may damage the...

    Ferret Biting and Nipping

    Why Do Ferrets Bite? Biting is part of the natural behavior of ferrets. They may bite to get...

    Ferret Distemper

    Overview It is estimated that over 8 million pet ferrets live in the United States. They are said...

    Flea Control

    Are Fleas Dangerous? Fleas are serious business. If your ferret gets them and you do not treat the...

    Parasites In Ferrets

    Ferrets can be infected with a variety of helminths, most commonly roundworms Toxocara canis or Toxascaris leonina. Protozoal infections may include Giardia...

    Proliferative Colitis (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

    What Is Proliferative Colitis? Proliferative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease) is an intestinal disorder of a variety of domestic...

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