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Articles, Ferret Stories | Comments Off on FERRET ADOPTION – A FANCIFUL TALE

FERRET ADOPTION – A FANCIFUL TALE

Tis I, the amazing mustalid (insert “ta-dah” sound here).  Telling the story of the takeover of my new home. When I first arrived at my new home, my palace (referred to by some hoomans as a “cage”) was located in the loungeroom.  This room is a hub of activity, and also the place where NewMumma […]

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Articles | Comments Off on Canine distemper in ferrets

Canine distemper in ferrets

How do they get it? Canine distemper is an airborne virus that can be transmitted from direct or indirect contact with an infected animal. Infected dogs shed this virus through their respiratory tract, urine and feces. Although dogs often recover from distemper, the disease is usually fatal in ferrets. Young, unvaccinated dogs in a rural […]

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Articles | Comments Off on FRIENDS OF FERRETS

FRIENDS OF FERRETS

FRIENDS OF FERRETS

We would like to highlight the increasing problem involved in the housing and care of abandoned ferrets as well as the associated costs If you are surprised to learn that ferrets need rescuing, consider this: ferrets are the third most popular pet in theUSAwhere there are 90 million pet cats; 75 million pet dogs and […]

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Articles | Comments Off on A Ferret’s Poem – as I go to the Bridge.

A Ferret’s Poem – as I go to the Bridge.

A Ferret’s Poem – as I go to the Bridge.

You’re giving me a special gift, So sorrowfully endowed, And thru these last few cherished days, Your courage makes me proud. But really, love is knowing When your best friend is in pain, And understanding earthly acts Will only be in vain. So looking deep into your eyes, Beyond, into your soul, I see in […]

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Articles | Comments Off on Identifying and Treating Heat Stroke In Ferrets

Identifying and Treating Heat Stroke In Ferrets

Identifying and Treating Heat Stroke In Ferrets

Every year the members of the Victorian Ferret Society warn ferret owners of the dangers of heat stroke occurring in ferrets during the warmer months. This year we aim to help you to recognize heat-stroke in your ferret and to deal with it effectively. Symptoms: Severe lethargy (A very tired ferret who is hard to […]

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Articles | Comments Off on Reasonable Ferret Breeding

Reasonable Ferret Breeding

Reasonable Ferret Breeding

Breeding ferret kits is an exciting and very enjoyable thing to do, so long as it works out well. For this to happen, the first thing potential breeders must do, is ensure they are breeding the right animals. The most crucial thing is to breed only healthy animals who are not related to each other […]

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