Ferrets

Explore our tips and advice for every aspect of your ferret’s care and enjoy the benefits of a furry companion who is happy, healthy and content.

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Is a Ferret the Right Pet For You?

Ferrets are cute, playful and inquisitive pets but they do have highly specialized needs. We explore the key considerations you take into account before bringing a ferret into your family.

9 Worst Foods for Your Ferret

Whilst Ferrets can be fussy eaters as adults, the food habits they learn as kits will stay with them for life. We’ve assembled a...

Ferrets: A Guide to the Basics

Ferrets have become popular pets because of their size, playfulness and intelligence. This guide is meant to help you take care of your new friend.
Ferret eating out of a bowl

Ferret Food: A Recipe for Success

Feeding your ferret is not at all like feeding a dog or a cat. There are fewer options available and some specialized dietary requirements. Get it right and you will have a healthy and happy companion with less likelihood of illness and expensive vet bills.
sad ferret

Insulinomas in Ferrets: Causes and Treatment

Insulinomas are common in ferrets and account for a quarter of all tumours diagnosed in this species. The cause is primarily thought to be related to diet.
ferret on grass

Traveling with Ferrets

With the right planning and some basic equipment travelling with your ferret can be a happy and safe ride for everyone.
ferret biting glass

Biting Ferrets: Nipping The Behavior In The Bud

Ferrets are naturally curious and will often give a little exploratory nip or bite to initiate play. Some start this behavior as kits and...
ferret play

How to Ferret Proof Your Home?

Ferret proofing your home is a little like child-proofing, only on a smaller scale. Making your home safe will go a long way to keeping your little bundle of fur happy, healthy and mischief free.
Orange cat playing with a toy

Choosing Soft Toys That Are Safe For Your Pet

Buying toys for your pets is like buying toys for your toddler. Be sure to follow these pet safety tips to reduce the risk of injury to your furry friend.
ferret in a log

Ferret Care Guide

Ferrets are adorable, high-energy pets that do best in small groups. Discover our tips and advice for caring for ferrets as pets.

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9 Worst Foods for Your Ferret

Whilst Ferrets can be fussy eaters as adults, the food habits they learn as kits will stay with them for life. We’ve assembled a...