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North Coast Duck Soup Recipe

July 7, 2016


If ferret has insulinoma or IBD), 1 cup dry high quality ferret food (Omit.

1 quarter chicken fully cooked and deboned.

2 cups water used from boiling the chicken.

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Options for the Treatment of Adrenal Disease in Ferrets

April 16, 2015

There are many options for the treatment of adrenal disease in ferrets. Most will agree that surgery is the top alternative; yet, the operation is not possible in all instances. The ferret may be a high surgical or anesthetic risk, or the owner just may not possess the funds. Luckily, there are several non-surgical alternatives […]

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Taking Care of Your Ferret’s Coat

May 9, 2014

8 In 1 Pet Products SEOH409 Ferretone Skin and Coat Ferret Liquid Supplement, 16-Ounce : Pet Supplements And Vitamins : Pet Supplies

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Adult Ferret Snacks and Treats

January 23, 2014

In addition to the dry cat food or dry ferret food, offer canned ferret food daily.  Ferrets also enjoy snacks and treats such as these: (Snacks) FerretVite Ferret Peanut Butter Crunch Bread – Wheat Cereal Vegetables Fruit (Dried) Pasta (Cooked) Meats (Cooked) Fish (Cooked) Egg (Raw or cooked) Milk and Ice Cream (Just a little) Yogurt Cottage […]

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Ferret Babies Nutritional Needs

January 23, 2014

  Baby ferrets have special dietary needs. This is a good baby ferret recipe for your baby ferret’s nutritional needs: Ferret Infants 8-16 weeks:  During this time, your ferret will grow to its full adult size and will need extra protein and calcium.  Feed this mixture twice daily: 2 oz Similac (mix as directed for […]

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Feeding Ferrets

January 23, 2014

Ferrets eat small amounts often, so food should be available at all times. Feed dry cat food or ferret food free choice.  One of my favorite ferret foods is Wysong Ferret Food.  The food should have at least 38% protein.  Some other good choices are Science Diet, Nutra, K&D, Purina Kitten Chow (less expensive) and […]

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Baby Ferrets Versus Older Ferrets as Pets

January 8, 2011

While adopting an older animal can be difficult for first time owners who may not be as good at spotting health problems, I would advise first-time pet owners to consider an adult rather than a baby animal, and ideally one from a rescue that can tell you a bit about the animal and its personality. […]

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