Otions for the Treatment of Adrenal Disease in Ferrets

There are many options for the treatment of adrenal disease in ferrets. Most will agree that surgery is the top alternative; yet, 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 and this informative article will discuss one of those options – the utilization of melatonin for…

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Adult Ferret Snacks and Treats

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 Cheese Raisens Cheese Feed any of these in moderation* You May Also be Interested in:…

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Ferret Babies Nutritional 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 Simalac (mix as directed for human infants) or just born puppy milk mixed with 2 tablespoons canned cat food (any brand is fine). *A good thing…

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Feeding Ferrets

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 Friskies Kitten Chow (less expensive). On the market also are foods now made just for ferrets …

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The Ferret Squad

The Ferret Squad is a feature film directed by Alison Parker and written by Sally Meyer. Max Jones leads The Ferret Squad, a group of quirky kids in California who spend their summer days rescuing and fostering abandoned ferrets. www.theferretsquad.com Description Max Jones (Connor Stanhope) is a teenage boy with a problem. He’s moving to California with his father. Unfortunately, Digger, his furry best friend, won’t be able to come…

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Unusual Ferret and Weasel Photos

I visited the Academy of Science in San Francisco this past weekend (one of my new favorite hangouts!) and there was a wonderful Mammal Encyclopedia that I was browsing through looking for different types of ferrets. Of course, I am always on the look out for ferret/weasel photos and information and I came across these wonderful photos from this book.  I never knew there were as many varieties of weasels from…

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Funny Ferrets

Funny Ferrets       Here are some funny ferret photos which have been hand chosen from the Ferret-World Facebook page for your amusement. Thank you to all the owners who have spent time uploading the photos on the the Facebook page. Back to top of funny ferret photos page  (Courtesy of http://www.ferret-world.com/funnyferretphotos.html) You May Also be Interested in: Otions for the Treatment of Adrenal Disease in FerretsFerret Travel CageMarshall…

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