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Ferret Articles & Tips
Click to enlargepadLooking for tips to better the care of your ferret? Want to learn how to train your fuzzy? These articles are packed with how-to guides, frequently asked questions, and more to help keep your ferret healthy and safe.

The Doctor's Foster and Smith veterinary and educational staff is proud to pair with the FerretFacts.com experts to create a convenient and comprehensive library of articles and tips. We'll continually update each section to keep you informed and ready to enjoy life with your favorite ferret.

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Basic Ferret Care
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Because ferrets require much different things than cats and dogs, having a good knowledge of basic ferret care is the most important part of owning a ferret. In this section, find articles on ferret proofing, grooming, filling your ferret's cage and more!


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Grooming
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Ferret do clean themselves, but there are still several grooming responsibilities that you will have as a ferret owner. In this section, read articles about how to clip nails, how to clean ears, how to bathe your ferret, why brushing your ferret's teeth is so important, and more.


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Health Issues
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Ferrets are plagued by many health issues, and it's important to know not only the basics of first aid and preventative healthcare, but also the signs and treatments for more serious diseases.


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Nutrition
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Ferrets have very specific nutritional needs, and making sure they are fed a nutritious, well-rounded diet is the first step towards promoting overall health and wellbeing. In this section, you can read all about choosing a healthy diet for your ferret, alternative dietary choices, and more.


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Safety
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The articles in this section deal with the important topic of safety. Ferrets are very curious animals, which can unfortunately lead to some dangerous situations! These articles cover various safety issues for ferrets both inside and outside the home.


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Seasonal Ferret Issues
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It is important to make sure your ferrets are safe and comfortable in all seasons. This section's articles will tell you how!


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Training & Behavior
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Training is an important part of ferret care - ferrets who nip or exhibit bad behaviors are ferrets who haven't been trained properly. In this section, read articles that will help you make your ferret sweet and loving as well as shed some light on your ferret's behavior, likes, and dislikes!


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