Can Ferrets Eat Dried Fruits

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Ferrets are small mammals of the genus Mustela. They are related to weasels, minks, and polecats. These animals are found in Europe and Asia. For centuries, ferrets have long been kept by humans for their role in rodent control, but today they are domestic pets that may be seen as companion animals or show animals. …

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Why is my Ferrets Poop Green?

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Your ferrets’ poop can be an indicator of a number of health issues. “Normal” ferret poo is tubular in shape and tan-brown in color. But why is your ferrets´ poop green all of a sudden? This article will help you understand what’s going on with your pet so that you can take the necessary steps …

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Do Ferrets Need to Go to the Vet?

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Ferrets are gorgeous little furballs that love to play and cuddle. They can be very playful, but they also have a lot of energy, so it’s essential to get enough exercise. But what about the question of ferrets need to go to the vet?  Well, the answer is simple: Yes! Ferrets need to go to …

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Can Ferrets eat Dog Biscuits

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You are the proud owner of a ferret, but you are wondering if your furry friend could eat dog biscuits? After all, what’s suitable for dogs should be good for ferrets, too, right? So why not give them something else to chew on besides their toys? Well, it depends! Generally speaking, the answer to your …

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Can I Give My Ferret a Bone?

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Ferrets are considered to be intelligent animals and can learn new skills quickly. They are also playful and affectionate. If you are a new ferret owner your probably wondered if it is ok to give your ferret a bone. After all, ferrets are strict meat-eaters so why would they not want bones? The answer to …

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Can a Ferret Eat Turkey Breast

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I recently read an interesting blog post where someone asked if ferrets could eat turkey breast. Well, ferrets are obligate carnivores, which means they should eat meat only. As we all know turkeys are animals, therefore turkey breast is totally fine for your ferret to eat! Ferrets don´t need their food to be cooked – …

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Can Ferrets Eat Sardines?

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You are a (new) ferret owner and your little pal doesn’t want to eat meat? How about some fish instead? Is it ok for ferrets to eat fish and especially sardines? After all, ferrets are strict meat-eaters, and fish is known for being high in protein and a lot of other beneficial stuff. Here is …

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Can Ferrets eat Strawberries?

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Ferrets are getting more and more popular among pet owners. Ferrets are cute, and you can train them to do tricks like fetching a ball or playing dead. But did you know that the little guys also love eating? Ferret food should contain high-quality protein for the proper growth and development of your furry friend. …

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Do Ferrets eat Owls?

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Ferrets are obligate carnivores, which means they rely 100% on meat for their nutrition. Ferret’s diet would mainly consist of small animals such as mice, rats, rabbits, squirrels, birds, frogs, lizards, snakes, insects, worms. But the ferrets we know and love are not wild animals; they rely on the foods we provide them with. The …

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Useful Abbreviations & Acronyms

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Have you ever read instructions or medical information and did not know what the abbreviations meant? So here we go:    Abbreviations Meanings Ab antibody ACE angiotensin-converting-enzyme ACL anterior cruciate ligament ACT activated clotting time ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone ADH antidiuretic hormone ad lib as much as desired ag antigen AGID agar gel immunodiffusion AI artificial …

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