North Coast Duck Soup Recipe

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So, I’m here to tell you all about the North Coast Duck Soup Recipe for ferrets. My ferrets love it. It’s a recipe you’ll make time and time again with your fuzzy little buddies. So what are you waiting for? Ingredients 1 cup dry high quality ferret food (Omit if ferret has insulinoma or IBD) …

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Can Ferrets Eat Wet Dog Food

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Ferrets are small mammals that belong in the order Carnivora. They’re also known as soricids or mink-like animals. The name “ferret” comes from the Latin word for little thieve, and they look like a cross between a weasel and a polecat. These tiny creatures have been around for almost 2000 years, but their popularity has …

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Can Ferrets Eat Cottage Cheese?

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Cottage cheese is not a ferret’s favorite treat, and it’s not their fault. Ferrets are a member of the weasel family, which includes skunks and minks. Ferrets are strict meat-eaters and are lactose intolerant. Giving ferrets cottage cheese can result in diarrhea and vomiting, so it’s essential to give your pet only the safe foods …

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Can Ferrets Eat Red Meat?

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Ferrets are small mammals that belong to the carnivore family. They are known for their intelligence, curiosity, and playful nature. Ferrets are also known for being able to eat almost anything meat-based. Ferrets are usually fed a diet of raw meat, including beef, chicken, fish, lamb, pork, and turkey. However, certain foods should never be …

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Can Ferrets Have Coffee?

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Ferrets are not allowed to drink coffee. Coffee contains caffeine which is a stimulant and can be poisonous if consumed in large amounts. Ferret owners may find themselves with an upset, hyperactive, anxious animal on their hands who have consumed too much caffeine, which can lead to seizures or death. So, are ferrets allowed to …

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Understanding the Ferret Lingo Terms

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Some Ferret Lingo terms and antics that are often used among ferret owners and what they mean. TERM MEANING Albino Solid white ferret with red eyes Alpha Ferret The dominant ferret of the house, leader of the pack Ankle/leg Biter Wanting attention, a treat or to be picked up Belly Button Well not quite, let’s …

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When and How to Sub-q Ferrets at Home

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Ferrets certainly know how to keep us on our toes, especially when they are ill. They are known not to display signs of illness at the onset, but rather as it progresses having a real impact on their health. This is why It is very important to take your ferret to the veterinarian as soon …

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Caring for the Elder Ferret

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As your ferret ages, their needs and activity level will begin to change. There is no magic number when your ferret will begin to slow down, just as in humans, each one is unique and has its own timetable. This is one main reason when considering surgery, physical age is not that important, but rather …

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Marshall Farms Ferrets

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Hopefully, this page will provide you with some food for thought. I want to state right up front that I am neither an advocate nor a proponent for Marshall Farms (MF), and I strongly do NOT believe that anybody else opinions/beliefs regarding them should be forced on another person. Everyone is entitled to make up …

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USA Ferret Rescue Center – Ferret Shelters

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Ferret shelters are a godsend to the ferret community, often saving the lives of ferrets surrendered or abandoned by their owners or rescued from unspeakable living conditions. In addition, they often provide much-needed education to the public on owning ferrets, health and care issues, locating a knowledgeable ferret veterinarian in the area, etc. Sheltering is …

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