Ferrets

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Ferrets are lively, domestic pets that can provide great entertainment and companionship. Find out how to prepare your household for adopting a ferret, as well as essential care information to ensure he is healthy and contented. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planetâ„¢, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a ...
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Overview


Ferrets are lively, domestic pets that can provide great entertainment and companionship. Find out how to prepare your household for adopting a ferret, as well as essential care information to ensure he is healthy and contented. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planetâ„¢, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780793837878
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Series: Animal Planet Pet Care Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 793,236
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.61 (d)
  • These items ship to U.S. and Canadian addresses only.

Meet the Author

Vickie McKimmey is on the board of Directors of the American Ferret Association, Inc. (AFA) and serves as Director for both the Breeding and Shows and Special Events Committees. She also serves as an AFA Senior Show Judge and has authored many publications on the proper care and breeding of ferrets. She lives in Frederick, Maryland.
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Table of Contents


Why I Adore My Ferret     5
Natural History
Physical Characteristics
Temperament and Personality
More Than One?
Legal Issues
Ownership Responsibilities
The Stuff of Everyday Life     19
An Appropriate Cage
Furnishings
Ferret-Proofing Your Home
Eating Well     35
Natural Diet
Basic Nutrition
Feeding Schedule
Changing Dietary Needs
Water
Commercial Ferret Foods
Human Foods
Treats
Special Needs
Looking Good     51
Brushing
Bathing
Nail Care
Ear Care
Dental Care
Grooming as Bonding Time
Feeling Good     63
Finding a Vet
The Vet Visit
Vaccinations
Signs of Illness
General Illnesses
Ferret-Specific Illnesses
Seasonal Changes
Stress
Senior Ferret Care
Being Good     85
Proper Handling
Socialization
Ferrets With Ferrets
Ferrets, Cats, and Dogs
Tricks
Walking on a Leash
Litter Box Training
Problem Behaviors
Finding the Lost Ferret
The Good Life
Resources     102
Index     108
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  • Posted July 18, 2009

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    Ferrets

    Has helpful info for Ferrets, though neels a little more clarification at times.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2013

    Ferrets suck

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