Ferrets are bursting with life and need plenty of space in which to run around. Lots of ferret owners take their pets out on a lead, but they must be vaccinated against canine distemper first. Check with Vets4Pets for more information about vaccinations.
Spring Cleaning Dangers For Pets
Spring is now upon us and families across the UK are ready to give their house a good clear out and enjoy more time in the garden, many with their pets.
Skin Allergies In Pets
Learn about the signs and treatments available for pet's skin allergies, where the skin can't defend itself against allergens, by following our top tips.
A Guide To Feeding Your Small Pet
Getting nutrition right for our smallest pets is as important as for our biggest. Nutritional health can be overlooked for some small pets, so check our advice to make sure you’re providing your littlest family member with everything they need.
Handling Small Pets
While our smallest pets may seem remarkably robust as they rocket around their cages or enclosures, it’s important to remember they still need to be handled with care and confidence.
Spring Tips For Small Furries
As the first signs of spring start to appear, we have put together some handy tips and advice to ensure that you and your small furry can make the most of the new season.
Coccidiosis And Your Ferret
Coccidiosis is caused by a single-celled parasite, or protozoa, called Eimeria. While some ferrets can carry the parasite and show no signs, others can develop deadly disease.
Giardia And Your Ferret
Giardia are a type of protozoa – a microscopic, single-celled parasite – which lives in the small intestines. Affected ferrets can get nasty diarrhoea, as well as spreading the parasite to others – including us!
Bringing Home Your Small Pet
Bringing home a new pet is a really exciting time, no matter their size! Small pets, such as hamsters, rats, Guinea-pigs, degus, chinchillas and gerbils all have different needs and suit different homes, but all of them can make fabulous pets when given the right love, care and environment.
Heartworms And Your Ferret
Heartworms are not found in the UK, but are a risk for ferrets that travel abroad – although ferrets are at a much lower risk than other pets. Learn more here.
Feeding Your Ferret
Thinking about your ferrets dietary needs is one of the first things you will need to consider. The nutrition you provide your ferret is hugely important – food provides the building blocks for everything that happens in your ferret’s body.