Ferrets can make wonderful companions and love to play, some even like to go for walks on leads. Read our ferret advice articles ranging from vaccinations we advise, to whether you should consider neutering them. Find out more about microchipping them as well as protecting them against fleas and other parasites. Check with your local Vets4Pets for more information.
Winter Health Advice
Click through to check out our 'Winter Watch Outs' handy tips to help you make sure your pet is happy and healthy during the chilly winter months.
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.
Fleas And Your Small Pet
Fleas aren’t fussy, and will take a bite from most warm-blooded animals such as small furries who usually pick them up from other pets in the home.
Feeding Your Ferret
The nutrition you provide your ferret is hugely important – food provides the building blocks for everything that happens in your ferret’s body.
Bringing Home Your Small Pet
Bringing home a new pet is a really exciting time, no matter their size! Read our expert advice for some hints and tips on bringing your new furry home.
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.
Neutering And Contraception For Ferrets
For female ferrets, a lack of male attention (or an injection to simulate it) during their cycle can be fatal! Click here to read more.
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.
Helping Your Pet Cope In Groups Of People
We’d encourage pet owners to make sure their pet is in a safe, warm place, away from any potential stress inducing activity.
Cryptosporidia And Your Ferret
Cryptosporidia are a type of protozoa – a microscopic, single-celled parasite – which live in the intestines and can cause profuse, watery diarrhoea.