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.
Choosing Your New Small Pet
Small pets encompasses a range of species that suit different households, including Guinea-pigs, hamsters, gerbils, degus, rats and chinchillas.
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.
Handling Small Pets
While our smallest pets may seem remarkably robust, it’s important to remember they still need to be handled with care and confidence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.