Hairless pets are at increased risk of developing infections, sunburn, dry skin and other skin conditions that can make them very uncomfortable. Fortunately, it's easy to prevent these conditions ...View Article
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
Preventative care saves money & improves pet comfort for your family's ferret in Phoenix.
Save money and improve pet health
Form a prevention plan
Prevent fatal contagious diseases
14-16 weeks old, repeat every year
8-10 weeks of age, 14-16 weeks of age, repeat every year
External (mites, fleas, ticks)
Carry diseases that make people and pets sick
1 in 3 people in the USA get worms from pets
They can make children blind
If not done as a baby, schedule between 3-4 months of age
Prevent cancer and expensive health problems like anemia
Brush teeth daily
Start at 3 years of age
Lab tests at annual exam with 6 month recheck exams
Catch problems early to save money and improve pet comfort
Commercial Ferret Food with at least 25% Animal-based Protein
Treats (no carbs or sugars): try meat, rodents
Avoid the new grain-free trend in diets as they may be related to bladder stones
Seasonal adrenal hormones reset with annual injection
Males in late December
Females in February or early March
Ferrets can get the flu from you!
Wash your hands and reduce exposure when you are sick.
Click HERE for an article about pet ferret care.