What pet is curious, intelligent, playful, undeniably adorable, mischevious at times, friendly, and affectionate? A ferret of course! For the right owners, ferrets can make absolutely wonderful pets. Unfortunately, ferrets are susceptible to certain medical conditions, making it important to work with an experienced, knowledgable vet if you own one.

Here, we address a variety of topics to help you provide the best care to your ferret as possible. From enrichment activities to keep your curious, playful pet stimulated to common parasites to watch for in ferrets to proper dental care for ferrets, we aim to arm you with as much information as possible to make your furry little family member as happy and healthy as possible.

Mild rickets found in ferrets x-ray scan 13/04/2018

Rickets in Ferrets

Recently at The Unusual Pet Vets we have seen several young ferrets that have had difficulty walking. Whilst there are many causes of lameness in ferrets, today we will be focusing on one particularly...
Ferret-foreign-body 12/04/2016

Ferret Foreign Bodies

Ferrets make wonderful pets, they are full of life and each have their own unique personality. One thing that is common to almost all ferrets is there inquisitive and playful nature.
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