How to Keep Your Ferrets Healthy

Once you decided to take care of a ferret and bring it home, whether it is adopted or purchased, you should keep in mind that it is already a big responsibility and that you must treat it as a family member and other types of pets such as dogs and cats. In order to make sure your ferret will stay happy and that it will be with you for a long time, is to keep your ferret healthy, and provide a clean home or a cage. Experts on Petfriendlypdx says that it is also important for your ferret to have its own cage and serve as its own bedroom. Also, you will be needing once in case you have to bring your ferret in a travel.

Below are important things your vet may likely do to your ferret: 

1.Get a vet who is great with ferrets. He/she will do check up on you pet to make sure that it is in proper condition. The vet will check the feces to determine if there are parasites, teeth and mouth for any diseases, skin, and ears.

2.Vet will most likely require your ferrets two vaccines, one is for anti-rabies and the other one is for distemper. These are important vaccines even if you are just planning to keep you ferret indoor.

3. A heartworm prevention is very common among animals and they need this in order to protect them from dangerous mosquito bites. Also, anti tick and flea is also recommended. There are lots of anti tick and flea that you can buy online on at pet store.

4. Lastly, it is also possible that your vet will discuss with ways on how to help you ferret prevent gland diseases.

Aside from the regular visit at the vet, these are other ways for you to take care of your ferret: 

1.Make sure to feed your pet with a lot of healthy foods that are rich in protein.

2.Do not let your ferret stay in its cage for days.

3.Make sure to clean and disinfect the ferret cage.

4.Brush your ferret’s teeth and give it a bath every week.