are ferrets related to otters

Are Ferrets Related To Otters? (What’s The Connection?)

Looking at ferrets, it is easy to confuse them with a variety of other creatures. We recently wrote a post about the difference between ferrets and mink, but these aren’t the only creatures in the animal kingdom that have an uncanny resemblance. It’s not surprising that many people assume that ferrets and otters are close […]

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Mink vs Ferret

Mink vs Ferret: What Are Their Differences?

There are animals across many different species that look remarkably like one another and yet when it comes down to it, they’re nowhere near the same in terms of personality. The ferret and the mink are great examples of this. These two creatures could be quite easily mistaken for one another and yet they couldn’t […]

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scared ferret

How To Tell If A Ferret Is Scared

Owing a pet ferret is truly a joy and if you dedicate the time and patience it takes to form a strong bond with your pet, then you will be rewarded with a very special relationship. But part of forming this bond relies on you, the owner, to understand your pet. Since ferrets are unable […]

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deaf ferret

How To Take Care Of A Deaf Ferret: Complete Guide

If you have a ferret that is deaf, then you may need to adapt the way you care for it. But only slightly. If you have hearing ferrets as well, then there is no reason why they cannot all live together in harmony. In some cases, you may find that the ferrets fight or do […]

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can ferrets eat dog food

Can Ferrets Eat Dog Food?

If you ever find yourself in a situation where you have run out of your ferret’s normal food, you might be tempted to offer something made for other animals. Like dog food? It’s nutritious and a good temporary substitute, right? Well, the answer may surprise you. Ferrets should not eat dog food. While a very […]

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Ferret fleas

Apple cider vinegar for fleas on ferrets: Is it effective?

Fleas are the bane of any pet owner’s life and once your ferret has them, they can be difficult to get rid of. While the internet is littered with hundreds of crazy remedies for these parasites, not all of them are effective. But one of those that seems to pop up time and again is […]

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ferret care for beginners

Everything About Ferrets — Your #1 Ferret Care Guide

In the sea of cats and dogs, some animals are simply overlooked as potential pets and overshadowed by the cuteness of the ultimate classics. But the tide is slowly turning, and ferrets are becoming more and more popular each day. With their cute little beady eyes, quiet demeanor, and larger-than-life personalities — everyone should consider […]

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Do Ferrets Hibernate

Do Ferrets Hibernate? A Helpful and Useful Guide

Do ferrets hibernate? No, they don’t. Despite that fact, however, they experience a series of behavioral and physical changes during winter. We’ll take a look at what hibernation is and we’ll examine wintertime changes ferrets go through, including sleeping cycles and the “dead sleep” phenomenon.      Do Ferrets Hibernate? Everything You Need to Know About […]

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Ferrets fighting for dominance

Ferrets fighting for dominance?

Ferrets are sociable and friendly with humans and even other ferrets. However, they are also territorial regarding their possession. Also, you will witness occasional accounts of ferrets fighting for dominance. These fights might begin as a small playful fight but end up as a serious fight. If you have two ferrets, you will have to […]

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