Ferret Genetics Unraveled: Coat Colors & Patterns

Grooming Ferrets

Ferret genetics may seem like a mystifying subject, but as you delve into the kaleidoscopic world of coat colors and patterns, you’ll soon discover a fascinating tapestry woven from the threads of their DNA. Imagine the thrill of uncovering the secrets behind the mesmerizing hues of sable, silver, and champagne, or the enchanting charm of … Read more

The Tubby Troublemaker: The Dangers of Overfeeding Your Ferret

overfeeding ferret

Ferrets are cute, cuddly, and oh-so-much fun, but did you know that overfeeding your furry friend can turn them into a tubby troublemaker? That’s right, folks! Just like us humans, ferrets can suffer from the consequences of overindulging on delicious treats and scrumptious meals. But fear not, ferret lovers! In this article, we’ll explore the … Read more

Can Ferrets Eat Pepperoni?


While it’s true that the ferret is a strict carnivore, you as an owner should ever only feed them raw or minimally cooked meat. You should avoid giving them pepperoni or other types of processed meats, due to their salt content. Just like it’s not recommended for humans to eat highly processed meat, it’s even … Read more

Do Ferrets Eat Less In Winter?

Black Sable Ferret

Among the many other changes that you will notice in your ferret once the winter season comes around, a change in appetite could very well be present as well. Ferrets tend to eat more during winter though, not less, and you might also notice changes in the thickness and color of their fur, as well … Read more

Do Ferrets Eat Their Own Poop?

Ferret pooping

If you’re a pet owner, it’s likely that at some point you might’ve seen your furry buddy pick up a disgusting habit, that of poop eating. Does that happen with ferrets as well? Yes, it does, but it’s something that has a cause usually, and you can fix it by changing their diet. The habbit … Read more

Do Ferrets Eat Each Other?


If you want to get a second ferret, and you’re wondering whether the two will get along, then the answer is that they should do fine together. Ferrets don’t generally eat each other, on the contrary, they thrive when they’re part of small groups. It’s only a possible issue for mothers and newborn babies, and … Read more

Ferret Dust Bath. What Is It And Is It Good For A Ferret?

Buffalo Bison taking a dust bath

Keeping your ferret clean is one of the tasks that you should expect, as an answer of this type of pet. While cleaning a ferret regularly is recommended, though not too often, giving them dust baths is not a good idea. The practice of the dust bath has its roots in the behavior of certain … Read more

Can Ferrets Overeat? How It Happens and What To Do About It

World's Biggest Ferret

The topic of portion control, overeating, and combating obesity in pets, will come out regularly, regardless of the kind of pet you have. It’s true of ferrets as well, they can overeat, and will gain weight as a result, especially if they don’t get enough exercise. There are certain strategies that one can take, to … Read more

Do Ferrets Understand Humans?

Ferrets Can Understand Humans

If the question on your mind is whether ferrets can naturally understand human language, then the obvious answer is No. However, ferrets are very smart and easy to train, and they can learn the meaning of words. In that sense, yes, ferrets can understand what humans want them to do, if they’re properly trained for … Read more