‘Breeding faster than we can rescue’: responsible UK ferret owners wanted | Pets

When Angela Taylor was called to assist with three pregnant ferrets abandoned in a crate in a stranger’s garden, one was already in labor. “Her kits did not survive,” says Taylor, who has run Chase Ferret Rescue in Derbyshire for more than 20 years, “but the other two had six babies, which is a lot … Read more

Research sheds light on best housing for ferret welfare

Poor choice of toys or environmental enrichments can make ferrets more combative and less likely to play with others, according to research. A new study by the RVC has revealed the toys and improvements to housing that can directly impact on ferrets’ health and well-being. While good environmental enrichment is beneficial, inappropriate attempts to enhance … Read more

RVC research reveals best toys to improve ferret welfare – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

A new study from the Royal Veterinary College has revealed the best toys and housing for ferrets’ health and wellbeing. It is estimated that there are more than one million pet ferrets in the UK and a further 500,000 in the United States, but until now little was known about how ferrets are housed and … Read more