Getting Started with Pet Ferrets - Karen Hearing

Getting Started with Pet Ferrets

By Karen Hearing

  • Release Date: 2011-09-23
  • Genre: Pets


This book is meant to be, just as the title suggests, a primer for new and prospective ferret owners. Here's just some of what you will find in this book:

10 reasons why you should own a ferret (Did you know that ferrets can be good for you?)
11 questions you must ask yourself to determine if a pet ferret is right for you (You need to be certain.)
Exactly where and how to get a pet ferret, especially ferret adoption
7 essential steps to ferret-proofing your home
The ferret accessories you must have – and the ones you don't really need
How to choose the best ferret cage for your and your ferret's unique needs
Detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to make a ferret hammock
What to feed your ferret and, more important, what you should never feed your ferret
Basic guidelines for training your pet ferret (Do you know the one habit your ferret can never be trained out of?)
12 fundamentals of ferret care – and the 2 must-have vaccinations
All about ferret poop (Did you know that the state of your ferret's poop is the best indicator of his overall health?)
Special chapter on ways to afford vet bills (There really is such a thing as pet health insurance.)
Ferret language (Find out what your ferret's behaviors/actions are telling you about her health and happiness.)
Bonus checklists to help you determine your ferret preparedness

Ferrets do make great pets. They are fun, quirky, lovable, playful, mischievous, and entertaining little critters. But they also require a commitment on your part. You will need to invest time, money, and energy to take care of your woozles properly. Reading Getting Started with Pet Ferrets will aid you in preparing and getting outfitted for your ferret journey.

It is recommended that you begin with this book. Then, having mastered the material here, you'll be ready to move on to one of the more advanced ferret books. And, then, you'll know just about everything you need to know to have a great relationship with your healthy, happy, playful carpet sharks.