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Ferret Food Comparison Chart
Ferret Treats: Compare Ingredients by Brand
Treat ingredients along with important nutrition information to help you select the treats that are best suited for your ferret.
Treats for Ferrets: Buyer's Guide
Ferrets have a unique digestive system; therefore, their nutritional needs are different from those of other similar-sized animals. Be careful that the treats you offer do not compromise his diet and overall health.

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Common Questions About Ferret Care
Ferrets have been domesticated for over 2,000 years, but it's only in the last 50 years or so that they have become beloved pets. They are rapidly becoming more and more popular, but it can still be difficult to find the information you need.
Diets, How To Switch
It will probably take a while to switch a picky ferret over to a new food, so be patient. Ferrets that have never been exposed to new foods or that have only ever eaten one food can take a couple months to make the switch completely.
Don't Shortchange Your Ferret's Nutrition
Ferrets have a very short, simple digestive tract which limits the amount of food they can eat at any one time.
Drs. Foster & Smith Signature Series Premium Ferret Diet
Drs. Foster & Smith is pleased to introduce our Signature Series Premium Ferret Diet. Packed with protein from 3 different animal sources, our diet is formulated especially for the obligate carnivore nature of ferrets.
Duck Soup for Ferrets: Recipes
Many ferret owners find that a sick, injured, or older ferret looses interest in eating, which is detrimental to their health and deters recovery. In order to motivate a sick ferret to eat and ensure that they receive the proper nutrition, ferret own
Nutrition for Ferrets: Pros/Cons of Natural Diets
Ferrets are obligate carnivores, which means that they get their nutrients from a diet high in animal protein and fat. Their diet must be a meat diet, and they cannot digest vegetable protein.
Nutrition in Ferrets: Essential Supplements
There are skin and coat supplements, digestive supplements, high calorie supplements, multi-vitamins and more. Which vitamins or supplements should you give your ferret?

DRS. MEDICAL LIBRARY
IN-DEPTH ARTICLES:
Basic Ferret Nutrition
Diseases Influenced by Diet
Feeding Pregnant, Lactating, & Growing Ferrets
Feeding Sick ferrets
Nutritional Diarreha
Shelf Life of Pet Food
When a Cup is Not a Cup
 
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