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General Knowledge

These books, intended for the new ferret owner or person thinking to become a new ferret owner, will give you all the information you need to know to begin caring for ferrets.


Ferrets For Dummies

Packed with practical information on feeding, housing, health maintenance, and medical care. This is a good book to read before you get a ferret to help you decide if a ferret is the right pet for you.


Training Your Pet Ferret

This book is unique in that it is specifically focused on training ferrets. Contains a lot of great advice for the new ferret owner.

Ferret Medical Care

Ferrets are unique animals and are best treated by veterinarians who are familiar with their unique needs. Ferret owners who want the best care for their pets are encouraged to learn all they can possibly learn about illnesses to which they are prone. These books are some of the best because they focus specifically on ferrets. If you live in an area without a ferret knowledgeable vet, you may want to gift one of these books to your local vet and encourage them to read up on treatments unique to ferrets.


Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery (Ferrets, Rabbits & Rodents)

A great resource for ferret owners who want to be able to understand what their vet is talking about. It also helps you to be more knowledgeable and a better advocate for your pet when dealing with health conditions.


The 5-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ferret and Rabbit (5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant)

This book is uniquely formatted for quick, easy reference and has been reviewed for accuracy by experts in the field of exotic medicine. Appendix of the book includes dosage information and formulation of commonly used medications.


Biology & Diseases of the Ferret

Emphasis is on disease and medical conditions which are unique to the ferret.

Fiction

If you’re like those of us here at HealthyFerret.com, you admit to being just a wee bit . . . um, obsessed with ferrets. It’s OK. We could certainly find worse things to be obsessed over, right?

We love all things ferret related, including these books below written about our dear fuzzy friends.


Air Ferrets Aloft

By author Richard Bach, this book is one of a series of books written by author Richard Bach called The Ferret Chronicles. Each of the stories sends the main characters, a group of ferrets, on another exciting adventure.

More Books by Richard Bach


Zucchini Out West

Billy risks loosing his pet and best friend, Zucchini, forever when biologists with the ASPCA think he might be a rare black-footed ferret.


Phantom of the Prairie: Year of the Black-Footed Ferret

For younger elementary school kids, this book teaches about the life of the wild Black-Footed ferret.


Wild and Free: The Story of a Black-Footed Ferret (Smithsonian Wild Heritage Collection)

For kids in the lower elementary grades, this book teaches about a family of wild Black-Footed ferrets after their release back into the wild.

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