Signs of a Healthy Ferret
Part of the Ferrets For Dummies Cheat Sheet
When choosing a ferret as a pet, it's very important to find a healthy and happy one to bring into your home. This list shows you things to look for when shopping for your new fuzzy family member:
Fur is soft and shiny, and there are no patches of missing fur.
Eyes are clear and bright.
Eyes, ears, and nose free from any discharge.
Underside of the ferret is clean and healthy looking and has no signs of diarrhea or bloating.
The ferret is inquisitive when you approach and may be jumpy and playful. He does not cower orrun to a hiding place.