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Ferrets For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-13943-1
Paperback
416 pages
October 2007
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Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: Is a Ferret Right for You?

Chapter 1: What You Need to Know About Ferrets.

Chapter 2: Understanding What Ferrets Are (And Aren’t).

Chapter 3: Ferrets and the Law: Licensing and Other Issues.

Part II: Finding Your Ferret and Hanging Up the Welcome Hammock.

Chapter 4: On the Tail of a New Carpet Shark (Um, Ferret).

Chapter 5: Home Sweet Home: Preparing Your Ferret’s Quarters.

Chapter 6: Ferret-Proofing Your Home.

Chapter 7: Introducing Fuzzy to His New Family.

Part III: Basic Ferret Care and Feeding.

Chapter 8: Filling Your Ferret’s Belly.

Chapter 9: Cleaning Time: Not All Ferret Fun and Games.

Chapter 10: Enrichment: Yours and Your Ferret’s.

Chapter 11: Have Ferret, May Travel.

Part IV: Tackling Your Ferret’s Health Issues and Treatments.

Chapter 12: Setting Up Your Ferret’s Health Plan: Vets and First-Aid Kits.

Chapter 13: Helping Your Hurt Ferret: First-Aid Basics.

Chapter 14: Ferreting Out Ferret Pests.

Chapter 15: Handling Viruses, Infections, and Other Conditions and Illnesses.

Chapter 16: Finding and Treating the Big C and Other Lumps.

Chapter 17: Saying Goodbye When the Time Comes.

Part V: Ferret Psychology 101: Behavior and Training.

Chapter 18: Understanding What Fuzzy Is Trying to Tell You.

Chapter 19: Putting Your Ferret through Basic Training: Easy as 1-2-3?

Chapter 20: Dealing with the Behaviorally Challenged Ferret.

Part VI: Breeding Ferrets: The Facts, Fallacies, and Plain Ol’ Hard Work.

Chapter 21: Should You Breed Your Ferret? Looking at the Big Picture.

Chapter 22: Unmasking the Details of Ferret Love.

Chapter 23: From Birth to Bundle of Energy: Walking a Fuzzy’s Timeline.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Common Ferret Myths and Misconceptions.

Chapter 25: Ten Recipes Your Ferret Will Love.

Index.

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