Cool Pets!

Author: Alvin Silverstein,Virginia Silverstein,Laura Silverstein Nunn

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780766036833

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 1773

Young readers learn basic information about ferrets and keeping them as pets.
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Author: Kim Schilling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051548

Category: Pets

Page: 408

View: 9879

Thinking about getting a ferret? Want to make sure you’re giving the ferret you already have the best possible care? Ferrets For Dummies helps you decide whether a ferret is for you and give your little fellah a healthy, happy home. It’s packed with practical information on feeding, housing, health maintenance, and medical care. This friendly, plain-English guide gives you the authoritative information you need in a cut-to-the-chase, quick-reference format. You’ll find the latest on appropriate diets for ferrets, dental hygiene, common ferret diseases and infections, and designing and establishing an enjoyable and enriching environment for both your ferret and yourself. You’ll also get solid tips about how to get to know your ferret and introduce it to other family members and how and when to give your ferret and his cage a good cleaning. Discover how to: Choose the perfect ferret Ferret-proof your house Handle ferret first-aid Make foods your ferret will love Deal with behavior issues Select terrific ferret toys Interpret your ferret’s actions Find the best vet for your ferret Travel with your ferret Make sure your little friend doesn’t get bored Decide whether to breed your ferret Complete with helpful lists of ferret myths and misconceptions as well as recipes for meals your ferret will gobble up, Ferrets For Dummies is the resource you need to keep your ferret happy and healthy for years to come.
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Everything about Housing, Care, Nutrition, Diseases, Breeding, and Health Care

Author: E. Lynn Morton

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764110504

Category: Pets

Page: 95

View: 6889

Ferrets: everything about purchase, care, nutrition, diseases, behavior, and breeding.
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Author: June McNicholas

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN: 0431125597

Category: Ferrets as pets

Page: 48

View: 5810

Geckos and ferrets require the same love and care as dogs and cats, but practical information about these pets can be hard to find. This series offers a complete handbook for caring for your unusual pet, from choosing a pet, to essential equipment, to routine care, to play. Important health issues are also covered, including guidelines for when to call a vet.
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Providing the Best Home for Your Ferret

Author: Karen Dale Dustman

Publisher: I5 Press

ISBN: 9781889540726

Category: Pets

Page: 176

View: 8151

This book helps other animals decide whether to share their castle with a ferret and how to build and maintain a peaceful kingdom.
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Clinical Medicine and Surgery

Author: Katherine Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437702880

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 637

A concise guide to the care of small mammals, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery covers the conditions seen most often in veterinary practice. The book emphasizes preventive medicine along with topics including disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Now in full color, this edition adds coverage of more surgical procedures and expands coverage of zoonotic disease. From editors Katherine Quesenberry and James W. Carpenter, along with a team of expert contributors, the "Pink Book" provides an authoritative, single source of information that is hard to find elsewhere. A logical organization makes it quick and easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters within each section organized by body system. Over 400 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. A chapter on ophthalmology provides hard-to-find information on eye care for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Coverage of preventive medicine includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. The drug formulary supplies dosage instructions for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. Chapter outlines offer at-a-glance overviews of the contents of each chapter. Handy tables and charts make it easy to find key information. Expanded Zoonotic Diseases chapter adds more depth along with the latest information on the rising potential for disease transmission to humans as exotic pets become more popular. Additional surgical procedures for each species are included, some with step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photographs and line drawings. Full-color images show the sometimes minute structures of these small animals and make accurate diagnoses easier, especially for lymphoproliferative diseases of rabbits, endoscopy, cytology, and hematology.
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Author: Holly Sullivant

Publisher: Eldorado Ink

ISBN: 1932904352

Category: Ferrets as pets

Page: 112

View: 2282

This book explains the responsibilities of pet ferret ownership.
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Author: Amy Gelman

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9780822522645

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 3242

Follows an eleven-year-old girl through the experience of choosing and caring for two pet ferrets; includes information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, health requirements, and associated costs.
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Author: Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781589520387

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 3497

Describes why this unusual animal became a pet, some of its characteristics, and how to care for it.
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Author: Wendy Winsted

Publisher: Tfh Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9780866228299

Category: Pets

Page: 125

View: 2219

Provides recommendations about selecting and caring for pet ferrets.
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Author: Sylvia A. Johnson

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9781575050140

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 3963

Presents information about the physical characteristics, behavior, and history of ferrets and discusses keeping and caring for these animals as pets.
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Author: Vickie McKimmey

Publisher: TFH Publications

ISBN: 9780793837878

Category: Pets

Page: 111

View: 2130

Ferrets are lively, domestic pets that can provide great entertainment and companionship. Find out how to prepare your household for adopting a ferret, as well as essential care information to ensure he is healthy and contented. TFH Publications, Inc. has teamed up with Animal Planet, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book in the Animal Planet Pet Care Library offers incredible value, featuring 112 pages of all-new, current information from pet care and animal experts—with a family-friendly design, over 60 full-color photographs, and helpful tip boxes. Also included is advice on feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities.
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The Complete Guide to a Happy and Healthy Ferret

Author: Matthew Debanks

Publisher: Fred Quaye

ISBN: 1471716147

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 341

A ferret is one of the most delightful pets an owner can hope to have. These creatures will bond with their owner and they have particularly unique personalities which can make them a delight to watch. However they also require a little bit more attention than a mouse or a hamster would and so you need to think about whether your will be able to give them this time before adopting one. Ferrets do have several health issues that as an owner you need to be aware of. Firstly a ferret will need to have annual rabies and distemper shots. You need to consider these financial costs before deciding whether to get a ferret.
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Health, Husbandry and Diseases

Author: Maggie Lloyd

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632051786

Category: Medical

Page: 198

View: 1556

Small animal practices are seeing more ferrets than ever before and there is a need for comprehensive and easy to use information on the health, husbandry and diseases of these animals. This book is a practical and concise guide to the care and management of the domestic ferret. Section 1 covers biology and husbandry; section 2 comprises a systematic, practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases; section 3 covers anaesthesia, common surgical procedures, methods of sampling and administration, and handling and clinical examination; and section 4 contains tables on biological data and drug dosages. Here, a wealth of useful information has been brought together in one book for veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and all those involved in the care and management of ferrets.
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Author: James G. Fox,Robert P. Marini

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118782739

Category: Medical

Page: 852

View: 8546

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, Third Edition hasbeen thoroughly revised and updated to provide a current,comprehensive reference on the ferret. Encyclopedic in scope, it isthe only book to focus on the characteristics that make the ferretan important research animal, with detailed information onconditions, procedures, and treatments. Offering basic informationon biology, husbandry, clinical medicine, and surgery, as well asunique information on the use of ferrets in biomedical research,Biology and Diseases of the Ferret is an essential resourcefor investigators using ferrets in the laboratory and for companionanimal and comparative medicine veterinarians. The Third Edition adds ten completely new chapters, coveringregulatory considerations, black-footed ferret recovery, diseasesof the cardiovascular system, viral respiratory disease research,morbillivirus research, genetic engineering, hearing and auditoryfunction, vision and neuroplasticity research, nausea and vomitingresearch, and lung carcinogenesis research. Additionally, theanesthesia, surgery, and biomethodology chapter has been subdividedinto three and thoroughly expanded. The book also highlights theferret genome project, along with the emerging technology ofgenetically engineered ferrets, which is of particular importanceto the future of the ferret as an animal model in research and willallow the investigation of diseases and their genetic basis in asmall, easily maintained, non-rodent species.
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Author: Mathieu Mariolle

Publisher: Graphic Universe

ISBN: 0761365044

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 136

View: 1042

As her once perfect and boring hometown Alta Donna becomes increasingly turbulent and dangerous, Nola determines to find the reason and its possible connection to her mysterious new friends Inés and Damiano.
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Author: Jay Field,Mary Field

Publisher: TFH Publications

ISBN: 9780866229180

Category: Ferrets as pets

Page: 64

View: 4542

Contains practical advice on how to care for ferrets, including selecting the right ferret, housing, feeding, health care, and breeding.
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Author: Mary Berendes

Publisher: Childs World Incorporated

ISBN: 9781567664775

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 735

Discusses the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of ferrets.
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Author: Natalie Lunis

Publisher: Bearport Publishing

ISBN: 1597168602

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 6160

Introduces the furry ferret, describing its physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior, and discussing the care and diet that it needs if it is kept as a pet.
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