For some people, cats and dogs simply aren’t the right fit. Some people prefer a more exotic companion, like a ferret. Ferrets are cute, cuddly and can afford their owners years of entertainment and enjoyment, but in order to keep them happy and healthy, you must dedicate a certain amount of time and attention to their care. Here are a few words of advice from an experienced Welland veterinarian on spending quality time with your furry companion.
Ferrets require less interaction than other animals and that is mostly due to the fact that they tend to sleep a lot more. When your ferret is awake, however, you should be devoting at least one hour per day to socializing and interacting with your pet. It’s also important that your ferret interact with as many members of the household as possible to really help them adjust and become a part of the family.
Some of the activities you can participate in with your pet ferret include:
Owning a ferret can be rewarding for everyone in the family, but before you take that plunge make sure you have the time and commitment it takes to keep your new pet happy and healthy. By applying these tips you will be able to enjoy ample quality time with your ferret and foster a lifelong bond.