Synopses & Reviews
At last, a book about your pet that emphasizes total care, training and companionship! You'll not only learn all about the species-specific traits of your special pet, you'll also learn what the world's like from your pet's perspective; how to feed, groom and keep your pet healthy; and how to enjoy your pet through training and activities you can do together. The Ferret is written by an expert and includes chapters on training and socializing your ferret, legal issues surrounding ferrets, and introducing your ferret to family and friends. It also contains the latest information about ferret health issues, treatments, and cures. Best of all the book is filled with info-packed sidebars and fun facts to make caring for your pet easy and enjoyable.
This lovable creature is on its way to being the third most popular companion animal after dogs and cats.
Giving pet owners the information they need to take the best possible care of their pets.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-123).
About the Author
Mary R. Shefferman is the editor-in-chief and founder, with her husband, Eric, of Modern Ferret magazine, a publication ""for ferret owners by ferret owners."" She and Eric live in New York with their four inspirational ferrets.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: Welcome to the World of the Ferret.
1. What Is a Ferret?
2. History and Ancestry of the Ferret.
3. The World According to the Ferret.
PART TWO: Living with a Ferret.
4. Bringing Your Ferret Home.
5. Feeding Your Ferret.
6. Grooming Your Ferret.
7. Keeping Your Ferret Healthy.
PART THREE: Enjoying Your Ferret.
8. Training and Socializing Your Ferret.
9. Having Fun with Your Ferret.
10. Ferrets and Your Family and Friends.
11. Legal Issues and Ferrets in Your Community.
PART FOUR: Beyond the Basics.
12. Recommended Reading.
13. Ferret Resources.