Do ferrets need chew toys?

Table of contents:

  1. Do ferrets need chew toys?
  2. What do ferrets like in their cage?
  3. Is ferret poop always runny?
  4. What do I do if my ferret has ECE?
  5. What meds can I give my ferret?

Do ferrets need chew toys?

Ferrets love to chew on things, so it is important to make sure any toys you buy are safe from the pieces being broken off and digested by your ferret.

What do ferrets like in their cage?

Ferrets need exercise, affection and human companionship to remain happy and healthy. When it is necessary to cage a ferret, the cage should include plenty of soft bedding, safe toys, a water bottle, food crock and litter boxes filled with paper-based or wood-based pellet form litter.

Is ferret poop always runny?

Symptoms and Types The symptoms of diarrhea will depend on the underlying cause and severity of the illness, but most often include watery or loose stools, abdominal swelling or distension, and lethargy. If it persists for long periods of time, it can even cause the ferret to become dehydrated.

What do I do if my ferret has ECE?

Treatment of Epizootic Catarrhal Enteritis in Ferrets An antiemetic drug may be administered to combat intermediate vomiting and an antacid will aid in decreasing nausea. If your ferret is experiencing long-term, intermittent diarrhea, a corticosteroid will be prescribed to reduce intestinal inflammation.

What meds can I give my ferret?

Ferret Medications

  • Atenolol Quad Tab.
  • Atenolol Oral Suspension.
  • Furosemide Oral Suspension.
  • Amikacin Injection Solution.
  • Azathioprine Oral Suspension.
  • Metronidazole Oral Suspension.
  • Buprenorphine Injection Solution.
  • Ciprofloxacin Oral Oil Suspension.