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June 2008 COLUMNS

Ferrets & Mites
Even though they're tiny, mites can infest a ferret's ears and skin and cause major problems.
By Sharon Vanderlip, DVM

Making A Ferret Connection 
A chance encounter leads ferret owners in a remote part of Alaska to meet and become friends.
By Kim Shelden

How To Make A Ferret Shoe Bed 
Use these step-by-step instructions to create a shoe bed for your ferret.
By Deva Kolb

Update On The Endangered Black-Footed Ferret  
Get the latest information on reintroduction and breeding efforts aimed at saving the endangered black-footed ferret.
By Renee Downs

Ferret FAQs
Ferret Food Switch
How can you switch a ferret from a gravy-type food to a ferret kibble?

Female Ferrets Greet New Ferrets With Aggression
Explore why female ferrets are attacking new ferret family members.

Helping A Blind Ferret
Enrichment is the best way to help a blind ferret.

Earning A Fearful Ferret's Trust
Only time and patience can earn the trust of a fearful ferret.

Ask The Doc
Ferret Falls Ill After Arrival Of Newcomer
Is a ferret's illness the result of disease from newcomer, or something else?

Ferret Wheezes At Night During Certain Seasons
Owner and vets search for cause of ferret's seasonal wheezing.

Ferret Suffering Chronic Diarrhea Is Rapidly Losing Weight
A ferret's rapid weight loss requires rapid diagnosis and treatment.

Recommended Vaccines & Vet Visits For Ferrets
Do ferrets require veterinary visits and vaccinations?

Editor's Note
A Ferret Summer
Are you and your ferret ready for the fun and problems of summer?

Ferret Superstars
Andrew And The Black-Footed Ferrets
A young boy named Andrew turns an adventure on the prairie into a fundraising book to benefit black-footed ferrets.

Home With Bob
A Ferret Named Clyde And Water Therapy
Bob Church tries water therapy on a ferret named Clyde to help it regain its strength.

On The Road With Bob
Coming in July

Secret Lives of Ferret Owners
My Mother And The Ferrets
Alexandra Sargent-Colburn details the uneasy co-existence of her ferrets and her mother.

Shelter And Rescue Focus
Coming in July

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