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Keeping Ferrets

Blue Ferret Boarding: Ferret content

At Blue Ferret Boarding we’ve worked really hard to create content that helps you to live with, love and cherish your fertle friends. So I wanted to talk about in this last week of the year was how have you found this year for you and our Blue Ferret content?

Keeping Ferrets

Blue Ferret Boarding: Harnesses

We’re talking all about the ferrety items we have listed in our shop at the moment – in case you need any more ideas for fertle Christmas presents!

Ferret training

Blue Ferret Boarding: Ferret Products

Last week I talked a little bit about Blue Ferret Boarding as a business and showed you a little bit about WD oil that we sell. This week I just wanted to talk a little bit about more about some of the things that we sell in our shop. Have a look – it’s a one-stop-shop for everything you need for your ferret and we’re adding new things all the time.

Ferret health

Ferret Health: First Aid

This month we’re looking at illnesses in ferrets. While we would never wish illness on our ferrets, it is important to be prepared and to know what to do in case your ferret becomes ill.

Ferret health

Ferret Health

This month we’re talking about all things ferret health-related. To start off with, this week’s video and blog are all about the ferret’s digestive system. Let’s jump in!

Ferret Family Tree: Other Subfamilies
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Ferret Family Tree: More subfamilies

Carrying on our family tree of the lovely ferret, this week we’re looking at some more subfamilies on the mustelidae side of things.

Ferret Family Tree: Lutrinae
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Ferret Family Tree: Lutrinae

This week’s blog is all about the subfamily lutrinae, which is mostly about otters. There are different genus within that lutrinae subfamily, just like the genus of mustela was all of our stoats and weasels.

Ferret Family Tree: Mustelidae
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Ferret family tree: Mustelidae

This week we’ll look at the family mustelidae, particularly at the genus mustela.

Now mustela actually means weasel and for a lot of other countries outside the United Kingdom, the term weasel is actually an overarching term for anything of our little ferrity weasily type animal.

Ferret Family Tree
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The Ferret Family Tree

October is Family History Month so we thought we’d take a look at the Ferret Family Tree this month. Ferrets belong to the Mustelidae family along with lots of other lovely creatures.