Petco Knowledge Base

How do I set up my ferret's litter box?

by dustybunny Feb. 5, 2016
A large square litter box is preferable because ferrets like to have their whole body in the box when going and most triangle boxes are too small for adult ferrets. Also, it's recommended to use a litter box with high sides to keep your ferret from a...

Seedy ferret stool

by Aluxe Apr. 17, 2015
What to do when you notice your ferret's stool is seedy or irregular: A seedy stool is from the ferret not digesting the food properly. Sometimes this can be caused from stress, other times it's a medical issue. If your ferret has been eating the sam...

What to do if your ferret gets outside

by Aluxe Mar. 10, 2015
Time is of the essence: It is important to find the ferret as fast as possible. Ferrets cannot see well to find safe places to hide when outside. They can be killed by cars, people and other animals. There is no time to lose once you know the ferret...

Introducing a new ferret

by Aluxe Feb. 25, 2015
Tips on introducing ferrets to each other: Ferrets are very social and may be kept in pairs or multiples if raised together or introduced correctly. When you bring the new ferret home, introduce them or allow them to play for the first time in a neut...

Tips for litter training your ferret

by Aluxe Feb. 23, 2015
Setting up the right litter box: Use a large square litter box because ferrets like to have their whole body in the box when going and most triangle boxes are too small. Also, it's recommended to use a litter box with high sides to keep your ferret f...