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Ferret Breeders Albany NY

Ferrets are extremely playful, active, curious and good-natured animals that enjoy the company of humans and other animals. For these reasons they make wonderful pets, but they also require a fair amount of attention.

Pet Zone #4
(518) 842-5908
1 Crossgates Mall Rd.
Albany, NY
 
Pet Company #11
(518) 482-5136
Colonie Center, Wolf Road
Albany, NY
 
PetSmart
(518) 452-5683
161 Washington Ave Extension
Albany, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Pet Stop
(518) 477-7017
501 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY
 
PetSmart
(518) 785-4621
609 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Jennifer Gjergji
1052 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY
 
PETCO
(518) 453-9025
1440 Central Avenue
Colonie, NY
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

PetSmart
(518) 465-0891
241 Route 9W
Glenmont, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(518) 286-1090
279 Troy Road Ste 11
Rensselaer, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(518) 372-0300
406 Balltown Rd
Schenectady, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Ferret

Ferrets are extremely playful, active, curious and good-natured animals that enjoy the company of humans and other animals. For these reasons they make wonderful pets, but they also require a fair amount of attention. Ferrets love to run around free in the home and can be taught to use a litter box like a cat, although you may need to place a litter box in the corner of every room or area where the ferret spends a great deal of time. Ferrets are generally quiet. The only vocalizations they make are chuckles and giggles during play, squeals or screams when threatened and sometimes cries when in pain.

Vital statistics

  • Body length: 9-15 inches (22-38 cm)
  • Body weight: Male: 1-2 kg, Female: 0.5-1.0 kg
  • Sexual maturity: 4-8 months
  • Life span: 5-8 years

What do ferrets do all day?

Ferrets are usually most active in the early morning and evening. They get into everything; they attack household plants, steal socks, and push things down from shelves. They will steal items they treasure and hoard them in several stashes around your home. They like to burrow into the backs of sofas, undersides of mattresses, pillow cases, drawers, ducts, boxes and cabinets. They can slip into very small spaces: wherever their heads will fit, their bodies can follow.

Are ferrets tame?

Ferrets learn quickly and can be trained to come to cues such as bells or whistles. They easily adapt to a harness and leash and love to go for wal...

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