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Ferret Breeders Roanoke VA

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.

PETCO
(540) 342-2364
630 Brandon Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA
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-7:00pm

High Hopes Dog Training
(540) 343-3849
Roanoke
Roanoke, VA
 
Pet City
(540) 366-7010
5319 Williamson Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
Petsmart
(540) 362-2994
4749 Valley View Blvd NW
Roanoke, VA
 
Petland
(540) 776-1605
4335 Pheasant Ridge Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
PetSmart
(540) 362-2994
4749 Valley View Blvd NW
Roanoke, VA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Signature K9
(540) 904-5282
2836 Nicholas Ave NE
Roanoke, VA
 
PetSmart
(540) 362-2994
4749 VALLEY VIEW BLVD NW
ROANOKE, VA

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Taj Mapaw
(540) 342-3557
3112 Franklin Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
Dog Guard of Southwestern VA
(540) 983-0353
5338 Peters Creek Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
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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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Pet Owners in Virginia shared their opinions about Pet Owner Survey
Do you own any pets?
Yes: 82%
No: 17%
What type(s) of pet(s) do you own? (Select all that apply)
Dog: 66%
Cat: 66%
Bird: 0%
Small pet (e.g. rabbit, hamster, ferret): 5%
Exotic pet (snake, lizard): 5%
Fish: 22%
Horse: 5%
Pig: 0%
Other farm animal: 0%
Other: 0%
What types of pet information do you most frequently seek out on the Internet? (Select all that apply)
Health-related symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, limping, etc.): 50%
In-depth information about your pet's health (allergies, ticks and fleas, nutrition, etc.): 44%
Cute pet pictures or funny videos: 50%
Pets in the News (hero stories, photo contests, etc.): 16%
Breed information or place to adopt a pet: 33%
Finding a vet for your pet: 27%
Alerts (pet food recalls, seasonal alerts, etc.): 33%
Other: 11%
How important is it that the medical/health-related content you find is veterinarian-approved?
Not at all important: 5%
Not that important: 5%
Neutral: 38%
Important: 11%
Very important: 38%
Source: Survey.com