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Cute and inquisitive, domestic ferrets aren’t rodents, but belong to a family of animals that includes weasels and mink. Check out our tips on how to adopt, care for and give a ferret a lifelong home. Also, learn how to help stop their commercial breeding for sale in pet stores or research.

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Marketed by the pet industry as an unique alternative to dogs or cats, ferrets can suffer when their owners haven't been prepared to meet their specific needs. Find out if a ferret is the right pet for you.

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