Exotic Mammal Information

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Jul

Letters to Dr. Hannon: Ferret Hair Loss

Letters to Dr. Hannon: Ferret Hair Loss

Dear Dr. Hannon, My pet ferret, I. M. Weasel, is starting to lose his hair on his back and tail.  His appetite and everything else seem normal, and he is not acting itchy.  Can ferrets go bald?  Could he have mange? - Future MEMBER, Hair Club for Ferrets Dear Hairless, Unlike humans, ferrets don’t usually go bald when they get older (or grow more nose and ear hair for that matter). 

27
Jul

About Pocket Pets

About Pocket Pets

Gerbils & Hamsters Gerbils are small rodents originating from the desert areas of Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa. Their long tails help them to balance on their hind legs. They're social animals who prefer to live in family groups. Hamsters are nocturnal rodents that originated in the Middle East. They prefer a life

27
Jul

About Rabbits

About Rabbits

Rabbits make intelligent, friendly and quiet house pets. The average life span for a bunny is 7 to 10 years with records of up to 15 years of age reported. Rabbits are growing in popularity as house pets. Social as well as active and playful, they have the potential to be wonderful pets for the prepared owner. Pet Qualities

27
Jul

About Ferrets

About Ferrets

About Ferrets What Is A Ferret, Anyway? Well, that's a good question. A ferret is a small, furry mammal of the mustlid (not rodent) family. They usually range in size from 1 to 5 pounds. It's believed that Ferrets come from the Steppe and European polecats. Most believe they were domesticated over 3000 years