Because of their small size and fast metabolism, ferrets can become
critically ill very quickly. The good news, however, is that they are also
capable of recovering almost as quickly.
Fortunately, there are few major illnesses that affect ferrets. However, those
few can be devastating. This space is reserved for identifying and coping with
the care of ferrets who you may suspect of having or who have been diagnosed
with one of these illnesses.
Adrenal Tumors - Is your ferret going
bald? Should you worry?
ECE - Epizootic Catarrhal Enteritis -
The "Green" Virus - One of the most fear-inducing, yet highly treatable illnesses
that can strike your ferrets.
Insulinoma - Drooling,
staggering, staring into space. Now what?