Biology and medicine of the ferret.

  title={Biology and medicine of the ferret.},
  author={Cynthia L. Besch-Williford},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  volume={17 5},
There is still much more to be learned about ferret behavior, nutrition, and physiologic responses associated with aging, disease, and environmental stimuli. The many similarities in the clinical disorders of ferrets and other small companion animals should emphasize the importance of using the same diagnostic methods developed for common companion animals in examinations of ferrets. There is still very little known of the efficacy of a wide spectrum of drugs in ferrets, and judicious use of… CONTINUE READING