Diet is very important and as pet owners, it is our responsibility to ensure that our pets are provided with adequate nutrition. Balancing a diet can be tricky, but when you’ve done all the research and have educated yourself, it should come pretty easily to you. Don’t fret, and take every step as it comes. The fact you’re currently reading this right now is evidence enough that you’re on the right track.
A well balanced diet should provide the ferret’s body with all the essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals that is required to maintain cells, tissues and organs as well as to function correctly on a day to day basis. Without a balanced diet, ferrets are at risk of disease, infections, and illnesses.
They simply would not thrive without it and you’d be paying more for treatment and vet trips in the long run. A healthy diet can actually help give a boost and support to the body when the body is tackling a disease or illness. For example, a species apappropriate diet can help balance out the blood glucose level in ferrets with Insulinoma, thus making it more manageable.
Throughout our Diet section for The Natural Ferret, I hope that you can find some appropriate articles in order to educate yourself on Diet and Nutrition. If you have any questions that are left unanswered, please contact us and we will assist you however we can.