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Insulinomas in Ferrets

By Dan Loper DVM Ferrets make wonderful pets and companions. When you own a ferret there is never a dull moment–if there is a dull moment, please find your ferret, because it is DEFINITELY getting into trouble! Ferrets need yearly veterinary care to ensure they are happy and healthy, just like dogs and cats. Our […]

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National Ferret Day

Today’s blog is about an animal that truly is the clown of the exotic mammal world. They are noble, smart, fearless, loving, and ever so slinky…The ferret. Ferrets can be great pets and make wonderful, furry additions to our families. Our job at AMC is to make sure they are healthy companions for as many […]

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National Ferret Day

Happy National Ferret Day! In honor of the holiday, brush up on your knowledge about one of our most favorite (and longest) pets. Ferrets have been domesticated for quite a while. They are related to polecats.  Ferrets are the domesticated subspecies of European polecats. When threatened, ferrets will dance. In the wild, ferrets perform a […]

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Rabbits & Pocket Pets

Although the ancestors of today’s hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rats, mice, rabbits and chinchillas were wild animals, the “pocket” pets we keep in our homes today are captive-bred and completely dependent on human caretakers for food, care, company and protection. These small mammals merit the same status in pet society as their larger counterparts. Rabbits […]

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