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Do You Know Your Ferret Lingo?

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Whether you’re new to ferrets or have been a ferret parent for years, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the ‘lingo’ used in the ferret world.

Here are some terms to use when speaking “ferret”:

AFA – The American Ferret Association – a good source of information and advice about ferrets. The group’s website can be found at www.ferret.org.

Albino – As in other species, an albino is a ferret without pigment. Albino ferrets have white fur and red eyes.

Black Sable A specific coloration of ferret: a black/brown coat with dark eyes and a dark nose.

Blaze – The streak that appears down the middle of a ferret’s head. Continue reading