Ferrets are a popular pet among many consumers, which translates to good business for retailers to have them in their stores. And considering how these critters are in demand, which makes them “good for business,” it’s only fitting that a group of ferrets is called a business. But there is a lot to know about these small, sociable pets.
For example, according to the American Ferret Association, ferrets require diets based on highly digestible animal (meat) protein with little to no carbohydrates. That means dry food options should have at least 36 percent protein and be moderate in fats (approximately 20 percent) and low in carbohydrates.
Additionally, ferrets sleep an average of 18 hours per day, but will adjust their schedule to their owners. And a ferret’s environment should include plenty of soft bedding and safe toys, with the temperature kept in their comfort range of between 50 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
This is just some of the information consumers need to know when it comes to the care of their ferret. Knowing this and more about ferrets will help you stand out from your competition to your ferret-owning clientele. They will be coming back to you on both your knowledge and the products you have to offer. Of course, that means the products you have in your store should be as expansive and diverse as your knowledge. Have products like these that address a ferret’s nutrition, play, sleep and more. Not only will they keep ferrets happy and healthy, but safe as well.
Marshall Pet Ferret Finder
Bluetooth connects this silicone, LED battery powered collar with any mobile device. The Ferret Finder app is a free, one-time download that allows you to find your ferret hiding in a house by sounding an alarm on the ferret’s collar. Assign separate pictures, names and sounds to each member of your business.
Kaytee Fiesta Ferret Food
Kaytee Fiesta Ferret food is a nutritionally fortified gourmet diet made of a premium blend of fruits, vegetables, seeds and grains offering maximum variety, fun and nutrition for ferrets. Fiesta contains prebiotics and probiotics to support digestive health and is formulated with your small animal species in mind.
Versele-Laga Complete Ferret is nutrition without worries. The exceptionally tasty all-in-one pellets avoid selective feeding behavior. That way your ferret gets all essential nutrients and stays perfectly healthy. The cereal and gluten-free food contains 90 percent protein of animal origin for an optimum digestion and condition. The added taurine helps to maintain a good functioning of the cardiac muscle. Versele-Laga Complete Ferret is developed by veterinarians, based on advanced scientific insights.
Prevue Pet ZZZ’s Hammock
Prevue Pet Products ZZZ’s Hammock is a soft and cuddly ferret sleep accessory. Made from a super soft brown suede material with blue straps which easily attach to cage wire with quick links. The plush material invites pets to curl up inside. This space-saving, elevated design measures 17 inches long and 12½ inches wide.