From the category archives:

Small Pets / Ferrets

Sharing the joy and love of the season with a pet who really needs it.

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One of the common misconceptions about ferrets is that they need regular baths, usually to keep them smelling nice. However, shampooing your ferret can do more harm than good and won’t do much of anything for his overall odor!

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Since it’s Friday, I’ve just been chomping at the bit to get to the end of the day. Although my job is fun, sometimes the weekend just can’t come soon enough. I took a walk down to our Creative department a little bit ago to take a break. Thelma and Louise are some resident pets […]

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Popular Rat at School

by Promise N. on March 26, 2012

Pet rats at a science fair? Yes! This pet rat didn’t win a gold star for his maze agility but he was popular as he delighted people in attendance.

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Guinea pigs behave nicely outside their cage, are pretty low maintenance and have great personalities. Besides that, they’re cute!

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Several feathered, scaly, and furry pets call Drs. Foster & Smith offices their home. Take a look at some fun pictures of these cuties!

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

by DFS-Pet-Blog on January 9, 2012

Find out what’s normal rabbit shedding and when you should consult your veterinarian.

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The benefits of pet ownership is so powerful that maybe doctors should start prescribing pets!

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World Rabies Day

by DFS-Pet-Blog on September 28, 2011

Annually, over 6,000 cases of rabies are reported in animals in the U.S. Make sure the rabies vaccination status of your dog, cat or ferret is current!

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Drs. Foster & Smith employee Keri K. shares some quick stats about her ferrets, Hocus & Pocus.

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Easter is a good time to note a few Easter traditions that can cause harm to pets…and to note a few human traditions that pets would enjoy, too!

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Rabbit neutering: research shows neutered male rabbits may live longer, are tamer, have less odor, and are less likely to spray urine.

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FDA Warning on Xylitol

by DFS-Pet-Blog on February 22, 2011

The FDA is cautioning consumers about the risks associated with the accidental consumption of xylitol by dogs and ferrets.

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