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How Much Does a Baby Ferret Cost?

(August 13, 2010)

Kits, more commonly known as baby ferret, have become a very common choice of pets, especially with children. This is mainly because of their gentle but active and playful nature. Ferrets are also great for adults and elderly people and are often employed as a form of therapy. They are also a great way to de-stress after a long day at work as they enjoy their owner’s company and are generally very affectionate. Most people are unsure as to where to buy baby ferret from, as the place that a ferret is bought from plays a big role in the ferret’s nature. There are now a couple of options that perspective pet owners can choose from:

Pet shops are probably the most common choice for buying baby ferrets. You can see signs for baby ferrets that are on sale quite regularly at most pet stores. Another advantage of purchasing a pet ferret from a pet shop is that you can buy food, supplies and most other accessories required, at one place.

Online stores are great sources for, not just for books and electronics, but also pets. There are several websites from where you can buy a baby ferret. Many of such sites are very useful for other purposes too, as they address the common needs and concerns related to ferrets.
Professional pet breeders often list baby ferrets that are for sale, through newspaper listings and advertisements. You could also check the papers for listing for farms that are selling a litter of baby ferrets.
There are several animal shelters that raise and take care of animals including ferrets. Most shelters either sell baby ferrets or put them up for adoption.

How Much Does A Baby Ferret Cost?

Baby ferret costs can differ from one place to another, depending mainly on where you buy them from. In some cases, the price may also differ, depending upon the age, color and medical condition of the ferret. At most pet stores, the baby ferret price can range anywhere between $ 100 and $ 250. At some common pet store chains the cost of a baby ferret is around $ 130. Private pet breeders and pet farms can charge between $ 150 and $ 350 for baby ferrets. It is also possible to get ferrets from animal shelters at a lower price - around $ 100 for baby ferrets and $ 60 for older ferrets.

However, these are just the cost of the ferrets. The process of ferret supplies, accessories and vaccinations will also need to be taken into account, as they can raise the overall baby ferret cost considerably.

Submitted by N M on August 13, 2010 at 06:52


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