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Ferret Training Tricks – How To Train Your Ferret?

Ferret TrainingIn the first years of domestication, ferret training usually consisted of learning how to hunt for humans. However, the role of the domestic ferret has changed over time. Now most human owners keep ferrets as pets, and thus the needs have changed.

The main reasons humans train ferrets now is to use their littler pan, or to curb nipping. Ferret training works on a system of positive encouragement, and meaningful negative reinforcement. It should be made clear that rarely to animals understand “punishment” as we do, so negative reinforcement must be done in a way that the animal understands.

Ferret Care Guide: Top 10 Things Ferret Owners Need To Know

Ferret CareIs a ferret right for you? Here are some ferret facts that you should know when considering a fuzzy rascal of your own.

Top 10 Things Ferret Owners Should Know:

1. Ferrets are Domestic Animals — While some claim that ferrets are still wild, this is simply incorrect. Humans have taken to ferret care for nearly 2,000 years. They are thoroughly domesticated and cannot survive well without human caregivers.