Message Number: YG35 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-02-19 08:23:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Ferrets and Skunks, etc,...

Other than the obvious one of rabies,skunks and mink aren't supposed
to be vaccinated,I'd think with mink there might be an increased risk
of ADV.Also Mink share some of the same parasites as ferrets.Are you
talking wild or bred in captivity?


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., wolfysluv@a... wrote:
> ::raising my hand::
> "question.. question..." Some skunk owners told me that they
carry some
> organism naturally, and that there is not way to vanquish it. That
the idea
> that you can is a myth. I forget what it is. :( Anyway.. I was
wondering if
> having Skunks with Ferrets have any health issues to be aware about
such as
> parasites, etc.. And what about Ferrets and Mink, racoon,,,, etc.
> I think that there are no health risks in having dogs with ferrets,
and even
> cats with ferrets. Well ok outside of distemper...but vaccines do
take care
> of that with prevention. ok all done asking.
> Wolfy
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