Message Number: YG7303 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Caitlyn M. Martin
Date: 2001-09-18 12:07:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Quarantine Question

Hi, Christopher,

> I was curious, especially with the shelters, how long a new ferret
> should be kept in quarantine from an existing business of ferrets.

I do rescues, but I'm not running a shelter. I hope that's good enough.

My vet recommends a minimum of 10 days. During that time we keep them in a
separate bedroom, and shower and change clothes before interacting with our
business. That keeps risks to an absolute minimum.

All the best,