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Our Featured Columbia, MD Partner:

The Ferret Inn

Pet adoption saves lives. Adopt a pet and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 531-4936

http://www.theferretinn.com

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

We are willing to adopt in Md. , Va. , Pa., Del . as long as it is within a reasonable driving distance . A home visit is necessary for adoption .

About Our Rescue Group:

The Ferret Inn is glad to open its doors to your individual ferret needs. Our goal is to provide homeless ferrets with a temporary loving environment while they await adoption. While in our care the ferrets not only receive medical care but they also experience a positive nurturing environment.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

http://www.theferretinn.com

Come Meet our Pets:

We hold monthly adoption/education events at the Columbia Petsmart, Annapolis Petco and Ellicott City Petco. Please visit our website www.theferretinn.org for a list of dates and times for upcoming shows.

Our Adoption Process:

please fill out an adoption application at www.theferretinn.com
One received we will review the application and contact you . Please be patient as this can take up to a week . You are welcome to drop us an email as a reminder .Once received , there will be a phone interview , to answer any questions you or we may have .
If you are a first time ferret owner , we will recommend a few websites to familiarize yourself with general ferret care and health issues .
A visit to the shelter to meet the ferrets is the next step .We will also need to do a home visit , to help make recommendations for ferret proofing .It is most important to have a ferret knowledgeable that you can build a relationship with .If you have a current vet we may contact them for a reference . If you are a renter a note or phone call from your landlord will be necessary.
There is an adoption fee starting at $50.00 to $100.00 depending on the age of the ferret . There is a $20.00 discount for multiples .
Ferrets are ADV negative , and have rabies , and distemper vaccines .

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

small animals can make wonderful pets, and rather than buying a small animal for sale or finding a small animal breeder, adopting a small animal from an animal shelter or rescue organization is the perfect way to add a small animal to your family. Keep in mind, there is a lot you will need to know when you provide a home for a small animal. You will need to learn what to feed them, how much exercise or attention your small animal needs, and many other important things about how to house and care for a small animal. There are different types of small animals including Chinchilla, Degu, Ferret, Gerbil, Guinea Pig, Hamster, Hedgehog, Mouse, Prairie Dog, Rat, Skunk, and Sugar Glider.

Pet adoption saves lives. Adopt a pet and you'll have a friend for life! Please consider a rescue pet before you buy a pet from a breeder or pet store. Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.